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  • 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., Baginski is in the right front corner of the main chapel of St. Andrews Church in Colchester, signing for those who could not otherwise hear the hymns, songs, services and prayers.
  • Tony-Winning Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies at 70

    Deaf, Tony-winning actress Phyllis Frelich, who both inspired and starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," died Thursday in her Temple City, Calif. home. She was 70. According to her husband Robert Steinberg, Frelich suffered from...

    Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed

    Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed
    A federal judge in Washington has dismissed the high-profile discrimination lawsuit of a Gallaudet University official who claimed she was unfairly demoted for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law to referendum. U.S. District Judge...

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]
    In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...

    Julia fears that Tom is right to be suspicious of Peter

    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: A memorable evening together resulted in Taylor moving in with Eric. Bill took that discovery as a signal to try to persuade Brooke to do whatever it takes to gain control of Forrester Creations. Rick's growing closeness to Maya was...