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Barbara Johnson, senior IT consultant at MIT fielded questions from EDCO students g-block of Deaf Culture Day. Special education teacher Krystal Powers led the discussion. (Photo by Jake Forbes)

Deaf Culture Day presentations bust myths, advocate for inclusion of deaf people

The Newtonite May 9, 2018

A-block by Helen Xiao Deaf studies professor Bruce Bucci busted myths about deafness and encouraged students to communicate and reach out to deaf people during a-block of Deaf Culture Day April 25. Bucci...

Deaf Culture Day highlights diversity in abilities

Deaf Culture Day highlights diversity in abilities

The Newtonite March 7, 2017

A-block by Laura Schmidt-Hong Seven students in North’s EDCO Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing presented on a panel in the auditorium as part of Deaf Culture Day last Friday during A-block. The...

Students talk, panelists present during Deaf Culture Day

The Newtonite March 8, 2015

A Block by Lucy Lu Five student panelists from the deaf community shared their experiences A-block Thursday Feb. 26 as part of Deaf Culture Day. Senior Nikolya Sereda asked panelists questions in American...

Panelists present as a part of Deaf Culture Day A-block. Photo by Judith Gibson-Okunieff.

Deaf Culture Day: Poet describes life as deaf adult

The Newtonite March 20, 2014

by Nicky Kaufman Ayisha Knight-Shaw. a deaf poet, discussed the difference between the English language and American Sign Language today E-block in the auditorium as part of Deaf Culture Day. Knight-Shaw...

Deaf Culture Day: Students share experiences with Cochlear implants

Deaf Culture Day: Students share experiences with Cochlear implants

The Newtonite March 20, 2014

by David Kwartler Senior Jessica Chaikof and junior Melissa Mark discussed their experiences with Cochlear implants today D-block in the Little Theatre as part of Deaf Culture Day. Chaikof aimed to explain...

Deaf Culture Day: Canines for Disabled Kids

Deaf Culture Day: Canines for Disabled Kids

The Newtonite March 20, 2014

by Sophie King Tom Rich, a volunteer from the charitable organization Canines for Disabled Kids, educated students about service dogs today as a part of Deaf Culture Day C-Block in the auditorium, along...

Panelists present as a part of Deaf Culture Day A-block. Photo by Judith Gibson-Okunieff.

Deaf Culture Day: Student panel discusses deaf life

The Newtonite March 20, 2014

by Connor Vasu “We’re deaf, you’re hearing. Who cares? We’re all human,” said senior Naod Getachew, who spoke today as a part of a student panel for Deaf Culture Day A-block in the auditorium. The...

Deaf Culture Day: Students describe EDCO offerings

The Newtonite February 9, 2012

[media-credit name="Julia Moss" align="alignleft" width="279"][/media-credit]Junior Brian Podlisny moderates a panel during Deaf Culture Day F-block yesterday in the little theatre. by Connor Vasu Students...

Deaf Culture Day: Panelists recount experiences as deaf students

The Newtonite February 9, 2012

[media-credit name="Nina Kaplan" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit]Junior Thomas Chappell and seniors Reggie Joseph, Danayt Gafo and Jamie Moore share their experiences as deaf students. by...

Deaf Culture Day: Deaf professionals share obstacles, successes

The Newtonite February 9, 2012

[media-credit name="Jacob Schwartz" align="alignright" width="207"][/media-credit]Sarah Fish, who is studying linguistics, addresses the audience in the film lecture hall C-block. by Jacob Schwartz “When...

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