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The Sherman Public Library is bringing story telling to kids in sign language. Read more about how the library "want(s) to be a resource to everyone, so having an ASL story time can bring more people in to the library," Youth Librarian Melissa Salazar said. The ASL interpreted story time is every Wednesday this summer at the MLK building in Sherman at 10 a.m. It's free and open to anyone.
Lufkin High School deaf students performed in a viral video of the song, Where is the Love? by Black Eyed Peas, which has over 26,000 views. Read more about the musical video!
Dr. Justus Peters from Glen Rose, Texas opens up about his painful struggles with hearing impairment from childhood all the way to medical school and the life beyond in his memoir titled “A Walk in My Moccasins: Memoirs of a Deaf Physician” (CreateSpace, 2012).
The title of the book does not only refer to his unique status as a deaf doctor but also pays homage to his Native American heritage through his mother, who is part Creek Indian. His mother inspired him to keep going when things got difficult. Her unwavering support kept him on the right path.
RIT's NTID will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. NTID became a catalyst for diversity and inclusion on campus, creating a postsecondary learning environment never before seen in this country. With the emergence of more than 200 majors, research opportunities, doctoral degree readiness programming and a 94 percent career placement rate, the “Grand Experiment” is a grand success. To read more about the history and the upcoming celebration, go to http://www.ntid.rit.edu/news/grand-experiment-grand-success-50-years-later.