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  • Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give

    Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give
    If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and the post-wedding reception, people with a hearing loss are at a serious disadvantage. They also have difficulty with casual exchanges and personal introductions and may feel left out.
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am

    FLASHBACK: In 1964, the Eagles beat the Steelers at ASD Stadium

    August 11 1984—Dieruff grad Joe Atiyeh, who holds dual citizenship, settles for a silver medal — Syria's first-ever Olympic medal — when he is pinned by Lou Banach in 1:01 in the 100-kilogram freestyle wrestling tournament final in...

    Sign language makes church accessible to hearing-impaired

    Andrew Baginski became aware of the deaf community when three of his cousins could not hear in the traditional way, so he learned to communicate with his family in the language they spoke – American Sign Language. Every other Saturday at 4 p.m.,...

    Autism diagnostic changes shuffle the puzzle

    Autism diagnostic changes shuffle the puzzle
    From headline-grabbing studies to prime-time TV, autism has entered mainstream conversation like never before. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that autism rates rose nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2010. The condition...