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Deaf Aircraft Pilot

Deaf Aircraft Pilot

Rhulin lost his pilot’s license in ‘47. The rise of radio communications meant Rhulin and generations of Deaf pilots that followed him were excluded from flying many types of planes, because they could not use radio equipment on planes.

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ADWAS 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

ADWAS 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

“Deaf and hard of hearing individuals are 150% more likely to be victims of assault, abuse and bullying in their lifetime. Domestic violence impacts 1 out of every 2 deaf women, and 1 out of every 6 deaf men,” says ADWAS Executive Director.

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Domestic Abuse Awareness: Who Will Answer

Domestic Abuse Awareness: Who Will Answer

Not only am I a lifelong advocate, I am a survivor. Having witnessed firsthand the lasting impact that violence has on individuals, I became innately aware of the need to create awareness that violent behavior or abuse is not acceptable.

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