DeafDigest Gold – September 12, 2021

DeafDigest Gold – September 12, 2021

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newborn-deaf-baby-and-college-recruiters

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-pilot/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/oralinterpreter/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/medicalinterpreters/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-art-hearing-art/

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POSITION OPENINGS

* DEAFWIRE news writer (international)
* REGIONAL REPORTER – in one of 6 world regions, right now seeking for
Oceania.
* NEWS WRITER – DeafDots (Canada)
* COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR (Canada)

Positions above are both paid and volunteer positions.
We also consider work experience and student opportunities.
Paid opportunities are independent contract work done remotely.
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Top stories about the deaf:

Nakia Smith, who is deaf, has been honored by GAP
as one of the representatives of diverse groups in
USA.

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Frontier Airlines haa kicked a deaf passenger out of
the plane, saying she “refused” to obey the instructions
of these masked flight attendants. To date, Frontier
has not issued an apology for this gross misunderstanding.

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A patient was told if he was not implanted, he would
be deaf in five years.

A vague advice! So open to wide interpretation.

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California legislators are arguing – issue is to
increase taxes to fund deaf relay and deaf devices
or to stay the taxes as is.

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NBC Universal has sold 30-second ads for
the next Super Bowl for just $6.5 million,
breaking the record. This begs the next
question, will the sponsors pay for captions
on their record-breaking ads? Most probably will
but there is always a stubborn few that won’t,
saying captioning costs are too expensive. Just
a few hundred dollars!

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

INTERPRETERS AT DOCTOR’S OFFICES
More and more doctors agree that interpreters are
important with deaf patients during medical
appointments.
The big issue is – who pays for interpreters?
Doctors do not want to pay for interpreters. Insurance
companies do not want to pay for interpreters.
This is the big issue today.

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/medicalinterpreters/

note:
this is an old video. ADA does not require deaf
patients to pay for provided interpreters. More
doctors go to VRI to avoid paying a penny for
interpreters, and this is another issue – as many
deaf patients hate VRI

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

ART ABOUT DEAF OR ART ABOUT HEARING
We have many deaf artists. But are they doing
Deaf Art or Hearing Art?
Hearing art lovers may not understand Deaf
Art but they do understand Hearing Art. This
may be the reason why Deaf Artists do hearing
Art instead of Deaf Art.

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-art-hearing-art/

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DeafDigest Gold – September 05, 2021

DeafDigest Gold – September 5, 2021

Gold Edition http://deafdigest.com/

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Old Fogey

no deafies here

http://deafdigest.com/comics/fogeys-no-deafies-here/

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-feel-cold-air/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/jobdecision/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-pilot/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/oralinterpreter/

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Top stories about the deaf:

For a concert, it is important that the interpreter
needs to have a background in music, otherwise there
will be serious issues. This is what one interpreter
advocate said.

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Irene Musuya, who is deaf, was written up in a
newspaper story in Uganda for riding on
her motorbike to offer her salon services
to clients in offices and homes.

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Starbucks green aprons or Starbucks black aprons?

Deaf baristas wear black aprons with Starbucks
spelled out in ASL, but hearing baristas that
know ASL can only wear a pin that says “I sign”
with their green aprons.

What is a color?

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There was a story of Johanna Lucht, saying she is
the first deaf engineer at NASA, and also said she
is the first deaf engineer to hold an active role
in a NASA control center during a crewed mission.

True? DeafDigest knows of two past deaf NASA
engineers. Also, it said she held an active
role (see above). What is active? Is it
an isolated, but important role where
her communications with other hearing
engineers were limited – or is it saying
she had an active role in communications with
these engineers?

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Gerri Taker, who is deaf, was profiled in a
newspaper story as the owner of A Fit of
Perfection, a bridal and formal wear store
in Dayton, Ohio. She was praised for
being the unsung hero for brides across
the world!

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

CRAZY FLYING LAWS IN EUROPE
A deaf man from France is a licensed airplane pilot. He is
not allowed to fly in France. French laws do not allow deaf
pilots in the country.
Yet, he is allowed to fly airplanes in other European
nations! He has to travel to another European nation
to fly an airplane.

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-pilot/

note:
that was an old video. It is understood that laws in
France have changed to allow the deaf pilot to
fly over the French skies.

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

IS ORAL INTERPRETING DEAD?
Is oral interpreting now old fashioned and now dead?
Many oral people get tired of reading the lips of oral
interpreters. Some of them “sneak” a look at ASL
interpreters and can follow their signs because of
easier lipreading.
And also, most oral people prefer CART instead of
lipreading.
This is why DeafDigest wonders if oral interpreting
is dead?

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/oralinterpreter/

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DeafDigest Gold – August 29, 2021

DeafDigest Gold – August 29, 2021

Gold Edition http://deafdigest.com/

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 25th year

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Old Fogey

Snake Oil

http://deafdigest.com/comics/fogeys-snake-oil/

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-and-accounting-codes/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-strangers-with-other-deaf-strangers/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-feel-cold-air/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/jobdecision/

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Top stories about the deaf:

Lou Ferrigno is making a guest appearance at the
Planet Comicon Kansas City event.

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do interpreters have problems with rap songs?

This was the issue in a newspaper story

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Emmanuel Ndayisaba, the Rwanda Executive Secretary of
National Council for Persons with Disabilities made
an interesting comment, is that he is waiting on the
completion of national dictionary of sign language
before he could hire more interpreters. Is he saying
interpreters depend on the dictionary to train
themselves in sign language?

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A gamer said that while more games have captions, the
quality is so bad that they are very angry about it!

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Colorado only has one interpreting agency provider; it
was pointed out in an agency board meeting.

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

DEAF FEEL COLD AIR DIFFERENTLY FROM HEARING
Do deaf people feel cold air differently
from hearing?
Seems deaf people have to feel the cold
air while hearing people “hear” the cold
air?

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-feel-cold-air/

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For more information or to order call 1-800-233-9130 V/TTY or visit
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This week’s ASL video in youtube

LOOKING FOR A JOB – IMPORTANT DECISION
Deaf people that look for jobs have to make an
important decision. What is the important decision?

– to tell the employer that you are deaf
– don’t tell the employer that you are deaf

If you tell the employer that you are deaf,
the employer may either find an interpreter
for you or to use notebook and pen to communicate.
Or the employer may decide not to invite you
for the interview. This is the big risk.

Which is the best decision? You decide !

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/jobdecision/

note:
this is an old posting. ADA rules have
changed. If you are deaf and are rejected
for an interview, the employer risks ADA
lawsuits!

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DeafDigest Gold – August 22, 2021

DeafDigest Gold – August 22, 2021

Gold Edition – http://deafdigest.com/

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 25th year

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Old Fogey

Panhandlers

http://deafdigest.com/comics/fogeys-panhandlers/

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-hate-deaf-supervisor/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/rome-restaurants/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-and-accounting-codes/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-strangers-with-other-deaf-strangers/

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Top stories about the deaf:

Being proposed on the Hill is the H.R. 1959 House
Bill, S. 813 Senate Bill, better known as the
Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act.
This bill wishes to strengthen the Individuals
with Disabilities Education Act to improve results
for deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired,
and deaf-blind children, including those with additional
disabilities.

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Deaf activist Barbara Kannapell, from the metro
Washington, DC area, has departed us. She was
known as sociolinguist and her advocacy work.

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The budget for the state-wide Alabama Institute
for the Deaf and Blind complex is $90 million
dollars. Alabama School for the Deaf and Blind
is part of the budget.

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Do Deaf People Dream Differently? This was the
title of an article that was run in the
Medical News Today.

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Jinwhan Kwon, who is deaf, has become the pastry
chef of the Seven Stars Bakery in Providence,
Rhode Island.

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

CODE IN ACCOUNTING NOT IMPORTANT FOR DEAF

A deaf person is an accountant for a government
agency.

He memorizes many accounting codes such as
EEO, EA, CCM, etc, etc.

He also knows the code – RE. One day his
boss came over to him to discuss the RE code,
only that the boss said it was RT.

RT? The deaf employee was puzzled. The boss
was talking too fast and did not have time to
sit down to write notes to explain what it was.

After a while, he realized RE is the same
thing as RT, but the boss continued to call it
RT.

He retired many years later, still not really
understanding what RT meant, but the boss never
scolded him for not understanding RT!

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-and-accounting-codes/

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

EATING AT A RESTAURANT
Two deaf people entered a restaurant and saw two other
deaf people chatting at one table. These two deaf people
were strangers to the other two deaf people.
Should these two deaf people introduce themselves to
the other two deaf people – like this – Hi, I am deaf?
Hard to say. Hearing people don’t introduce themselves
to strangers and say – Hi, I am hearing!
Perhaps this is OK in a small town, but possibly not
OK in a big city like New York or Los Angeles?

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-strangers-with-other-deaf-strangers/

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http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

Gallaudet Athletics online store
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DeafDigest Gold – August 15, 2021

DeafDigest Gold – August 15, 2021

Gold Edition http://deafdigest.com/

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 25th year

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Old Fogey

Non-Hearing Client

http://deafdigest.com/comics/old-fogeys-non-hearing-client/

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-culture-disagreement/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/dog-in-hotel-lobby/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-hate-deaf-supervisor/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/rome-restaurants/

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Top stories about the deaf:

a hearing front desk person said that his first impulse
upon learning of customer’ deafness is to shout louder
and louder and louder, even when the deaf person repeatedly
points to his ear. After maybe 10 loud shouts, he finally
realizes customer’s inability to understand loud voices!
In the meantime this hearing person attracts unwanted
attention from hearing people around him.

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An issue with comic books – what if?

Daredevil, a character in the Marvel Comics, is not
deaf. But comic book fans are asking – what if
Daredevil was deaf?

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Kaleidoscoops, an ice cream shop in Kansas City, KS,
is owned by a Coda, who makes it a point to teach
staff and customers ASL.

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St Joseph Institute For the Deaf, in Indianapolis,
has appointed Jeffrey Chapman as the new president.
What is his background with the deaf and of Deaf
Education? Do not know.

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A 15-minute film is called Fabel Deaf, produced by the
Deaf Crows Collective, of Regina, Saskatchewan
is about the deaf experience through art.

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

HEARING PERSON HATES DEAF SUPERVISOR
Why do many hearing employees hate to
be supervised by a deaf supervisor?
They like the deaf person as a social
friend – yet when that same deaf person
is a supervisor, these hearing people
get angry about it.
Why?

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-hate-deaf-supervisor/

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

BREAKING A LAW IN ROME

, in Italy, is one of the world’s great
cities. It is very popular with tourists.

Yet, many restaurants in Rome break the
law.

Menus must be posted on the wall. Many
restaurants don’t – and if the restaurant
staff can’t speak English, it can be difficult
for deaf tourists!

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/rome-restaurants/

note:
DeafDigest editor was a dining guest of Roberto Wirth,
at his Hotel Hassler. He told Wirth about the
incident at a small Rome restaurant, which served
great dishes, but no one spoke English nor
posted the menu on the wall. Wirth, not
surprisingly, was furious – saying it is the
law to have menus posted.

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