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2019/02/18

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – February 18, 2019

 

— public service announcement to help police officers

The Center for Public Television is setting up a new
public service announcement – for police officers
to teach them how to deal with the deaf. Hope this
helps.

 

— a powerful person in Congress and the deaf

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful
person in Congress. She has a deaf person on
her staff – Michael Tecklenburg. He advises
her on legal and policy issues. This leads to
a question – has Pelosi, because of her deaf
staffer, has done anything to help the deaf
in any way?

 

— Internet Movie Database ranks #1 movie

“A Quiet Place” has been ranked by the
Internet Movie Database as the #1 horror
movie. The leading character is
Millicent Simmonds, a deaf actress who
plays the role of a deaf child.

 

 

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