WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) will be developing a scientists-in-training program for deaf and hard-of-hearing, thanks to a federal award.
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D, NY-25) announced the $1 million federal award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The five-year award aims to help increase the number of underrepresented students who enter Ph.D. programs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
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Analynn Serrano has been the deaf education teacher at Crutchfield Elementary school for three years.
She spends most of her days in this classroom mastering the art of communication with her students using her hands.
But sometimes that can serve as a challenge.
"And I think that we do a good job with having access to language here on campus," Crutchfield Elementary deaf education teacher Analynn Serrano said. "I've got pictures and labels on everything. I don't know if you noticed the school that I've got labels and pictures on everything."
Serrano teaches six students from grades kindergarten to fourth grade on a variety of subjects.
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In order to survive, Gallaudet University has to blend a diverse student body from very different backgrounds: deaf culture and hearing culture. Can football players show the school how?
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The halls at Sudie L. Williams Elementary School echo with the familiar sounds of teachers explaining lessons and students answering queries.
However, it is only because of the school’s unique Oral Deaf Education program that dozens of students on campus are able to hear those questions at all.
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Thirty-two videos have been translated so far. The goal is to complete 1,000 videos by fall 2019.
The hope is to launch a movement and inspire others to start creating sign language academic videos to open source education for the deaf.
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