Amid calls for his ouster, Maryland School for the Deaf superintendent to retire early | fredericknewspost.com

Maryland School for the Deaf Superintendent James Tucker announced late Thursday that he would retire from his position on Sept. 4, amid turmoil and calls for his job from alumni and parents. Tucker announced his retirement through a video posted on the school’s YouTube page. “There is always a time when one knows it is …

Unable to lip-read with face masks, Malaysian deaf community needs sign language to be part of new norm | Life | Malay Mail

PETALING JAYA, Aug 21 — Face masks are undoubtedly a life-saving measure in the times of Covid-19 but the protective gear has presented some unique challenges to the deaf community. Even those who use sign language find that their understanding of one another is now impaired by face masks because they are unable to fully …