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RIT/NTID to Offer Educational Summer Camps for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Camps for deaf and hard-of-hearing teenagers are planned this summer at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, where they will get hands-on experience building computers or other high-tech devices, learn which college majors and careers may be best suited for them and meet other campers from around the country while enjoying recreational activities.

Explore Your Future, a six-day career awareness program for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who are deaf or hard of hearing. Students experience college life, enjoy hands-on activities and get a taste of real world careers in the fields of art, business, computing, engineering, health sciences and science. Two sessions of the camp are being offered this year: July 13-18, or July 20-25, 2013. Deadline to apply is April 30.


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The Future Of Hearing Loss Among Young People
By Andrew Reed, KMVT-TV/KTWT-Twin Falls, Idaho 2/13/2013

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FutureofHearingAs a parent, do you often find yourself asking your teenagers to turn down their headphones so you can speak with them?

You may want to consider doing it more often.

It’s a common thing doctors are seeing in more young adults, hearing loss due to high volume music.

One in five teens has some form of hearing loss - a rate 30{31ab897a4370feb218155abc15d7b38f5bba01528a749bd66fe114ec092a63fc} higher than it was in the 1980's and 1990's.

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