"Many people dream of one day owning their own business -- a dream that's easier for some to live out than others. But as our Stef Manisero shows us, overcoming those hurdles can be awfully sweet" for entrepreneurs who are deaf. See the full story at Spectrum news.
In the late 1950s, researchers faced many unknowns about the effects of space travel on the human body. How would motion sickness impact the ability of astronauts to function and survive? To better understand and manage potential dangers, they looked to the Deaf community. Visit the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Website for more of the story.
The American Civil War played a pivotal role in bringing the nation's deaf population out of society's shadows, asserts a forthcoming book by a former NTID professor.
Harry G. Lang has spent a good part of his professional life chronicling the contributions and history of deaf people — shedding light on a segment of the population that Lang has described as often "invisible" to the general public.
Learn more at the Democrat & Chronicle.