Zimbabwe: Where Are the Govt Covid-19 Social Safety Nets?
[Kubatana.net] WALPE in partnership with Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DZT) and Mutasa Youth Forum (MYF) with the support from Christian Aid were on the 7th to the 10th of September 2020 in Mutasa District in Manicaland province for the Citizen Social Accountability Engagement Forums that were held in wards 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 26, 28 and 31. The platforms organised by the three organisations' Women Leadership Networks (WALANs) and Citizen Accountability Teams (CATs) were used to facilitate dialogue, exchange of ideas and participator (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vichay Phommachan: Deaf Artist, Actor, Model, and Dancer
Biography of Vichay Phommachan an 35 years old deaf artist, actor, model, and dancer born in Thailand and raised in Tecumseh, Nebraska (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 12, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Famous Disabled Source Type: news

RIT/NTID researchers study how deaf and hearing people watch sign language
(Rochester Institute of Technology) A recent study has shown that readers' eye gaze behaviors are strong indicators of words that are unexpected, new, or difficult to understand. The study by Rain Bosworth, an assistant professor and researcher in the Center for Sensory, Perceptual, and Cognitive Ecology (SPaCE Center) at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, explores the unknown qualities of gaze behavior for 'sign watching' and how these are affected by a user's language expertise and intelligibility of the sign input. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gaining support for disability equality
UNISON disabled members have won support for the union’s disability equality in the workplace campaigns from Labour’s new shadow minister for disabled people, Vicky Foxcroft MP (pictured). Members of the national disabled members’ committee had the chance to question Vicky at an online meeting over the summer. Vicky started by telling members about her background in the trade union movement and her own experience of “shielding” during COVID-19. Vicky has rheumatoid arthritis and the medication she takes means she is extremely vulnerable to the virus. At the start of the crisis she was able to ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article disabled members equality Source Type: news

South Africa: PanSALB to Launch Sign Language Charter
[SAnews.gov.za] The Pan South African Sign Language (PanSALB) Board will today launch the South African Sign Language Charter (SASL Charter) which is aimed at removing barriers to enable deaf people equal opportunities to information and services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

To Understand the ”Other”: How Disabilities Define Us
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Aug 21 2020 (IPS)   You can shine your shoes and wear a suit you can comb your hair and look quite cute you can hide your face behind a smile one thing you can’t hide is when you’re crippled inside.                                                                ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Arts Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

South Africa: Deaf People Lose Houses to Land Occupation
[GroundUp] About 30 plots in Kuyasa reserved for deaf residents have been occupied. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Opioid use can trigger deafness
(Rutgers University) Opioid use, particularly in high doses, can cause deafness, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in The Journal of Medical Toxicology, reviewed records from the New Jersey Poison Control Center, based at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, from 1999 to 2018 to determine the association between opioid use and degrees of hearing loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

For those with hearing loss, face coverings make communication difficult. The solution? See-through masks.
A nonprofit group has instructions for a homemade, deaf-friendly mask on its website. One manufacturer says demand for such a product has “skyrocketed.” (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

With Proper Investment in Youth, Kenya ’s Potential for Progress Is Unlimited
This article was first published in Forbes Africa   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post With Proper Investment in Youth, Kenya’s Potential for Progress Is Unlimited appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ruth Kagia and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Baldness and rashes? Experts split over unusual Covid-19 risk factors and symptoms
Academics analyse whether hair and hearing loss may also be linked to coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom hearing loss and rashes, to being tall and bald, as the Covid-19 pandemic develops, a host of new symptoms and risk factors are being linked to the virus. We take a look at the evidence.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Hair loss Beauty Life and style Fashion Deafness and hearing impairment Disability Health Society UK news Source Type: news

COVID ’s Forgotten Victims: The Deaf Community
Masks hinder not only lip-readers, but also people  who do not lipread. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wireless, optical cochlear implant uses LED lights to restore hearing in rodents
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Scientists have created an optical cochlear implant based on LED lights that can safely and partially restore the sensation of hearing in deaf rats and gerbils. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Homemade masks by California teen help people read lips
Isabella Appell created Talking Masks from her California home, sewing face masks with a see-through window to help the deaf community read lips. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Face Masks Making Things Tough for the Deaf
TUESDAY, July 21, 2020 -- As the debate over face masks continues, few may realize how the coverings make it hard for the 48 million Americans with hearing loss to communicate with others. Masks can muffle sound, making it more difficult to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Face Masks Making Things Tough for the Deaf
Title: Face Masks Making Things Tough for the DeafCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - July 21, 2020 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: Leicester's mayor 'angry and frustrated' as city kept in partial lockdown — as it happened
Pubs, restaurants, bars will remain closed in city,but restrictions on schools lifted; Patrick Vallance says governmentwas advised to impose lockdown week before it did; 66 coronavirus deathsrecorded in UKRussian state-sponsored hackers target Covid-19 vaccine researchersGovernment orders halt to Randox Covid-19 tests over safety issuesVaccine: Oxford team aim to start lab-controlled human trial soonExclusive: England ’s face mask law could backfire, says EU expertGlobal coronavirus updates – live6.56pmBSTHere ’s a roundup of today’s key UK coronavirus developments:6.21pmBSTTwo ofManchester’s ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amy Walker (now) and Lucy Campbell (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases UK news Unemployment Source Type: news

More Clues to the Genes Behind Hearing Loss
THURSDAY, July 16, 2020 -- Dutch researchers have identified a common genetic variant as a cause of deafness, and say it could be a good target for gene therapy. Deafness in adults is known to be inherited but, unlike childhood deafness, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NEOMED researcher awarded $2.18 million NIH grant for first human tinnitus treatment
(Northeast Ohio Medical University) NEOMED researcher and professor of anatomy and neurobiology Jianxin Bao, Ph.D., has received a federal grant to produce the first human treatment for tinnitus, a disruptive hearing impairment marked by the perception of ringing or buzzing in one or both ears.Dr. Bao will serve as principal investigator on a research proposal that will receive a Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) totaling $2.18 million from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Devon woman sews 100 transparent face masks for deaf people
Claire Cross, 45 and from Devon, said her masks, with a clear window over the mouth, are 'vital' for those with hearing issues. Lip reading is used by almost all people who have hearing loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Striking Nurses Declare Total Shutdown After Govt Snub
[New Zimbabwe] Health workers in the country's public hospitals Monday declared a complete shutdown of the sector after government continued to pay a deaf ear to their plight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Comparison of emergency response abilities and evacuation performance involving vulnerable occupants in building fire situations - Choi M, Lee S, Hwang S, Park M, Lee HS.
The mobility impaired, the deaf or hard of hearing, the blind or visually impaired, the cognitively impaired, and the elderly population are among several examples of groups categorized as particularly vulnerable to fire-related hazards. Given the severity... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

This new high-tech glove translates sign language into speech in real time
A glove that translates sign language into speech in real time has been developed by scientists -- potentially allowing deaf people to communicate directly with anyone, without the need for a translator. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Transparent Masks Allow Deaf People to Lip-Read
[GroundUp] "Normal masks hide emotions" (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blog: Deaf workers ’ ignored in coronavirus pandemic
Coronovirus has been a massive challenge for all of us. But imagine you are a Deaf public services worker like us. We’re UNISON members. Iain works for a local council and Gillian works in a hospital. And our first language is British Sign Language. When coronavirus first hit, many Deaf people were very confused about what was happening. Unlike in Scotland, prime minister Boris Johnson’s daily press conferences haven’t had a live British Sign Language interpreter in the same room. The BBC news channel provides an interpreter in a box to the side of the screen, but this isn’t on the main ne...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News coronavirus Covid-19 deaf members disabled members equalities Source Type: news

Blog: Deaf workers ignored in coronavirus pandemic
Coronovirus has been a massive challenge for all of us. But imagine you are a Deaf public services worker like us. We’re UNISON members. Iain works for a local council and Gillian works in a hospital. And our first language is British Sign Language. When coronavirus first hit, many Deaf people were very confused about what was happening. Unlike in Scotland, prime minister Boris Johnson’s daily press conferences haven’t had a live British Sign Language interpreter in the same room. The BBC news channel provides an interpreter in a box to the side of the screen, but this isn’t on the main ne...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News coronavirus Covid-19 deaf members disabled members equalities Source Type: news

Male Veterans Less Likely to Have Excellent, Good Hearing
FRIDAY, June 12, 2020 -- Male veterans are significantly less likely to have excellent or good hearing and are significantly more likely to have a little or moderate trouble hearing, have a lot of trouble hearing, or be deaf compared with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Column One: How do you sign 'Black Lives Matter' in ASL? For black deaf Angelenos, it's complicated
For deaf Angelenos of color, and particularly those who are black, the language they sign among themselves is strikingly different from what's on TV. The tension is evident in a seemingly simple phrase like "Black Lives Matter." (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sonja Sharp Source Type: news

How do you sign 'Black Lives Matter' in ASL? For black deaf Angelenos, it's complicated
For deaf Angelenos of color, and particularly those who are black, the language they sign among themselves is strikingly different from what's on TV. The tension is evident in a seemingly simple phrase like "Black Lives Matter." (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sonja Sharp Source Type: news

For the Deaf, Social Distancing Can Mean Social Isolation
Masks, enforced social distance and other public health measures intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus pose unique challenges to the 37 million American adults with impaired hearing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Derrick Bryson Taylor Tags: Deafness Disabilities Masks Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Blindness Sign Language Protective Clothing and Gear Source Type: news

Gene therapy with a new base editing technique restores hearing in mice
(Boston Children's Hospital) Using a base editing technique, researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and the Broad Institute, have restored hearing in mice with a known recessive genetic mutation. Researchers repaired one single error in the Tmc1 gene known to cause a hereditary form of deafness. The one-time repair involved switching one incorrect DNA base in the gene with the correct version. This is the first time base editing has been used for a genetic sensory disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A promise to restore hearing
(Harvard University) For the first time, researchers have used base editing to restore partial hearing to mice with a recessive mutation in the gene TMC1 that causes complete deafness, the first successful example of genome editing to fix a recessive disease-causing mutation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study charts developmental map of inner ear sound sensor in mice
(NIH/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders) A team of researchers has generated a developmental map of a key sound-sensing structure in the mouse inner ear. Scientists at the the NIH National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and their collaborators analyzed data from 30,000 cells from mouse cochlea, the snail-shaped structure of the inner ear. The results provide insights into the genetic programs that drive the formation of cells important for detecting sounds and the underlying causes for some forms of inner ear hearing loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Invisible disability': Masks making it harder to communicate, deaf and hard of hearing say
The task of communicating has become increasingly difficult for the deaf or hard of hearing because so many people have begun wearing masks during the pandemic. Many who are hard of hearing rely on lipreading and 70 per cent of sign language relies on facial expressions and body movements. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Essential key to hearing sensitivity discovered
(University of Virginia Health System) New research is shedding light on the biological architecture that lets us hear -- and on a genetic disorder that causes both deafness and blindness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 26, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Understanding intimate partner violence perpetration involving the deaf population - Mastrocinque JM, Cerulli C, Thew D, Chin NP, Pollard RQ.
There has been an increase in intimate partner violence (IPV) research regarding the deaf population; however, no studies to date obtained data directly from members of the deaf population who disclose IPV perpetration. This community-based participatory r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Evaluation of temporal and suprasegmental auditory processing in patients with unilateral hearing loss - G ürses E, Türkyılmaz MD, Kalaycıoğlu C, Karabulut E, Bajin MD, Sennaroğlu L, Genç GA.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the temporal order, resolution, and perception of prosody skills in Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) compared to an age- and sex-matched normal hearing group's same side ear and both ears. METHODS: This was a Case-Control study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Sensing and Response Issues Source Type: news

Brigham and Women ’ s Uses Transparent Face Masks For Patients Who Read Lips
BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston hospital has found a clear solution to the communication barrier created by masks during the coronavirus pandemic. Masks can be a problem for patients who are deaf, hard of hearing and the elderly who rely on lip reading. So, a team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital created transparent face masks for workers. About 500 of these new transparent masks are being distributed around the hospital. James Wiggins, ASL Interpreter at the Brigham, wears the new transparent mask. (Photo credit: Brigham and Women’s Hospital) The special team that had them made is known as the Disability Task For...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Brigham and Women's Hospital Coronavirus Source Type: news

Government must explain how school staff and pupils will be kept safe  
Ministers must stop dodging the issue of safety and provide a clear explanation of how schools keep pupils, staff and parents safe before any mass reopening, says UNISON responding to the government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy published today (Monday). School support staff are worried at what they see as the government’s ‘cavalier’ approach to safety in English schools, which will needlessly put their health, and that of children and parents, at risk, UNISON says. Scotland and Wales taking ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 11, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Covid-19 Jon Richards PPE schools Source Type: news

Similar brain glitch found in slips of signing, speaking
(San Diego State University) The discovery of a common neural mechanism in speech and ASL errors -- one that occurs in just 40 milliseconds -- could improve recovery in deaf signers after a stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Remembering Beethoven – a Genius with a Disability
By Heike KuhnBONN, Apr 29 2020 (IPS) Do you recognize this man? You do, of course. It is the silhouette of Beethoven, the famous composer and pianist‎, well known all over the world. The year 2020 marks his 250th anniversary and the UN city of Bonn, Germany is very proud of its famous son, born here, next to the river Rhine. The calendar for 2020 shows many festivals, musical events, and exhibitions, attracting tourists and people appreciating classic music from all around the globe. We all immediately recognize his famous Fifth Symphony with the sound known worldwide of ‘da-da-da-daaaa’. As Europeans we ho...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Heike Kuhn Tags: Arts Europe Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nurses make see-through masks to help deaf father
When Will McKendree saw what the nurses did for him ahead of his daughter's birth, he was brought to tears. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses make see-through face masks so deaf father can read their lips during birth of daughter
Will McKendree was worried he couldn't fully be a part of his daughter's birth because he is deaf and wouldn't be able to read lips behind medical masks. So, the staff at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach got to work making see-through masks that allowed him to read their lips during this special moment. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Do We Say Now? (Jim Karrh On Marketing)
There is pressure to recover quickly in our businesses — but we can’t be tone-deaf or pushy. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 27, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

‘This Is Really Life or Death.’ For People With Disabilities, Coronavirus Is Making It Harder Than Ever to Receive Care
Jeiri Flores is normally a busy, upbeat 29-year-old. But amid the COVID-19 pandemic, her go-to thought has been dark. “If I get this,” she thinks, “I’m gonna die.” This is not an unfounded fear. Flores has cerebral palsy, uses a wheelchair and needs assistance with everyday tasks, including making food and getting dressed. Her disability means it’s tougher for her immune system to kick illnesses; she’s still recovering from a bout of pneumonia she had in January. So beating COVID-19 could easily mean a protracted battle and months in a hospital—a prospect that comes with a c...
Source: TIME: Health - April 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

On demand remote BSL Interpreting Service launches for UK ’s deaf community
The Deaf Health Charity, SignHealth and online interpreting company InterpreterNow, have launched ‘BSLHealthAccess’ which enables the provision of immediate, on demand access to British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters for communication with deaf people in health settings free of charge during the current coronavirus situation. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Entertainment elite prove again they hate America with fundraising concert for ChiCom-sympathizing WHO after Trump cuts funding over coronavirus lies
(Natural News) The Left-wing, tone-deaf, out-of-touch liberals in the entertainment industry so hate President Donald Trump and the Republican Party he represents, they instinctively provide aid and comfort to our potential enemies and the international organizations that favor them. They proved it once again in recent days by holding a major fundraising event for the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RIT/NTID wins prize to create accessible books as part of global reading initiative
(Rochester Institute of Technology) Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf is 1 of 4 international innovators selected to create cost-effective packages of high-quality accessible children's books in languages children use and understand. The initiative enables the prize winners to collectively create thousands of leveled books in 7 underserved spoken languages and 9 sign languages, serving regions of the world where children have few or no books for preschool or kindergarten. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Deaf Community Concerned Over COVID-19 Information
[New Era] The Namibian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD) is concerned that valuable information about COVID-19 is not made readily available for the hearing impaired, and this violates their right to access of information. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ophelia, Emma, and the beast from the east effortful engaging and the provision of sign language interpreting in emergencies - Leeson L.
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to examine how the Republic of Ireland's National Emergency Coordinating Group performed with respect to ensuring access to emergency information for deaf sign language (SL) users over the course of two emergency situat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news