Longtime educator and advocate for the deaf recognized by NCRID

“Most deaf kids are born to hearing parents, and there’s usually a lag time of identifying deafness in a baby and often a struggle with accepting that you have a deaf child. There’s a long process in which there can be a lot of language deprivation for children. So for us, that’s a big part of our job, being language role models and teaching,” says Kim Martin, lead interpreter for Buncombe County Schools.

State of Emergency rescinded for Buncombe County, effective Nov. 23

Press release from Buncombe County:  Due to recent rainfall in our area, decreasing wind speeds, and higher humidity, the Local State of Emergency issued for Buncombe County on Nov. 6 is terminated effective Thursday, Nov. 23 at 8 a.m. The Local State of Emergency is also terminated in the municipal limits of the City of […]