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Sign Language

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Deaf Son’s Mother Becomes Interpreter At Hospital

Most 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.

10/08/2012

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Md. Coaches Learn Sign Language To Help Swimmers

Ask 6-year-old Faith Miller why the Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different, and she’ll say it’s because of the games she plays and the fun she has.

07/20/2012

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Obama, Deaf Md. College Student Sign To Each Other

A Maryland community college student got some silent one-on-one time with President Barack Obama last week.

03/24/2012

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Cafe Owner Lets Many Know About Sign Language

Rachel Wolford and Lindsey Pick walked into Joanie’s Carroll Street Cafe to eat waffles and work on their sign language skills. For the past year and a half, cafe owner Joanie Jenkins has held a sign language class at the restaurant every Saturday morning.

02/07/2011

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Free Library Program Teaches Kids Sign Language

When kids want to communicate with each other these days, most are quick to turn to Facebook, Twitter or a text message. But with a little help from children’s library associate Amy Lewis, local children will be able to tackle a different form of communication that requires no batteries, plugs or Internet access.

01/10/2011