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Annual-Letter-2017

NVRC 2017 Annual Letter

Here is our 2017 Annual Letter to you! With all Best Wishes for a Joyous Season and a very Happy New Year  Download ...
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NVRC Paint Pottery & Pour -  December 10th at 2:00PM

NVRC Paint Pottery & Pour – December 10th at 2:00PM

Location: Clay Cafe (Sully plaza shopping center) 14511 G Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Chantilly, VA 20151 Come paint pottery with ...
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NVRC Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast

NVRC Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast

NVRC Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast  Saturday, December 2nd 9:30 AM till Noon Location: 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA ...
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Celebrate Communication

Save the DATE for Celebrate Communication – April 21,2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 10 AM to 2 PM LOCATION:  Northern Virginia Community College • Ernst Community Cultural Center/Gymnasium • 8333 Little ...
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NVRC 2018 Gala - Information- details to come

NVRC 2018 Gala – Information- details to come

We are very excited and busy gearing up for the NVRC Gala! The Gala has been rescheduled to Fall 2018 ...
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Deaf musician plays viola with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Deaf musician plays viola with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

WMAR Baltimore By WMAR Staff Nov 16, 2016 Music isn't just for people who can hear. Wendy Cheng has proved ...
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Police contacts with deaf subjects: Tips and resources to keep everyone safe

Police contacts with deaf subjects: Tips and resources to keep everyone safe

Federal law requires that law enforcement agencies must provide the communication aids and services needed to communicate effectively with people ...
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Actress Marlee Matlin Responds To Trump's Insults To The Deaf Community

Actress Marlee Matlin Responds To Trump’s Insults To The Deaf Community

SELF/Culture October 17, 2016| By Claire Hannum Last week, three former Celebrity Apprentice staffers revealed to the Daily Beast that Donald Trump, who hosted the show, regularly mocked former contestant ...
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Police unit helps build trust in DC’s deaf community

Police unit helps build trust in DC’s deaf community

Washington Post - Local By Mike Carter-Conneen AP October 11 WASHINGTON — Police departments across the country have recently put extra emphasis ...
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When a HoH Meets a Pro

When a HoH Meets a Pro

THE BETTER HEARING CONSUMER By Gael Hannan September 26, 2016 In the hearing loss world that I live in, there are HoHs ...
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Jobs flag

Workplace Accommodations: “Low Cost, High Impact”

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) recently released the annual data for its ongoing study on the cost of workplace accommodations, revealing that ...
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Rate of hearing loss increases significantly after age 90

Rate of hearing loss increases significantly after age 90

Hearing aids underused, say authors Science Daily Date: September 19, 2016 Source: JAMA Summary: A new study examined if the ...
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1 in 4 deaf people have quit their job due to discrimination

1 in 4 deaf people have quit their job due to discrimination

ONREC - The Online Recruitment Resource 25 Aug 2016 The survey, created by totaljobs in partnership with five deaf charities, reveals ...
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Life Without Captions By Gael Hannan

Life Without Captions By Gael Hannan

Better Hearing Consumer By Gael Hannan August 22, 2016 Do you use captioning?  On TV, perhaps, or in the theater, or ...
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So if Beethoven was completely deaf, how did he compose?

So if Beethoven was completely deaf, how did he compose?

Classic FM The worlds Greatest Music By Rob Weinberg, 17th August 2016 Ludwig was still pumping out the masterpieces - ...
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VDDHH

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – YOU-TUBE Channel

Dear Friends of VDDHH, VDDHH now has a YouTube Channel. We hope to start posting videos in ASL with voice/captions ...
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I can’t always lip-read you, and please stop shouting

I can’t always lip-read you, and please stop shouting

MUNKYMIND by J. Parrish Lewis Mar 1, 2016 Here’s the problem when I write about anything regarding deaf-centered topics: you might ...
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10 Tips for Music Appreciation With a Cochlear Implant

10 Tips for Music Appreciation With a Cochlear Implant

By MED-EL August 5, 2016 An a cappella singer and bilateral implant recipient, Keri Reynolds understands how important music appreciation is ...
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How New York City Hears People With Hearing Loss

How New York City Hears People With Hearing Loss

FORBES By Janice Schacter Lintz AUG 8, 2016 New York City is the most accessible city in the country for ...
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No limits: Olympic athletes thriving with hearing loss

No limits: Olympic athletes thriving with hearing loss

 Healthy Hearing  Contributed by Lisa Packer, staff writer Thursday, August 4th, 2016 Full of drive and determination, Olympic athletes and Olympic hopefuls ...
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The Remarkable Tech Bringing the Deaf and Hearing Worlds Together

The Remarkable Tech Bringing the Deaf and Hearing Worlds Together

WIRED -BUSINESS By MATT SIMON.MATT SIMON June 27, 2016 THE PIZZERIA’S PHONE rings, but it doesn’t make a sound. Instead, on the shelf ...
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Happy Hands

Celebrating the 40th Year Anniversary of Happy Hands!

September 21, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Location: Clyde's Willow Creek 42920 Broadlands Boulevard Broadlands, VA 20148 Presentation will be ...
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Deafblind Info

How the Apple Watch is changing deafblind lives

COMPUTERWORLD APPLE HOLIC By Jonny Evans Jul 6, 2016 I’ve come across a compelling story that shows how Apple Watch ...
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Tuning in to deaf needs

Tuning in to deaf needs

SCIENCE By Jyoti Madhusoodanan Jul. 5, 2016  It’s a team sport, but indoor polo doesn’t take much talking—which helped make it ...
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Supreme Court Takes Up Deaf Texans' Suit Against State

Supreme Court Takes Up Deaf Texans’ Suit Against State

“This has the potential to be a landmark decision for deaf rights and indeed for all disability rights,”  - Wayne Krause ...
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The Pains of “Pardon Me?”

The Pains of “Pardon Me?”

Better Hearing Consumer By Gael Hannan May 30, 2016 Everybody asks for things to be repeated. Whether you can hear people ...
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Children

Your Deaf Kids and the Hearing World

GoodMenProject.com May 30, 2016 by J. Parrish Lewis The other day I was asked by a father who cares very much ...
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How Nyle DiMarco Changed The World Through Dance

How Nyle DiMarco Changed The World Through Dance

Can this dance help settle the controversial debate on how to raise Deaf Children? Buzz Feed posted on May 25, ...
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