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DOJ Postpones Deadline for Movie Captioning Comments to Dec. 1

Sep 10 2014

The proposed regulation was published in the Federal Register on August 1, 2014, and the comment period was to close on September 30, 2014; however, on September 2, 2014 the Attorney General granted a 60-day extension of the comment period and all comments are now due on December 1, 2014.

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IFHOH and WFD Call for Worldwide Captioning

Aug 26 2014

Ruth Warick, President of The International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH) and Colin Allen, President of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), call on all governments to ensure broadcasting access through the provision of captions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens worldwide.

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Hearing Loss Research

Aug 15 2014

NIH Researchers Characterize Elusive Myosin 15, Protein Linked to a Form of Hereditary Hearing Loss

DOJ Issues NPRM on Movie Captioning

Aug 13 2014

DOJ issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Require Movie Theaters to Provide Closed Movie Captioning and Audio Description: HLAA to File Comments