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A mother tells her compelling story about a family living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Every family has unique experiences, challenges and successes. The intent is not to endorse specific interventions, but to share one family's story and hope

A mother tells her compelling story about a family living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Every family has unique experiences, challenges and successes. The intent is not to endorse specific interventions, but to share one family's story and hope.

January

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Dealing with a cancer diagnosis can be lonely. Two African American men talk about their experiences coping with and surviving prostate cancer. Their message to other African American men who may find themselves facing prostate cancer is to "man up" and le
Help the more than 48 million people in the United States and worldwide with hearing loss and deafness by bringing awareness to the need to stop this kind of harassment and bullying. People who are deaf or hard of hearing need acceptance, not rejection, to
Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is an increasingly prevalent disorder that results from exposure to high-intensity sound, especially over a long period of time.  A safety resource for the stevedoring and maritime industry. created for Maritime New Zealan
The video documents the compelling story of how Folic Acid fortification has become a staple in the lives of women of child-bearing age everywhere to protect their babies from developing major birth defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly that are eit

A family living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Prostate Cancer Two African American men talk about their experiences coping with and surviving prostate cancer.

Bullying Stories of Cruel Bullying of people with Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is increasing across the country.

The compelling story of how Folic Acid fortification has become a staple in the lives of women of child-bearing age everywhere.

 
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This month on American Abilities, we will  see how immigrants coming to America become citizens.

 

Did you know many immigrants have hearing loss?

 

We will show you the successful use of  Genetically Modified Immune Cells in fighting leukemia.

 

What does it take to become a US Navy Seal? We will hear from some of our finest fighting warriors.

 

Join us Sundays 10AM on CW-16 and for more information go to americanabilitiestv.com  American Abilities Television Network, your original media source for hearing health.

 

 

 

February

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What are stem cells, where do they come from, and what do we really know about them? An award-winning introduction to the world of stem cell research. Innovative hand-drawn animation, beautiful cell photography and documentary interviews capture the fascin
Short documentary about the history and life of U.S.S. Constitution, the world's only ship of state. Includes interviews with CDR Matthew Bonner, CDR Ty Martin (Ret), Margherita Desy and LCDR Paul Brawley. Written and produced by Andrew Miller. Available i

A Promise of Freedom

Immigrants become new citizens. Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Produced by the National Constitution Center

Genetically Modified Immune Cells 

Three and a half years after beginning a clinical trial, supported by the National Institutes of Health, which demonstrated the first successful and sustained use of genetically engineered T cells to fight leukemia,

US Navy Seal Training, start to end. 

These are some of America's finest fighting warriors. Watch their training from the time they arrive at Coronado naval base.

"The Pawnshop" (Charlie Chaplin) 1916

Charlie Chaplin was helped by Granville Redmond, who attended the California School for the Deaf in Berkeley from 1879 to 1890 ... 

 

 
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The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th

This month on American Abilities we will show you what to do if you have hearing loss and there is a natural diaster in your community.

 

In our career spotlight young people learn about exciting careers from becoming a scientist to landing a job as a zoo keeper.

 

Asthma affects millions of people, what is the latest on current medications, we will show you.

 

And meet a young lady who lost her hearing suddenly without warning. Her inspirational story will warm your heart.

 

Join us Sundays 10AM on CW-16 and for more information go to americanabilitiestv.com  American Abilities Television Network, your original media source for hearing health.

March

The Revolutionary War was ended by the Treaty of Paris in 1783, and by 1785 the Continental Navy was disbanded and the remaining ships were sold...

In 1793, the French Revolutionary Wars between Great Britain and France began, and a truce negotiated betwe
The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th
US Soldier Fighting in Afghanistan using Helmet Camera to catch action...The MOD is launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of not wearing ear protection. Noise induced hearing loss is a growing problem, especially in the Army. An estimated six p
Meet Sophie Kaye, a teenager who lost most of her hearing suddenly at age seven. Although the cause of Sophie's hearing loss is unknown, she does what she can to protect the hearing that remains from loud noise. In this 6-minute video, Sophie explains in h

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Hard of Hearing and Dealing with Emergencies 

We hear from FEMA on what you can do to stay safe.

Career Spotlight

This program introduces young people to a number of exciting careers choices, from becoming a scientist to becoming a zoo keeper.

Asthma

25 Million people have asthma in this country. What are ways we can keep our environments inside Asthma Friendly?

A Loss of Hearing

A Teenager talks about suddenly losing hearing one day and how it changed her life and perspective.

 
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The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th

This month on American Abilities, we go into the war zone with American troops. 

 

Did you know the most common injury sustained by U.S. troops is hearing loss?

 

We give show you tips on coping and prevening diabetes.

 

Are you a procrastinator, did you know early diagnosis of an illness is the key to prevention, health and wellness, we will show you what you can do.

 

Join us Sundays 10AM on CW-16 and for more information go to americanabilitiestv.com  American Abilities Television Network, your original media source for hearing health.

April

The Revolutionary War was ended by the Treaty of Paris in 1783, and by 1785 the Continental Navy was disbanded and the remaining ships were sold...

In 1793, the French Revolutionary Wars between Great Britain and France began, and a truce negotiated betwe
The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th
US Soldier Fighting in Afghanistan using Helmet Camera to catch action...The MOD is launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of not wearing ear protection. Noise induced hearing loss is a growing problem, especially in the Army. An estimated six p
Meet Sophie Kaye, a teenager who lost most of her hearing suddenly at age seven. Although the cause of Sophie's hearing loss is unknown, she does what she can to protect the hearing that remains from loud noise. In this 6-minute video, Sophie explains in h

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Meet Sophie Kaye, a teenager who lost most of her hearing suddenly at age seven. Although the cause of Sophie's hearing loss is unknown, she does what she can to protect the hearing that remains from loud noise. In this 6-minute video, Sophie explains in h

In the War Zone

Spend a day with American Troops in Afghanistan. Hearing Loss is the most common injury of returning troops.

Diabetes Prevention

Meet people who have diabetes. Hear their stories. Learn what you can do to prevent type 2 diabetes.

NIH Clinical Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research. Clinical research helps doctors find new ways to treat and cure diseases.

Early Detection and Examination for Cancer

In animated cartoons, an analogy is made between a man with a badly functioning car and a man with physical symptoms which could indicate the presence of a neoplasm. The various stages of denial are illustrated. 

Charlie Chaplin "The Pawnshop"

Chaplin plays an assistant in a pawnshop run by Bergman. He engages in a slapstick battles with his fellow pawnshop assistant, deals with eccentric customers, and flirts with the pawnbroker's daughter.

 
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The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th

NIH Clinical Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research. Clinical research helps doctors find new ways to treat and cure diseases.

May

The Revolutionary War was ended by the Treaty of Paris in 1783, and by 1785 the Continental Navy was disbanded and the remaining ships were sold...

In 1793, the French Revolutionary Wars between Great Britain and France began, and a truce negotiated betwe
The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th
US Soldier Fighting in Afghanistan using Helmet Camera to catch action...The MOD is launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of not wearing ear protection. Noise induced hearing loss is a growing problem, especially in the Army. An estimated six p
Meet Sophie Kaye, a teenager who lost most of her hearing suddenly at age seven. Although the cause of Sophie's hearing loss is unknown, she does what she can to protect the hearing that remains from loud noise. In this 6-minute video, Sophie explains in h

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NIH Clinical Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research. Clinical research helps doctors find new ways to treat and cure diseases.

The Christmas Visitor (1959)

T'was the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer 1944 Christmas Cartoon

This first film version of Robert L. May's story is a color animated cartoon by Max and Dave Fleisher which covers the salient points of the classic holiday saga in a brisk and breezy seven minutes. Rudolph, Santa and Reindeer Games are all in place along with Johnny Marks' beloved song.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol was a 1949 low-budget, black and white television special narrated by Vincent Price. Compressing the Charles Dickens classic story into a half hour, it is stated to be "the oldest extant straight adaptation of the story" for television.

 
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The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th

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June

The Revolutionary War was ended by the Treaty of Paris in 1783, and by 1785 the Continental Navy was disbanded and the remaining ships were sold...

In 1793, the French Revolutionary Wars between Great Britain and France began, and a truce negotiated betwe
The short video chronicles the events of July 26, 1990, when four thousand people gathered on the South Lawn of the Whitehouse to witness then President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.   The ADA stands as one of th
US Soldier Fighting in Afghanistan using Helmet Camera to catch action...The MOD is launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of not wearing ear protection. Noise induced hearing loss is a growing problem, especially in the Army. An estimated six p
Meet Sophie Kaye, a teenager who lost most of her hearing suddenly at age seven. Although the cause of Sophie's hearing loss is unknown, she does what she can to protect the hearing that remains from loud noise. In this 6-minute video, Sophie explains in h

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Personal Profiles Profile interviews of people achieving dreams in life.

Medical Update

The latest news on research, studies, and prevention.

American Abilities Classic Theater

A variety of vintage films and television specials.

Talking & Signing

This program goes on location to cover exciting events.

 
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This video provides a short overview of Listen and Talk, a remarkable Seattle-based nonprofit educational program guided by the Principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy and Education. Skilled professionals from the school provide early intervention, auditory-

This video provides a short overview of Listen and Talk, a remarkable Seattle-based nonprofit educational program guided by the Principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy and Education.

July

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Educational teams for students who are deaf-blind frequently include representatives from many different disciplines. It may be confusing to families to make sense of what exactly these specialists do and what knowledge and skills each brings to educationa
Help the more than 48 million people in the United States and worldwide with hearing loss and deafness by bringing awareness to the need to stop this kind of harassment and bullying. People who are deaf or hard of hearing need acceptance, not rejection, to

Children with hearing loss learn to speak for the first time. These are tender, emotional and inspirational stories. 

Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Compelling interviews with teachers who are making a difference.

Bullying Stories of cruel bullying of people with Hearing Loss.

Veterans with Hearing Loss

 
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Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Produced by the National Constitution Center

A Promise of Freedom: An Introduction to U.S. History and Civics for Immigrants
M-668, GPO 9780160785818, 2007

"A Promise of Freedom"

It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? (Series)

August

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Immigrants learn about the history and founding of our nation..

This is a collection of videos from the US Navy on the SWCC and SEALs training and who they are, what they do and some of the training they go through. It's hard training for hard men who do the jobs most can't or wouldn't. Some of the worlds best fighting

US Navy SEALS An inside look at training from start to finish.

This video provides a short overview of Listen and Talk, a remarkable Seattle-based nonprofit educational program guided by the Principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy and Education. Skilled professionals from the school provide early intervention, auditory-

Children with Hearing Loss Kids learn to speak for the first time. 

Three and a half years after beginning a clinical trial, supported by the National Institutes of Health, which demonstrated the first successful and sustained use of genetically engineered T cells to fight leukemia, a research team from the Perelman School

A family living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. 

 

On 20th November 1989, the world made a set of promises to all children when it adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. All of the countries in the world have now signed up to it except for Somalia and the United States of America

It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? (Series)

 
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Department of the Navy

History of the US Navy - War of Independence, 1775-1783
AVA20087VNB1 - 1956

The report uses the filmograph technique to present the general movements of the continental army and navy from 1775 to 1783. Depicts the founding of the n

Pets learn American Sign Language

September

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Department of the Navy

History of the US Navy - War of Independence, 1775-1783
AVA20087VNB1 - 1956

The report uses the filmograph technique to present the general movements of the continental army and navy from 1775 to 1783. Depicts the founding of the n
The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States of America and those of the British Empire. The Americans declared war in 1812 for several reasons, including trade restrictions brought about by Britain's ongoing war w
Triumph Over Deafness shows a very specific school of thought typical of its time - in this case advocating oralism and resisting sign language - ideas which are very much at odds with current thinking.  Unlike many of the British Council films from this e
Out of Joe's four dogs, two of them are deaf, meaning that interacting with them is just a little different than the average dog household. But Joe's non-hearing four-leggers are still able to enjoy life to the fullest, just like their hearing counterparts

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is an increasingly prevalent disorder that results from exposure to high-intensity sound, especially over a long period of time.

Listen and Talk: Helping Children With Hearing Loss Communicate Thru Spoken Language This video provides a short overview of Listen and Talk, a remarkable Seattle-based nonprofit educational program guided by the Principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy and Education. 

Triumph Over

Deafness shows a

very specific school of thought typical of its time - advocating oralism and resisting sign language. (Documentary)

Pets learn American Sign Language

 
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