“The summer academy – the only one of its kind in the country – introduces deaf and hard-of-hearing students to careers in computer science. For many of the participants, it’s their first glimpse inside the high-tech world. For some, it is the first time as students that they have been able to spontaneously talk to their classmates.
“‘It’s inspiring,’ said 17-year-old Johanna Lucht, of Anchorage, through an interpreter. ‘It’s opening a whole new world for me.'”
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