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DeafDigest Gold – September 18, 2016

DeafDigest Gold – September 18, 2016

Gold Edition Barry Strassler, Editor
http://deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

America’s Unique Deaf Stories; subscription
at no cost to you

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 20th year

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Old Fogey

Partners

http://deafdigest.com/comics/fogeys-partners/

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Last week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-or-hearing/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/expensive-fees/

This week’s ASL Videos in youtube:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/lipreading-pure-oralists/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/perfect-speech-interpreter/

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Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— small town interpreters http://deafdigest.com/collections/barrys-collections/

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Dr. Steven L. Rattner, P.A. & Associates
Deaf Dentist; College Park. MD & Gaithersburg, MD
(near Washington, DC & Frederick, MD & also Metro Washington)

Complete Dental Services; assistants either know ASL or
are deaf

more information:
http://www.drrattner.com/our-team/meet-our-team/

to contact Dr. Steven L. Rattner, P.A. & Associates:
http://www.drrattner.com/contact/

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Sunday’s Deaf Picture for your surprise

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-mother-in-illustration/

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Top stories about the deaf:

National lottery helping the deaf? The Torbay and District Deaf Society in
United Kingdom has received £10,000
from the lottery to help renovate its
clubhouse!

Nyle DiMarco was quoted as saying he was
glad he is deaf so that he cannot hear
Trump’s comments on anything and everything!

A deaf nurse in British Columbia was forced to give up her job that she loved. Reason
is the two-year waiting list of a CI was
too much for her to handle!

Aaron Ready, a deaf man whoworks as a mechanic
at the Rick’s Shop in Rapid City, SD
was honored by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard for being an Outstanding Disabled
Employee.

In Japan, there is a new cartoon movie –
A Silent Voice, which is about a deaf girl
who was bulled by her classroom tormentor.
Years later she confronts him to force him
to own up to his misdeeds!

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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 by a free service, 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:

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

TRYING TO LIPREAD A PURE ORALIST
Why is it so difficult to read the lips
of some deaf pure oralists? These pure
oralists know nothing about gestures
(that hearing people understand).
Oralists that know some ASL are
easier to lipread!
Why?

This week’s ASL video in youtube
http://deafdigest.com/videos/lipreading-pure-oralists/

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REMODEL YOUR OUTDATED BATHROOM, KITCHEN OR UNFINISHED BASEMENT?

Surdus Remodeling specializes in remodeling bath, kitchen, and
basement of your dream throughout metro Washington, DC area. This
service is run by deaf owner/project manager with a mix of deaf and
hearing crews. All projects are in Northern VA, DC, and Maryland only.

To learn more about this company at www.surdusremodeling.com

Surdus Remodeling won Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2012 and 2013.

Contact Elijah Gold at info@surdusremodeling.com or VP at 240-654-0247

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This week’s ASL video in youtube

PERFECT SPEECH DEAF PERSON PREFER INTERPRETER
Many perfect-speech deaf person prefers
interpreters to speak out for them.
These hearing people can easily understand
the perfect-speech deaf people? Why interpreter?
A perfect-speech deaf person said that
interpreters prevent misunderstandings.
This is a strange explanation.

This week’s ASL video in youtube
http://deafdigest.com/videos/perfect-speech-interpreter/

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

Vlogging is popular in the Deaf community. A Vlog is like a blog but in video instead of text.

We, the DeafBlind, don’t have access to Vlogs visually.

Here are simple solutions to improve accessibility for Vloggers.

–       Upload scripts of your Vlogs so we can read it in text.

–       Some of us can view Vlogs if you wear dark solid shirts and sign
clearly/more slowly.

–       Avoid sitting in front of windows!  I saw some Vloggers do that!

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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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please
email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

for Special Notes, please go to the bottom of this
section

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Pono Tokioka
senior
men’s golf team
University of Hawaii

his profile is at:
http://www.hawaiiathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=15433

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Deaf Elite Athletes:

Rick Macomber, professional standardbred driver

Jesse V Scores Maiden Breaking Victory in Indiana Sires Stakes Final

After seven career starts, Jesse V made his first trip to the winner’s circle in style as he captured the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final for two-year-old trotting colts and geldings, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, August 31. With Ricky Macomber Jr. at the lines, Jesse V held off all challengers to win by a head and establish a new lifetime mark of 1:57.4 in the process.

Rick is Gallaudet’s longest continuing professional athlete.
He played basketball and soccer at Gallaudet before becoming
a professional standardbred racing driver in Indiana.

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DeafSports Library:

Deaf Sports Collections update
— deaf professional basketball team http://deafdigestsports.com/deaf-sports-collections/deaf-sports-collections/

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DeafDigest Sports:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

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if you know of mainstreamed athletes, please
e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

click on mainstream on the right side of
http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

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Attention:

the employment ads section is at:
http://deafdigest.com/category/jobs/

All new jobs will be immediately posted in
that section

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