Deaf in Military

Deaf in Military

Results for "" Written By Sheena Stuart ___ 21 Nov, 2019 ___ Deaf people can’t enlist in the military because they aren’t able to pass the physical requirement of being able to hear beyond a certain threshold. Several bills have been introduced through the...
Deaf in TSA

Deaf in TSA

Campaigns Written By Sheena Stuart ___ 7 Feb, 2019 ___ Recent studies have shown that Deaf people perform certain tasks better than the general public. In several of these studies, Deaf people were shown to have higher capacity for processing visual tasks,...
Deaf Truck & Bus Drivers

Deaf Truck & Bus Drivers

Campaigns Written By Sheena Stuart ___ 29 Nov, 2018 ___ Bus Drivers Truck Drivers Did you know that there were no Deaf commercial truck drivers before 2012? Anyone wanting to drive a commercial truck or passenger bus must have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). The...
Introducing: Deaf in Media

Introducing: Deaf in Media

Campaigns Written By Samuel Sandoval ___ 6 Nov, 2018 ___ What kind of stories do you see about Deaf people in the news or in your social media feed? What sorts of words, language, or images do you notice are associated with Deaf people? Are they stories of woe and...
Deaf Aircraft Pilot

Deaf Aircraft Pilot

Campaigns Written By Sheena Stuart ___ 22 Oct, 2018 ___ The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates pilot certifications. Our community has a rich history of Deaf aviators, including Rhulin Thomas, who flew coast to coast in 1947. This led to him receiving a...
ADWAS 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

ADWAS 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

Campaigns Written By Samuel Sandoval ___ 12 Apr, 2017 ___ SEATTLE [March 20, 2017] — Abused Deaf Women Advocacy Services (ADWAS) announced today that its National Deaf Hotline is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. “Deaf and hard of hearing individuals are...