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DeafDigest – 22 June 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – June 22, 2018

— hearing aid, yes; deaf, no!

A child was given hearing aids at the age
of five without parents knowing the reason
for it. The parents did not realize that
deaf people may need hearing aids to be
able to hear better. They thought hearing
aids were for something else. How so very
shocking! A picture is at:


— our confused members of the Congress

Do members of the Congress know what ADA is all
about? It is assumed that they do – yet nearly
105 members of the Congress have asked
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to clarify
what ADA is all about with these web sites.
Deaf people require web sites to be captioned,
so why are these people in Congress so confused


— Deaf Remote vs Hearing Remote

Deaf people use thumb on their remote to change
channels on Cable TV. Hearing people use voice
on their Amazon Fire TV Cube to change channels.
Amazon discriminating against the deaf?



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— captioning devices vs captioning glasses

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