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Deaf Children

This Mascot's Sweet Surprise For A Deaf Fan At The Ballpark Was A Grand Slam Of Awesomeness

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.02.2014 | Good News

One little baseball fan just got a wonderful surprise from his favorite mascot. Hunter Samworth, 7, is deaf and a huge fan of Heater, the mascot fo...

Building Communication With a Deaf Child

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Lydia L. Callis

After a lifetime of feeling excluded from your own family, believing they never really got to know you, how do you make up for lost time? What is there to talk about?

'Hear' to Stay: Cochlear Implants for Babies? Oh My!

Roberta Michnick Golinkoff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

Welcome to a whole new world where we can restore a child's hearing and give them the gift of language. What's next? In the not too distant future, we might repair a child's hearing at birth or give a blind child vision even before she leaves the hospital.

Deaf Teen Hears Again After Years Of Silence (VIDEO)

Posted 10.16.2012 | Teen

Stephanie Montalvo has grown up being unable to listen to listen to music or hear the sound of laughter -- the 15-year-old has been legally deaf since...

Blind Girl Denied Use Of Cane; Museum Says It Was A Misunderstanding

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.03.2012 | Parents

A museum in New Hampshire has apologized for refusing to allow an 8-year-old blind girl named Abby Duffy to use her white cane inside the museum, WMU...

The Gift of Hearing

Brent Marieb | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home
Brent Marieb

My youngest brother, Kyle, who is now 12 years old, was born profoundly deaf and was diagnosed when he was six months old. Kyle is such an amazing, brave, and inspiring kid.

Creating A Future For Afghanistan's Deaf

Shannon Galpin | Posted 02.27.2012 | Good News
Shannon Galpin

Working with ANAD, we secured a from the Afghan government to serve as a permanent location for Afghanistan's deaf to build a thriving community.

WATCH: 'I Can Tell That We Are Gonna Be Friends': Deaf Children Perform White Stripes Cover

Posted 11.29.2011 | Impact

The White Stripes may have disbanded last February, but their music is still making an impact. The band's early-2000s ballad "We're Going To Be Fr...

A Chat With New John Tracy Clinic President and CEO Dr. Maria E. Garay

Victoria Namkung | Posted 06.01.2011 | Impact
Victoria Namkung

This month, the John Tracy Clinic is in the running for a Pepsi Refresh Project grant. I recently caught up with the organization's new president and ceo, Maria E. Garay.

Fatima, 4-Year-Old Deaf Iraqi Girl, Given The Ability To Hear In India (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though her parents had initially lost all hope, a deaf Iraqi girl has been granted the ability to hear thanks to a team of tireless Indian doctors, th...