4M newborns examined for early detection of hearing loss in Egypt: Health Ministry

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 - 12:57 GMT

The initiative was launched in September 2019. A total of 253,981 children would be re-examined, a week after the first screening at the same unit, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

How did Helen Adams Keller inspire the world?

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 01:11 GMT

Today marks the birth anniversary of Helen Adams Keller, who is considered one of the most prominent figures of the modern era.

1st Arab conf. on deaf people to kick off Sunday in Sharm el Sheikh

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 03:23 GMT

The five-day conference, to be hosted by Sharm El Sheikh, comes within the framework of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's great attention to people with special needs.

Theatrical performance 'Al-Etr' to stage at El-Taliaa Theater

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 03:20 GMT

The first play performed in sign language, "Al- Etr,” will stage El-Taliaa Theater starting December 6.

Actress and Deaf Activist, Marlee Matlin turns 52

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 11:09 GMT

August 24 marks the 52nd birthday of Academy Award Winning actress and deafness activist, Marlee Matlin.

An all hearing-impaired cast stars in an Egyptian movie

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 - 01:56 GMT

For the first time in Egyptian cinema a local film will feature an all-hearing impaired cast, , Al Monitor reported on Monday.