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EDCO students advocate to change term "hearing impaired" in state laws

EDCO students advocate to change term "hearing impaired" in state laws

Sophie Murthy March 18, 2019

A bill recently filed in the Massachusetts state senate would change the term “hearing impaired” to “deaf or hard of hearing” in all state general laws as a result of a letter writing campaign...

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: 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...

EDCO Academic Bowl team awaits national competition

The Newtonite January 23, 2014

by Sophie King After a second-place finish at the Gallaudet University Northeast Regional Academic Bowl on Dec. 6-7, the EDCO Academic Bowl team will advance to Nationals. Juniors Eric Belozovsky, Noah...

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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