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DeafDigest Gold – August 18, 2019

DeafDigest Gold – August 18, 2019

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Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 23rd year

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/nervous-hearing-clerk/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-come-gesture/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-fax-machine/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-arguing-about-meeting-seats/

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list of upcoming Deaf National Events

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Top stories about the deaf:

Are DNA testing 100 percent accurate? No, it isn’t.
There have been stories of DNA testing giving false
results, causing unnecessary anguish among
expectant mothers being told their unborn
babies may suffer abnormalities. While deafness
was not mentioned, one can never know.

A question was posted in a legal web site, asking
if employers are required to caption their
training podcasts for the benefit of deaf employees.
The answer is – yes.

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
(Kansas) is introducing Diabetes Prevention Program
video in ASL.

The Calcutta High Court (India) has ordered the
state Health department to admit a deaf applicant
for medical school. In recent years the health
department continually rejected that deaf applicant.

The Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality (Turkey)
is offering free public transportation for its
deaf residents.

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

A NOISY FAX MACHINE
The new fax machines have a noise system! If you fax something
and forget to take out the original paper, the machine makes
noise, warning hearing people about it.
A deaf person using that fax machine will not know about it!

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-fax-machine/

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READ WHAT THEY SAY

Unlock the phone with CapTel® Captioned Telephone!

CapTel shows word-for-word captions of everything a
caller says over the phone, letting you read everything
that they say –  Like captions on TV – for the phone!

Captions are provided at no cost to the user, with no
monthly fees or contracts required.

For more information or to order call 1-800-233-9130
V/TTY or visit http://www.weitbrecht.com/captel.html

For more info about CapTel or any of the many assistive
listening devices we offer, email: mailto:sales@weitbrecht.com

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CapTel® Captioned Telephone – See What Everyone is Talking About!

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

A DEAF SEATING ADVANTAGE OR DISADVANTAGE
Sometimes deaf leaders, before a big deaf meeting
starts, would argue about where to pick seats around
a large conference table.
Do they seat next to the organization president?
Or do they seat across the organization president?
Or do they seat away from their enemies? Etc, Etc.
Hearing people also argue about seating. The same as
with the deaf!

This week’s ASL video in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-arguing-about-meeting-seats/

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

I needed to fly to Washington DC to attend a conference.

This time I had to fly alone without support!

My wife got a pass to assist me at the boarding gate.  But it turned out
that there was a long delay.

She couldn’t stay longer due to her aunt sitting on the other side of the
airport.

She brought the airline staff to me and showed her how to communicate with
me using Print on Palm (POP).

The delayed departure was longer due to DC  having severe thunderstorms!

Finally, the airline staff came and touched me and POP stating 6:00.

After a few minutes staff came back and printed “NOW”

Finally my journey to Washington DC!

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 and it focuses on the
Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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