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DeafDigest – 27 June 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – June 27, 2018


— reason stage performers hate interpreters

We have heard stories of stage performers (actors,
comedians, singers) hating interpreters. Even
some of them have physically pushed the interpreters
off the stage. Why? Many perfomers have huge
egos and want audience attention on them, and
not on interpreters. This is what one comedian,
himself that welcomes interpreters, said! A
picture is at:


— a police-warning device

Do we need police-warning device? There was a
National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo
that took place recently. One of the proposed
inventions was a police-warning device. It is
a bracelet that blinks lights when a police
officer is nearby. This is a puzzle. If we are
doing nothing wrong, then why would a nearby
police officer scare us?


— a deaf child separated from his hearing mother

There are horror stories of migrant children separated
from their parents. One such story involves a
deaf child taken away from his hearing mother.
An attorney working with the hearing mother said:

Her son is deaf, so they can’t communicate.
That means a short voice telephone call is

Very sad!


Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— accidential actor

06/24/18 Blue and Gold editions & options at:




— Check out the new post about how trauma can change you
on HealthBridges

HealthBridges is a website to learn about behavioral health
and social service resources for Deaf, DeafBlind and
Hard of Hearing People

Happy Summer πŸ™‚
The HealthBridges Team