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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – May 16, 2018


— DEAF 108 in Florida

What is DEAF 108? No one knows in Lee County in Florida.
Suddenly a graffiti artist wrote “DEAF 108” at many
locations in the county. Is it deaf-related? Is it
gang-related? Or is it something else? A picture
is at:


— ADA violation: refusing to communicate with deaf customers

Is it a violation of ADA if a business place, without
interpreters, refuses to write to the deaf customer
with a pad and pen? DeafDigest think so – ADA says
businesses are required to take whatever steps necessary
to communicate with the deaf – and that includes
pad and pen. Not every deaf person requires an
interpreter because clearly written notes will do.


— one reason to hate the portable movie captioning devices

Do add this to the list why deaf people hate these
portable movie captioning devices:

that hearing people sit behind the deaf and look over
the deaf person’s shoulder and complain that the captions
bother them!



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— pushed very hard for captions

05/13/18 Blue and Gold editions & options at:


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