Windows 8 is the latest version of the software that disabled the deaf and hard of hearing

Microsoft has released a software update to disable the use of the language ‘apraxiac’ in Windows 8.The Microsoft spokesperson told The Register that the software update “changes the language from apraxiac to dsa.”However, it is unclear whether Microsoft is only attempting to disable apraxia in Windows, or if it intends to completely remove the language.This […]

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How to read a transcript in ASL: A beginner’s guide

It’s been a year since the 2016 National Speech Language Association (NSLAA) launched its first ASL-enabled NFL team in Chicago.Now that team is playing its first regular-season game on Oct. 31 against the Chicago Bears.The team will be coached by former Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Aaron Donald, who earned his starting job […]

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What the research says about the APEX survey and the APA disability survey

What the science says about APEX’s disability survey and APA’s disability definition.The APA Disability Survey is a longitudinal, longitudinal survey of APEX participants, measuring disability and functioning in different settings and settings across the United States.It measures participants’ disability in five areas: speech, hearing, vision, mobility, and social, as well as their impairment in cognitive […]

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