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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – April 13, 2018


— Deaf Super Heroes mixed together in a film

Mixing all Deaf Super Heroes together
in a sci-fi film? This task was made by a deaf
filmmaker; this fascinating mix of many
different characters, past, present and
future is found in the movie – Sign
Gene. It is being featured in English,
Japanese and Italian voices and sign
languages and is subtitled in English.
Everyone is deaf – the cast and the production
team. A picture is at:


— volunteer interpreters in hospitals

Volunteer interpreters in hospitals?
Of course not in USA as we require
interpreters to be certified
professionals. But in Shanghai,
the interpreters are volunteers
according to a newspaper story!


— USA not winning the CI race

USA is not winning the CI race against
Europe. A survey that was posted said
that only half of deaf children get
CI’s in USA whereas 90 percent of
deaf European children get implanted.



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— college named after a deaf person

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