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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition, July 29, 2015 morning

— a nation discrminates against its sports hero

Years ago Baba Sidhaye, who was deaf, was lauded as
one of the best cricket players in India. He broke
three cricket records and played 51 matches with
the national Indian cricket team. A movie was
made after him. He passed away in 2002, and
his son said that no one with the Indian
cricket administrative board is willing
to acknowledge his playing feats. He said
it is because he is deaf, an embarrassment
to the cricket administrative board.




— minimum accommodation and the deaf

What is minimum accommodation?

It is movie theater portable captioning device, and is not
open captions

It is VRI and not live interpreting at the
hospitala and medical centers.

It is interpeter and not CART services in classrooms.

Said a deaf leader:
that we don’t own rights to determine which accommodation is right




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