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2018/04/04

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – April 4, 2018

— Apple gets feedback and advice from the deaf

Apple has come up with a list of new emoji for the
dea and the disabled. Apple solicited advice,
comments and feedback from the deaf and came up
with two new emjoi. A picture is at:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-emoji/

 

— Social Media convention says “must caption”

The Social Media Marketing World recently hosted
its conference. The recurring theme throughout
the confencce is just one word – captions!
In other words – always caption the videos.

 

— a comment by a police officer

A police officer said, when dealing with deaf
drivers at night during traffic stops:

do not shine a flashlight in my face because
it prevents me from understanding what the
deaf driver is trying to say

Interestingly enough, police officers have also
been advised not to shine flashlights in
deaf drivers’ faces. Doesn’t work both ways!

 

Deaf jobs – latest update
http://deafdigest.com/category/jobs/

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— ADA comedy of errors
http://deafdigest.com/collections/barrys-collections/

04/01/18 Blue and Gold editions & options at:
http://deafdigest.com/newsletters/

 

 

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