Florida man hospitalized after attack

Police in the Tampa, Florida-area are looking for the two men who attacked and stabbed a deaf man. They approached him from behind, just a few hundred yards from a mall. WTVT-TV has a video report. There’s no captioning but you can read the story here. FOX 13...

On this Day.. Ed Dundon was born

Ed “Dummy” Dundon was the first deaf player to play baseball professionally. He was born on this day (July 10) in 1859. After attending the Ohio State School for the Deaf, Dundon went on to play several years of professional baseball. He...

Genetic tweaks may reverse some deafness

Researchers are getting close to reversing deafness caused by genetic defects through gene therapy. Dr. Tobias Moser tells NPR “I’d say we are very close” to having gene therapies that can restore hearing loss from a wide range of causes. “The...

A first for London

Leia Armitage is the first child in the London area to get a brainstem implant. The Daily Mail has her story here and below is a video of her parents (no captions). Read More at DeafNewsToday.com Related Blogs Related Blogs on A first for...

The Grateful Dead’s Deaf Zone

The Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” concert in Chicago included a “Deaf Zone,” where fans could follow sign interpreters. the Wall Street Journal has a video report here. Read More at DeafNewsToday.com Related Blogs Related Blogs on The...

The Motion Light Lab at Gally

NPR takes a look at the unique work going on at the Motion Light Lab (ML2) at Gallaudet University where high tech is being used to translate research into tangible educational products. “In its latest venture, the team wants to pair original ASL rhymes with a...