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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Arts: How to make a musical for the Deaf (BuzzFeed) Deaf West, a premiere Deaf theater company based in Los Angeles, will be taking the musical Spring Awakening to Broadway this fall. In … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Sports Illustrated honors walker with a cause (Disability Scoop) A week after 15-year-old Hunter Gandee walked to Ann Arbor while carrying his little brother with cerebral palsy, he walked onto the pages … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 20 – Friday, October 24

Human Interest: To Siri, with love (The New York Times) For most people, Siri, Apple’s ”intelligent personal assistant” on the iPhone, is merely a momentary diversion. But for the author’s son, who has autism, it’s more. His practice conversation with … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 24 – Friday, March 28

Human Interest: Boston bombing survivor dances again (United Press International) A professional dancer who lost the lower part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing about a year ago is the recipient of a prosthetic limb specially designed … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup — Monday, Feb 24 – Friday, Feb 28

Human Interest: H Street NE Bars and Restaurants Reach Out to Their Deaf Neighbors (Washington City Paper) Several bars and restaurants along H Street NE in Washington’s Capitol Hill District have hired staff that knows sign language in an effort … Continue reading

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