Deaf Spotlight: Wonder Woman Stunt-double Kitty O’Neil

D Kitty O’Neil lost her hearing at 5 months old. O’Neil was a stunt-double in the original Wonder Woman series in the 1970s doing stunts for Lynda Carter and was the first woman to work for Stunts Unlimited, a hollywood stunt-double agency.  She also did stunts in Smokey and the Bandit II, The Blues Brothers and The […]

Thank You, Harlan Lane

Harlan Lane, a hearing psychologist and advocate for the Deaf community, passed away on July 13th at the age of 82. Lane was a University Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. He also founded the Center for Research in Hearing, Speech, and Language. His research focused on Deaf […]

Deafie Spotlight: Daniel Durant!

Daniel Durant was born deaf in Detroit and spent his childhood in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended mainstream schools until the 8th grade, when he began going to the Minnesota State School for the Deaf. He attended both RIT and Gallaudet University before heading to LA to join the Deaf West Theatre production of Cyrano. He […]

Deaf News This Week: 7/5/2019