Deaf Immigrant Jailed 6 Weeks With No Access To InterpreterA deaf immigrant is suing northern Virginia authorities who he says jailed him for six weeks without access to an interpreter.
EEOC Sues FedEx For Not Accommodating Deaf WorkersThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit charging that FedEx discriminated against deaf and partially deaf workers and job applicants for years.
Md. Man Leads Rally To Support Deaf In MilitaryA Maryland School for the Deaf teacher from Frederick is leading a rally in support of allowing the deaf and hard-of-hearing to serve in the U.S. military.
Groundbreaking Everyman Theatre Production Helps Audience Members Find Their VoicesOur ability to express ourselves is known as "our voice." The Everyman Theatre has brought in a deaf actor to help us hear and find our voices.
Md. School For The Deaf Calls Phony Mandela Interpretation 'Hurtful'The phony interpretation of diplomatic speeches at Nelson Mandela's funeral raises issues long plaguing the deaf community.
Md. Deaf School Aide: Touching Girls' Breasts And Buttocks Was AccidentalA Howard County jury heard from the former Maryland School for the Deaf employee accused of sexually abusing adolescent girls.
Jury Selection Underway In Sex Abuse Trial Of Former Md. Deaf School Dorm Aide Jury selection is beginning in Ellicott City for the trial of a former dormitory aide charged with sexually abusing seven students at the Maryland School for the Deaf in Columbia.
Man Prepares For Monthlong Walk To Support Sign LanguageFor one group of friends recently, a walk through a sun-warmed street in Braddock Heights was just as much about moving their hands as their feet.
Frederick County To Offer 911 Texting For Speaking, Hearing ImpairedCalling for help. That's what 911 is all about. But what if you can't speak or hear? Frederick County is one of the first jurisdictions in the country to meet that need.
Ex-Deaf Inmate Sues D.C., Says He Was Mistreated A deaf former inmate in the District of Columbia is suing the Department of Corrections, saying he was mistreated while serving a 60-day sentence for assault.
Gallaudet Official Says Gay Marriage Petition Dispute Has Tarnished Her ReputationFor the first time since she was suspended, Gallaudet University administrator Angela McCaskill speaks out. The university's chief diversity officer was placed on administrative leave last week for signing the petition to put same-sex marriage on the November ballot.
Deaf Son's Mother Becomes Interpreter At HospitalMost parents will tell you there are times when they don't speak the same language as their kids. Theresa Posthuma is a certified interpreter of her son's language, but it took a lot of training.