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Deaf NFL player stars in inspiring Duracell commercial (Video)

A new Duracell commercial shows a deaf football player's perseverance and is going viral on the Internet.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 07:03am EST

Tags: Seattle Seahawks, Derrick Coleman, nfl

Deaf dad hears daughter sing for the first time (Video)

A Missouri girl's performance at her high school Christmas concert had an extra bit of cheer because it was the first time her deaf father heard her sing.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 03:55am EST

Tags: Ken Stehle, Christmas,

Gallaudet has finalist for top player in D-III

For the first time in school history, a football player at Gallaudet University for the deaf and hard of hearing has been selected as a finalist for the trophy given to the most outstanding football player in Division III.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 08:48pm EST

Tags: Gallaudet Bisons, college football, Adham Talaat

Firmly in spotlight, Gallaudet preps for NCAAs

For weeks, the Bison just wanted to get on the college football map. Now they're squarely in the spotlight, with a 9-1 record, a conference title and the first NCAA playoff berth for a men's team in school history.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 11:57pm EST

Tags: Gallaudet University, college football, hearing impaired

Deaf inmate says D.C. jail denied him interpreters

A profoundly deaf D.C. man says he was wrongly denied a sign language interpreter and handcuffed when he had visitors preventing him from signing during a 51-day sentence served last year at the District's contractor-run Correctional Treatment Facility.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 07:39am EST

Tags: hearing impaired, deaf inmate, ACLU, D.C. Department of Corrections

Religious leaders rally for reinstatement of Gallaudet administrator

The chief diversity officer at the nation's leading university for deaf students was put on indefinite leave Oct. 10 for signing a petition opposed to a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize same-sex marriage. McCaskill's leave has caused turmoil on the campus of 1,600 students and drawn national attention.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 07:51pm EDT

Tags: National Black Church Initiative, religion, same-sex marriage, Gallaudet University, kate Ryan

Signed in: Coaches learn sign language to help young swimmers

The Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different than most swim teams. The coaches learned sign language to help the five deaf swimmers on the team.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Spring Ridge Sharks, frederick,