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DeafDigest – 04 June 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – June 4, 2018


— to be Super Deaf

A speech was given at College of Engineering
at Boston University. It was about creating
better apps to help human beings function
better in life. The only reference to deafness
is helping hearing aids get better – but the
hint was there – to help the deaf live better
lives (captions, interpreting, removing
discrimination, etc). A picture is at:


— deaf can’t work

Why many employers won’t hire the deaf? Because
they think the deaf just can’t do the job. This
was the focus of a TV program about the need to
hire the deaf. Sad that some hearing employers
think that way.


— fingerspelling is old fashioned, not used any more

A magazine said:
old –fashioned finger alphabet is now unknowr

It was the June 1907 issue of Scientific American magazine,
101 years ago!



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