WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against a man who they say raised about $3.4 million in a scam targeting deaf investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the charges Friday against Jody Dunn of Corinth, Texas.
September, 15 2011 11:11 AM
People who are deaf or hard of hearing have long complained that going to watch a film can be an unsatisfactory experience, with subtitled films on at unsociable times and often suffering from technical problems.
August, 25 2011 5:11 PM
Every parent has been there. A toddler is throwing a tantrum that leaves the parents clueless as to what their child is desiring. It's a centuries-old problem that Ginger Cleveland said many parents are solving with sign language.
April, 11 2011 10:40 AM
Schools across the nation have been cutting traditional foreign language programs, while enrollment of students studying those languages has been climbing, according to two recent studies on the subject. Arabic, Chinese, Korean and American Sign Language have displayed a significantly increasing presence in higher education curricula, according to a report by the Modern Language Association.
April, 11 2011 10:39 AM
When "The French Chef" appeared on PBS in 1972 with captions, it marked the first TV show ever to be fully accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing. For the next decade, people with disabilities enjoyed more and more captioned TV, culminating in a 1990 law that required all TV shows to be captioned.
February, 25 2011 11:03 PM
Address NY Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal which also cuts 4201 schools' appropriations fund. 4201 schools are for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Blind and Physically Handicapped students. (Captions)
February, 24 2011 11:27 PM
Some years ago I learned of a harmonica festival in New Jersey. This was to be a major event and I was very excited. The schedule was noon to midnight - a full twelve hours of the top players in the country with legends like Jason Ricci and Howard Levy. Upon arriving however, my companion and I were greeted with recorded music that was LOUD. So loud that we feared that we would actually have to leave before any performances even began. Desperate, I suggested that we ball up pieces of paper napkins and put them in our ears. It was so uncool, but we survived.
February, 17 2011 12:03 PM
"It's not enough just to interpret for deaf children. If the child doesn't know the signs, they won't understand. Much of our work is about language development, building communication skills. I use pictures, charts, stories, and pantomime."
February, 17 2011 12:02 PM
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February, 16 2011 9:22 AM
Other Capital Region news programs provided prerecorded captioning, which continues to be unacceptable because it fails to include chitchat and "live" news reporting. Furthermore, News 10 was the only station that provided all-day coverage with real time captioning during President Barack Obama's visit to General Electric.
February, 02 2011 6:42 AM
In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent Decree entered into
between the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications
Commission ("Bureau") and Comcast Corporation ("Comcast"). The Consent
Decree terminates investigations initiated by the Bureau regarding
Comcast's compliance with section 79.1(c) of the Commission's rules,
47 C.F.R. S: 79.1(c).