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News Archive

Year: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

Year 2010

11/18/10:
Hlibok Named Chief of the FCC's Disability Rights Office

8/20/10:
New Deaf Church in Swartz Creek

3/5/10:
Governor Announces Appointments to Advisory Council on Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Year 2009

11/13/09:
MSU Deaf Ed Program Closing

10/18/09:
Trustees Name 10th President of Gallaudet University

10/15/09:
Sidekick Outage Trouble

8/30/09:
Disability Web Site by U.S. Dept. of Labor

8/26/09:
DODHH New Brochure - Deaf Persons' Interpreter Act

7/1/09:
ASL Video Podcast
DISABILITY LAW LOWDOWN

5/3/09:
Agencies Merge in West Michigan

4/9/09:
Launch of OIC Movies Online in ASL

4/2/09:
Sprint Announces Next Generation Of CAPTEL(r) Phones For Hard Of Hearing Users

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3/22/09:
Sue Thomas: F.B.EYE,’ Premiers Monday, April 6, 2009 on Animal Planet


Year 2008

12/16/08:
Secretary Land Announces Pilot to Assist Customers Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

11/13/08:
History-making major leaguer Curtis Pride to coach at Gallaudet

11/3/08:
Book about man with Usher's Syndrome

10/19/08:
NAD Partners with DeafNation to Host Deaf Viewpoints: 2008 U.S. Presidential Election

10/3/08:
Redskins Case Could Impact All Stadiums

9/27/08:
Rights Under ADA Protected

9/21/08:
Deaf/HH Customers Use Order Assist in the Drive Thru

4/6/08:
In Memory: Dr. Jerald M. Jordan

4/3/08:
Hallmark Film Explores Deafness and Cochlear Implants

3/31/08:
NAD Partners with the IRS to Share Important Information

3/7/08:
SPRINT’S HARD OF HEARING CUSTOMERS BENEFIT FROM NEW AND FREE WEB-BASED SOLUTION

3/3/08:
Web Captioned Telephone Service Available Nationwide

2/25/08:
U.S. HOUSE PASS CAPTIONER TRAINING BILL
Need for more CART Providers Recognized

2/14/08:
Don't Be Scammed by Deaf Lottery

2/5/08:
Lions and Rexton Launch Affordable Hearing Aid Project

2/4/08:
NAD Salutes PepsiCo for its Super Bowl Ad in ASL

2/1/08:
NAD Board of Directors Approves New ASL Position Statement

1/25/08:
NAD Works With PepsiCo on Super Bowl Ad in American Sign Language

1/18/08:
Michigan State University provides Living/Learning option for American Sign Language Communicators & Learners

1/7/08:
Wireless Videophone Unveiled

Year 2007

11/14/07:
News and Sports in ASL- FREE

11/1/07:
In-flight Captioning Announced

10/26/07:
NAD Co-Sponsors Presidential Candidates Forum:
A National Forum on Equality, Opportunity, and Access

10/25/07:
Governor Granholm Endorses Historic Interpreter Bill

10/18/07:
National Theatee of the Deaf Names Executive Director

10/10/07:
Important New Information from FDA on Cochlear Implants

10/10/07:
New Board Members to Gallaudet

10/5/07:
AOL, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! Unite to Advance Online Media Captioning

10/4/07:
Deaf Celebration Day A Huge Success
Video Highlights Events

10/2/07:
Hamilton Relay Sponsors New TDI Consumer Advocacy Training Program on Technology Access

9/27/07:
A Word from DODHH

9/27/07:
Michigan's New Interpreter Law PA 23 & 24
DODHH – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

9/24/07:
Woman with Hearing Loss Wins Harassment Case

9/7/07:
Woman with Hearing Loss Wins Harassment Case

6/29/07:
Granholm Signs Laws Expanding Rights of Deaf & Hard of Hearing

6/8/07:
Interpreter Bill PASSED!

5/25/07:
Bill Increases Access to Certified Sign Language Interpreters

4/23/07:
Court Decision Will Help Ensure Effective Communication In Hospitals

4/11/07:
Initiative to Assist Hospitals in Effective Communication

3/23/07:
Your Own Toll-free Phone Number for All Calls

3/23/07:
MI Interpreter Bill Passes House

2/1/07:
MI Coalition Releases Statement: Communication Access in Medical Care

1/31/07:
KFC Hires Deaf Workers in Pakistan

1/25/07:
Deaf Residents Sue in Minnesota

1/4/07:
Through Deaf Eyes – PBS special

1/3/07:
What Would Happen if Most of the People in the U.S. Became Deaf Overnight?


Year 2006

12/22/06:
INTERNET PROTOCOL CAPTIONED TELEPHONE SERVICE ELIGIBLE FOR INTERSTATE TRS FUND

11/14/06:
SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE/ NATIONAL PARK SERVICE:
Leader of the "Pack" When the Topic is "HEARING ACCESS"

11/6/06:
CEPIN PROJECT UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE

10/30/06:
RID TESTING SUPERSITE NOW IN MICHIGAN!

10/30/06:
Gallaudet Terminates Fernandes

10/17/06:
Court says UPS discriminated against deaf drivers

9/26/06:
Progress on Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit

9/19/06:
Michigan Chapters Selected for Hear from Start, Talk for Lifetime Campaign

8/3/06:
Employment Rights Of People With Hearing Loss- New EEOC Publication

6/7/06:
Bill Introduced in Michigan to Require Use of Qualified Interpreters

5/9/06:
No-Confidence Vote for New Gallaudet President

5/5/06:
Hearing Loss Association of Michigan names Legislator of the Year

5/2/06:
Gallaudet Names University’s Second Deaf President

02/28/06:
Deaf Attorney Fights for Court Access

02/17/06:
Sign Language Services of Michigan, LLC Opens Learning Center and Store

01/20/06:
Michigan SHHH Changes its Name to the Hearing Loss Association of Michigan


Year 2005

11/23/05:
MSD Students Suspended for Protest

11/21/05:
Community Protests Deaf Education

11/17/05:
National Deaf Education Reform Now on the Web

11/7/05:
Are You Ready?

11/7/05:
NBC’s Three Wishes Television Show Has a Local Connection

8/5/05:
Classroom Acoustics Standard now Free

7/14/05:
New Rules to Improve VRS Services

4/7/05:
Free Credit Reports Now Available in Michigan

3/25/05:
Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Introduced

3/1/05:
Deaf Pitcher Heading for Major Leagues

2/25/05:
FCC Fines 3 Local Stations

2/16/05:
URGENT NEWS: State Budget Crisis May Impact Hearing Services

1/31/05:
Online Interpreting Service Launched

1/13/05:
Revised IDEA Impacts on Deaf/HH Students

1/03/05:
President Signs IDEA Reauthorization


Year 2004

12/06/04: Video Phone Booth for Deaf Callers in Traverse City

11/29/04: Lion’s Develop Hearing Aid for Low–Income People

11/23/04: Volunteer Service Provides Help with Tax Preparation

11/23/04: Relay Services a Priority in an Emergency

11/22/04: National Theatre of the Deaf to Perform on Sesame Street

11/03/04: Recycled TV Captions for Web streaming

10/26/04: President Bush Signs Assistive Technology Act

10/18/04: Protein that Enables Hearing

10/05/04: New Study– Deaf/HH Patients & Medical Care

09/30/04: Americans with Disabilities Act Revised

09/26/04: Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Emergency Preparedness

09/22/04: Michael Moore Meets Hearing Assistive Technology

09/13/04: Legislative Advocacy Success for Michigan’s 2005 Budget

08/31/04: Organizations Petition FCC on Captioning Quality

08/26/04: Maintaining Michigan’s Early Hearing Detection Program Needs

08/12/04: Founder of SHHH is Mourned

08/12/04: Deaf Parents Received Extreme Home Makeover

08/12/04: Emergency Systems Must include People with Hearing Loss

08/12/04: Voters have Right to Assistance at Polls

05/13/04: Ruling Expands Movie Captioning

04/30/04: Medicaid for Hearing Aids Debated

04/13/04: "Silence No More Rally" Supports Captioning

04/1/04: Audio Descriptions and Open Captions– Making Movies more Accessible

03/25/04: Hearing Aid Compatibility For Mobile Phones– SHHH Urges FCC To Keep Rule

03/23/04: ADA Notification Act May Limit ADA

03/22/04: Update on the Hearing Aid Tax Credit

02/24/04: Caption TV Funding Cuts

01/28/04: Interpretype: A New Communication Solution?


Year 2003

November

    New Town for Sign Language Planned

    MSU Researchers Discover Gene Mutations That Cause Hearing Loss

    Bill Could Provide Hearing Aid Tax Credit


October

    Medicaid changes in Hearing Aid Coverage

    Coalition Seeks to Improve Access to Hearing Aids and More


September

    View Deaf Celebration Day 2003 Photo Gallery!

    Coming Soon! College Degree Required for Interpreters

    Deaf Leader, Ardyce Germain, is missed

    New Fall TV Series with Deaf Actress– Shoshannah Stern


August

    Glove translates Sign Language


July

    New Trend? Sign Language Café

    Deaf UPS Workers Win Lawsuit against UPS


June

    Making a Difference: Captioned Cable TV


May

    Deaf Workers Sue U.P.S.


Year 2002

October

    Cochlear Implant Court: “Deaf Kids Get Reprieve”


September

    Cochlear Implant Court in Grand Rapids


May

    Whiz Kid Creates New Signing Method


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