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— hope the small town forgives the deaf  Colonie, NY is a small town of some 82,000 people. A small business building was bulldozed by a deaf driver of a pick up truck. For some reason the deaf driver lost control, ran off the road, and smashed through the business business building. Everything in the building was lost. The owner is very upset about it, but is trying to relocate & to set up the business again. He is well-known in the community. Hopefully it may not cause hatred of the deaf…

— hope the small town forgives the deaf Colonie, NY is a small town of some 82,000 people. A small business building was bulldozed by a deaf driver of a pick up truck. For some reason the deaf driver lost control, ran off the road, and smashed through the business business building. Everything in the building was lost. The owner is very upset about it, but is trying to relocate & to set up the business again. He is well-known in the community. Hopefully it may not cause hatred of the deaf…

— deaf woman not notified of fire in her apartment building The Macon-Bibb Fire Department in Georgia is not too happy about a deaf woman not being notified of a fire in her apartment building. An arsonist set off fire in an apartment on her floor. The fire alarm alerter in her apartment was not working, despite her repeated efforts to have the apartment manager fix it. After seeing water in her living room, she called security but there was no response.

— deaf woman not notified of fire in her apartment building The Macon-Bibb Fire Department in Georgia is not too happy about a deaf woman not being notified of a fire in her apartment building. An arsonist set off fire in an apartment on her floor. The fire alarm alerter in her apartment was not working, despite her repeated efforts to have the apartment manager fix it. After seeing water in her living room, she called security but there was no response.

— deaf given once-in-lifetime permission The Supreme Court never allows cameras & cellphones in the building. But when 12 deaf attorneys were sworn in during a very special ceremony, the Court allowed cellphones. The next day, it was back to normal: no cameras & no cellphones!

Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County > HOME > Cell Phone/Electronic Device Ban

— lead in water at Michigan School f/t Deaf Michigan School for the Deaf is located in Flint. There has been a scandal & much blame finger-pointing in the water lead case. It was not known until this morning that lead was found in a building on the deaf school campus. This problem will be fixed & will go away.

— lead in water at Michigan School f/t Deaf Michigan School for the Deaf is located in Flint. There has been a scandal & much blame finger-pointing in the water lead case. It was not known until this morning that lead was found in a building on the deaf school campus. This problem will be fixed & will go away.

— problem at a deaf school in Sweden  Things are not happy w/ a deaf school in Sweden. A deaf person applied f/t assistant principal position, but the screening board rejected him. As a result, 4 angry deaf activists chained themselves to a school building! Police was called in & arrested these 4 activists.

Dr Phil June 23 2013 talked about tough love therapy gone wrong for two families when teens were abused and mistreated instead of getting needed help.

— bouncer tells deaf group to go away  The bouncer at a nightclub at Adelaide, in Australia, refused to allow a deaf group to enter the building. The angry deaf group said the bouncer was abusive & made fun of their deafness. The nightclub management defended the bouncer, saying he was right, while at the same time, denying that discrimination took place.

— bouncer tells deaf group to go away The bouncer at a nightclub at Adelaide, in Australia, refused to allow a deaf group to enter the building. The angry deaf group said the bouncer was abusive & made fun of their deafness. The nightclub management defended the bouncer, saying he was right, while at the same time, denying that discrimination took place.

— no respect for closed deaf school A deaf school closed up 13 years ago. The building has been vacant since then. No one protects the abandoned property. As a result, it has been vandalized. This closed school is in Great Britain.  •This is the closed Birkdale School for Hearing Impaired Children. It was closed in 2003. Vandals have no respect for Deaf History. It's vandalized because the property is not protected. It is located in Great Britain.

— no respect for closed deaf school A deaf school closed up 13 years ago. The building has been vacant since then. No one protects the abandoned property. As a result, it has been vandalized. This closed school is in Great Britain.

— two inmates walking away from court room Two inmates, awaiting sentencing on charges of assault & battery, were released by the courtroom officer. They just walked out. They were caught just steps away from the court building when the judge & the officers realized something went wrong. The officer was deaf & misunderstood the judge’s instructions to keep them in custody & let them free! It took place, not in USA, but in Cardiff, Wales!

Tribes of Wales at the time of the Roman invasion (The modern border with England is also shown)

— third deaf attempt was successful  Could a deaf person, himself a school drop out w/ only 7th grade education, be able to build an aircraft that was shown on Discovery Channel? Saji James, from a small village in India, tried 3x to build an ultra-light 2-seater aircraft. First 2 attempts failed because of mechanical & technical difficulties. With the help of an experienced mentor, he was successful on his 3rd attempt. Can he fly this aircraft way up in the skies of India? No. He lacks a

— third deaf attempt was successful Could a deaf person, himself a school drop out w/ only 7th grade education, be able to build an aircraft that was shown on Discovery Channel? Saji James, from a small village in India, tried 3x to build an ultra-light 2-seater aircraft. First 2 attempts failed because of mechanical & technical difficulties. With the help of an experienced mentor, he was successful on his 3rd attempt. Can he fly this aircraft way up in the skies of India? No. He lacks a

— hospitality headquarters for deaf tourists  Deaf people love to travel. But when deaf people travel, they see visitors centers. But is there a Deaf Visitor Center? Normally, no, but Kyoto-shi, a city in western Japan is building a Deaf Visitors Center to help deaf tourists w/ their touring plans! A 1st in the world?

Japan Tour Guides, some are free (volunteers)

— a successful owner of a franchise  Many deaf people dream of owning franchises but faced so many barriers that they eventually give up their dreams. One deaf man wanted to own a McDonald’s franchise & even asked the NAD to help him. McDonald’s just refused to deal with him & he gave up. One franchise owner refused to give up.  Alex Trukhin of Pearland, TX owns his Coverall franchise. He has 6 deaf employees & has 35 accounts, building up his business for the past 12 years.

Pearland business owner proves disability does not inhibit opportunity

— most unusual historic London building is a surprise  The British National Trust properties has 510 London buildings listed as landmarks. The Arts & Entertainment editor listed 10 most unusual buildings. #2 on the list is St Bede’s Catholic Church on Clapham Road. It was built in 1924, and  designed to help the deaf worshippers – floor with slope for easy vision, perfect lighting and pulpits on both sides of the church. Why is it a surprise? It is the first Deaf House concept

— most unusual historic London building is a surprise The British National Trust properties has 510 London buildings listed as landmarks. The Arts & Entertainment editor listed 10 most unusual buildings. #2 on the list is St Bede’s Catholic Church on Clapham Road. It was built in 1924, and designed to help the deaf worshippers – floor with slope for easy vision, perfect lighting and pulpits on both sides of the church. Why is it a surprise? It is the first Deaf House concept

— this genius was called an idiot  India has a bad reputation for labelling deaf people as idiots.  Anyway Saji Thomas is deaf & has been called an idiot. Well, he loves airplanes & has built a 2-seater ultralight aircraft by himself, using junk parts & recycled stuff. He has tested this aircraft w/ several flights. He is now awaiting license from the India Directorate General of Civil Aviation. He has 2 goals: to build a twin-engine aircraft & to get a job as a mechanic w/ an aircraft…

— this genius was called an idiot India has a bad reputation for labelling deaf people as idiots. Anyway Saji Thomas is deaf & has been called an idiot. Well, he loves airplanes & has built a 2-seater ultralight aircraft by himself, using junk parts & recycled stuff. He has tested this aircraft w/ several flights. He is now awaiting license from the India Directorate General of Civil Aviation. He has 2 goals: to build a twin-engine aircraft & to get a job as a mechanic w/ an aircraft…

— a millionaire deaf developer  Vanessa Addison is deaf. It did not stop her from investing in a property she felt would be successful. It became a success, and it led her to buying more properties in the area. The property is not for business buildings or apartments, but for houses. So far she owns 40 plots, but she’s not stopping there, always looking for more to buy. It is not in USA, but in United Kingdom. The name of her business is Green Bee Homes.

VANESSA Addison believes the experience of growing up profoundly deaf helped give her the determination to achieve.

— a big crisis with one video relay center Winnepig is coming up soon with their brand new video relay center. And there is a big time crisis, not enough interpreters! How bad is the crisis? There is a program at Red River College to train interpreters. But only 4-5 students graduate per year from that program. And there is a 2nd crisis; almost all of these students are females. If a deaf relay user prefers a male interpreter, there may be noone around!

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has made a striking impact on Winnipeg’s skyline. Designed by Antoine Predock, this impressive building’s concept was

New building at NTID brings the deaf and hearing worlds together | www.WHEC.com

New building at NTID brings the deaf and hearing worlds together | www.WHEC.com

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