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September 2015

Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Failure to Accommodate Students With Hearing Loss

Official Statement from Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) SAC firmly believes that the ability to communicate is a basic human right and that people need to be able to communicate in order to reach their full potential in every aspect of their lives. SAC is extremely disappointed with Dr. Ranee Panjabi from Memorial University regarding her refusal to wear a simple FM transmitter to
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Vote Communication Health!

Online Campaign Asks Political Parties to ‘Step Up’ and Make Communication Health an Election Issue (OTTAWA, ON – September 10, 2015) Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) has launched a new online campaign­ – Vote Communication Health – that asks candidates running in the 2015 federal election to address a lack of funding in three key areas of communication health. One in six people in
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The International Communication Project: An Update

Due to the efforts of many around the world, the International Communication Project (ICP) has come a long way since it launched in February 2014. To date, thousands of signatories have expressed support for the Universal Declaration of Communication Rights; millions have learned about the ICP through project press releases, online events like Google Hangouts, and regional and local activities; and dozens of organizations
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