“Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story” Bigger than Life Hero, on the Big Screen

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Medicine Man follows the incredible journey of British-born Amazonian cowboy turned American TV star, Stan Brock, as he sacrifices everything for his life-changing mission to bring free healthcare to people in need. The film, director Paul Angell, also explores the vital work of Remote Area Medical (RAM), a volunteer-led organization founded by Brock, that provides free ... Read more

Gary Sinise — Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service

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You know him as Lieutenant Dan, the surly commanding officer and later shrimp boat partner of Forrest Gump. No matter what role he plays, award-winning actor Gary Sinise conveys a powerful, searing presence on screen, TV, and the stage. An Illinois-native, he’s the co-founder of the famed Steppenwolf Theater Company and has starred in ... Read more

Michelle Mary Schaefer

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In her diverse roles as actress, writer, director, producer, ASL consultant, and intimacy coordinator, Michelle Mary Schaefer is committed to moving forward. After growing up Deaf in a hearing-centric world, navigating through challenging education and life experiences, Schaefer continues to be her authentic self. Using her many talents, Schaefer works tirelessly on her craft ... Read more

AT&T & Gallaudet University Make Football More Inclusive with First 5G-Connected Helmet 

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From inventing the modern-day huddle in 1894 to serving as the global leader in education for deaf and hard of hearing students today, Gallaudet University has long been a pioneer for innovation. Deaf and hard of hearing athletes have a long history of breaking barriers and proving their innovation and talent on the field.  ... Read more

International Day of Sign Language

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International Day of Sign Languages is celebrated on Sept. 23rd. 300 different sign languages are used by 70 million Deaf/deaf people in the world. The following highlights one language. Ausian A natural language, not an invented one Auslan was not invented by any single person, hearing or deaf. Any language, whether spoken or signed, grows ... Read more

Disability Voting Rights Week! 

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Disability Voting Rights Week, September 11-15, is a national nonpartisan initiative to build the power and presence of the disability vote. There are an estimated 38 million Americans with disabilities who are eligible to vote. Despite the size and power of our voting bloc, people with disabilities voted at a lower rate nationally than non-disabled voters in the ... Read more

What is Multiple sclerosis and where are the top health centers

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the central nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. It occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks the protective covering of nerve fibers, called myelin, leading to inflammation, damage, and disruption of nerve signals. This can result in a wide range of symptoms, ... Read more