Woman beaten by Police

A woman with hearing loss says police beat her for not responding to their verbal orders–orders she couldn’t hear. The altercation took place last week in Federal Way, Washington and it left Megan Graham visibly bruised. Graham claims she was just driving...

Award for Starting Company to Help the Deaf

Cheryl Cullen A UK woman who works with the deaf has been recognized for her work by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Dynamics Change Ambassadors Awards. Cheryl Cullen was among the top five in the ‘No Boundaries’ category, with Anandha Ponnampalam of Sapient...

How to Speak to the Deaf

* Make sure you have eye contact with the person before speaking * If there is an interpreter, speak to and look at the deaf person not the interpreter * Face the person to whom you are speaking (that helps with lip-reading) * Stand in good lighting and avoid standing...