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Screen shot of Autism Speaks Research for The UK AUTISM SPEAKS RESEARCH Funding research into the causes of autism is the primary goal of Autism Speaks. While fifteen years ago there was only a small number of scientists working on autism research across the world, now there are several hundred, and more begin research on …

Costly, but transparent masks are boon for hard of hearing – France 24

  Paris (AFP) Transparent facemasks and shields are costly compared with classic counterparts but could prove a boon for the deaf and hard of hearing battling to communicate in the coronavirus era. The concept has started to take off, aided not least by Youtube tutorials or the likes of American football coach Nic Saban, who …

For the deaf and hard of hearing, mask usage creates major obstacles for understanding others | News | cadillacnews.com

  CADILLAC — When a visitor rings the doorbell at Mary Vollmar and Mark Rhodes' home in Cadillac, a light flashes inside the house to let them know someone is there. Born deaf, Vollmar and Rhodes can't hear when people knock on the door or press a traditional doorbell that makes a noise, which is …

Deaf teen asks Boris Johnson to wear transparent face masks | Metro News

A deaf 13-year-old schoolgirl has written to Boris Johnson pleading with him to make sure people wear see-through face masks. Emma Church, from Oxfordshire, said the vast majority of face coverings make lip-reading near impossible, leaving deaf people struggling to understand what is being said to them. She has sent the prime minister a home-made …

Advocates For Deaf And Blind Laud Netflix’s New Playback Features : NPR

LEILA FADEL, HOST: Netflix recently announced it's rolling out a new feature that allows some viewers to stream their favorite shows or films slower - half-speed, say - or faster. The feature, which is currently only available to Android users, adjusts voice pitch to make the faster or slowed-down speed sound natural. The idea drew …

Facemasks create challenges for deaf, hard of hearing | The State

  Facemasks are one of the many things being considered the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they present problems for one group of people: The deaf and hard of hearing. Natasha Raisanen, 21, became hard of hearing seven years ago after she got sick the summer before her freshman year of high school. …

‘Deaf U’: Netflix Series Shows “Diversity And Layers” Of Deaf Experience – Deadline

The Gallaudet University students featured in Netflix's Deaf U invite viewers to see life through their eyes. The Gallaudet University students featured in Netflix’s Deaf U invite viewers, regardless of hearing ability, to see life through their eyes. Daequan Taylor, Cheyanna Clearbrook, Renate Rose and Rodney Buford are the subjects of the new Netflix docuseries produced by Nyle …