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#132 June 2002

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Wendy Ebsworth, British Sign Language interpreter, makes English opera accessible to deaf audiences—and gets rave reviews from hearing fans, too HPO: Is it normal for a deaf person to whack another person on the shoulder during an argument? Isn’t that abusive? DeafView: […]

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#131 May 2002

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now “A Linguistic Big Bang”: an in-depth report on how deaf schoolchildren in Nicaragua have been creating the world’s newest sign language HPO: What are some of the problems deaf people have with telephones? DeafView: Do most hearing parents have an innate prejudice

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#130 April 2002

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now The Island That Spoke By Hand: the history of the Deaf community of Martha’s Vineyard (reprint feature) HPO: If a Deaf worker gets laid off because s/he can’t use the telephone, isn’t that plain discrimination? DeafView: Opponents of Deaf Culture claim that

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#129 March 2002

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now The Quiet War between biomedical technology and Deaf Culture (reprint feature) A Cordial Debate: Three parents start a dialogue on schooling and options in New Jersey HPO: Why don’t some deaf people like the term “hearing-impaired”? Book Review: Street Gang Awareness, by Steven

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#128 February 2002

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Gain or Loss? How the community is split over the childhood-cochlear-implant controversy (reprint feature with exclusive commentaries from our “panel of experts”) HPO: Who represents the Deaf Community? A Few More Words: What they look for, what they can’t see

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#127 January 2002

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Michael Gannon’s ordeal—and our victory HPO: Are deaf people complaining too much about being mistreated by salesclerks? After all, hearing customers get treated rudely, too! Book Review: Flute Song Magic by Andrea Shettle Readers’ Responses: What’s your favorite method of “long-distance” communication? Letters: On ER,

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#126 December 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Tribute to Roy Kay Holcomb, “the Father of Total Communication” Shoot for the Moon: Our YLC Adventure, by Allison Polk and Donald Slate HPO: The Deaf Community has been compared to a “ghetto that is disintegrating.” Do you agree? Up Periscope:A 14-Carrot

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#125 November 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Is the Internet changing Deaf people’s lives? by Anthony Lin Survival of the Fittest: School for the Deaf or Public-School Program? by Leonard E. Aron HPO: Is the Internet going to destroy Deaf culture? Fingerprints: United, by Raymond Luczak Readers’ Responses: Should

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#124 October 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Amy Wong, Miss Deaf America 1998-2000 “Calling All Cars!” by Rick Muscoplat HPO: How do Deaf people cope in situations where they’re with hearing people who can’t sign? Readers’ Responses: Do the FDA and the medical profession care what Deaf people think

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#123 September 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Special YLC Issue Shoot for the Moon: Our YLC Adventure, by Allison Polk and Donald Slate HPO: What kind of summer program is best for a deaf teenager? Peggie’s Cove: The Adventures of the French Seven Up Periscope: Ask not for whom

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#122 August 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now At last, a fitting memorial (new headstones are dedicated for the gravesites of Eliza and Laurent Clerc) HPO: What things said by hearing people do deaf people hate the most? Peggie’s Cove: The Adventures of the French Seven Up Periscope: Ask not

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#120 June 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Revisiting the Revolution: DP+10 photoessay; excerpts from Dr. Elisabeth Zinser’s speech, “Back to the Future, Ahead to the Past” Book Review: Full Face: a Correspondence About Becoming Deaf in Mid-Life, by Claire Blatchford HPO: “What concerns, problems, or suggestions do deaf people

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#119 May 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Kentucky School for the Deaf celebrates is 175th anniversary “A time to celebrate, but much work to do”: Dr. Zinser on DPN + 10 Book Review: The Silents, by Charlotte Abrams HPO: Should all deaf institutions and agencies be headed by deaf

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#118 April 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now G. “Bummy” Burstein: One of a kind! “A time to celebrate, but much work to do”: Dr. Zinser on DPN + 10 Book Review: “On His Deafness and Other Melodies Unheard,” by Robert F. Panara, reviewed by Sal Parlato, Jr. HPO: “Parents

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#117 March 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now DPN’s 10th Anniversary: Looking back, thinking ahead Prisoners of fear, victims of hope: the ordeal of los muditos, part 2 (in DEAF LIFE Plus) HPO: Do we need another “Deaf President Now” revolution? Book Review: “Deaf President Now! The 1988 Revolution at

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#116 February 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Prisoners of fear, victims of hope: the ordeal of “los muditos” HPO: When I have a someone coming in to repair office equipment, my Deaf employee always stands nearby and watches. If I ask him to move off, he gives me a

#116 February 1998 Read More »

#115 January 1998

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Colorado’s new Magnet School for the Deaf, by Cathy Cummins and Mark Wolf/Rocky Mountain News HPO: “If you’re deaf, how come you can talk?” Up Periscope: Mixed Blessings Peggie’s Cove: Rosemary Latin, a woman with a magic touch A Few More Words:

#115 January 1998 Read More »

#114 December 1997

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Marie Philip: a tribute “I don’t have to hide anymore” (Cincinnati’s CRI/Bridges program), by Lisa Desatnik Blowing the Whistle at the World Games: a deaf official makes history, by Ron Gough HPO: Do advertisers recognize a “Deaf market”? A Few More Words:

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#113 November 1997

Order a copy for yourself, your friends, or family at DeafStore! Order now Vint and Sigrid Cerf: the adventures of an Internet pioneer and a fiftysomething teenager HPO: Why are deaf people always asking “follow-up” questions-“Did you do this?” “Did you finish that?” It drives me nuts! Readers’ Responses: Are hard-of-hearing people a part of

#113 November 1997 Read More »