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Research shows how sign language exposure affects young cochlear implant recipients

Research shows how sign language exposure affects young cochlear implant recipients

Left- or right-handedness influences speed of understanding sign language, study finds

Left- or right-handedness influences speed of understanding sign language, study finds

British Sign Language users have better reaction times in peripheral vision, study finds

British Sign Language users have better reaction times in peripheral vision, study finds

Researcher paints pitiless picture of life for people with acquired deaf-blindness

Researcher paints pitiless picture of life for people with acquired deaf-blindness

First basic sign language and dictionary developed for deaf and hearing impaired people in South Sudan

First basic sign language and dictionary developed for deaf and hearing impaired people in South Sudan

Sign language may be highly effective in treating children with apraxia of speech

Sign language may be highly effective in treating children with apraxia of speech

Action on Hearing Loss supports launch of Accessible Information Standard for people with hearing deficits

Action on Hearing Loss supports launch of Accessible Information Standard for people with hearing deficits

Action on Hearing Loss urges people with hearing deficits to inform GP about communication needs

Action on Hearing Loss urges people with hearing deficits to inform GP about communication needs

Scientists explore why some kids respond better to cochlear implants than others

Scientists explore why some kids respond better to cochlear implants than others

NIH-funded study aims to improve health of deaf and hard-of-hearing population

NIH-funded study aims to improve health of deaf and hard-of-hearing population

MedStar Washington Hospital Center sets up new videophone booth for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing patients

MedStar Washington Hospital Center sets up new videophone booth for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing patients

Study demonstrate similarities in language acquisition between signed and spoken languages

Study demonstrate similarities in language acquisition between signed and spoken languages

Left brain hemisphere not dominant in the processing of all languages

Left brain hemisphere not dominant in the processing of all languages

Twenty Radboud researchers receive Veni grant as part of Innovational Research Incentives Scheme

Twenty Radboud researchers receive Veni grant as part of Innovational Research Incentives Scheme

New study sheds light on linguistic characteristic of autistic children

New study sheds light on linguistic characteristic of autistic children

Harris Health System uses sign language video technology to communicate with hearing-impaired patients

Harris Health System uses sign language video technology to communicate with hearing-impaired patients

ASL Services selected as finalist in Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards

ASL Services selected as finalist in Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards

Deaf people have high levels of risk factors for common conditions

Deaf people have high levels of risk factors for common conditions

InDemand Interpreting awarded group purchasing contract with Premier

InDemand Interpreting awarded group purchasing contract with Premier

DSN supports research into possible links between deafness and dementia

DSN supports research into possible links between deafness and dementia