Article about Doctors? Complete Disclosure on Medical...
Silent Cacophony I just came across this very interesting article on yahoo.com: Many doctors stay mum on controversial care: study This makes me wonder if this incidence rate is higher for cochlear implant doctors, audiologists and other health care providers? Perhaps this is why there is not wide-spread knowledge on American Sign Language and deaf culture among hearing [...]
Thu, Feb 08 2007
Update on Contact the ASDC!
Silent Cacophony A couple of individuals left a comment here about Hands and Voices. Newborn hearing screening is now mandatory but we are finding gaps in the follow up procedures. Parents are sometimes not getting the results of the testing or they are not following up with another test with a pediactric audiologist. We also have no [...]
Thu, Feb 08 2007
Contact the American Society for Deaf Children!
Silent Cacophony There was a discussion on DeafDC.com and Chris Heuer proposed an excellent idea and I'm going to quote what he wrote: Just imagine what we could do with an effective interactive website that gave parents ALL of the information in an unbiased manner? and an INTERESTING manner. For example, did you see Elissa Abenchuchan?s recent [...]
Wed, Feb 07 2007
LA Times Article About Being Deaf & Living With It Is Such...
Silent Cacophony This is cross-posted to my personal blog on The Deaf Edge, but I think it's appropriate for me to post it on here as well. There's a slight furor in the deaf community about the LA Times article about a deaf football player at California School of the Deaf - Riverside. This reminded me of an [...]
Thu, Feb 01 2007
Goals and Actions Regarding Captioning
Silent Cacophony Goals: To have captioning on all television shows; all internet videos made by mass media such as CNN, ABC, PBS, Netflix and BlockBuster Online; and movies in theatres.Actions: We do these one at a time. If the FCC does not respond to our comments, then we would move on to step 2 and so on.[...]
Wed, Jan 31 2007
Purpose of Blog
Silent Cacophony Hello, this blog is all about issues that impact the deaf community, such as captioning, interpreting, cochlear implants, and education. This is mainly a deaf advocacy and awareness blog. Leave a comment if you want to become a blogger! Thank you very much. Deaf Pundit [...]
Tue, Jan 30 2007
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