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DeafDigest – 16 July 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – July 16, 2018

— deaf actress in a Fake Hearing role

A twist! We have complained about fake-deaf hearing
actors playing deaf roles. And now this – we have
a fake-hearing actress playing a hearing role!
It is Lauren Ridloff, a deaf actress, who is playing
Connie, a hearing character in the “Walking Dead”
TV series. A picture is at:


— old fashioned TTY machines still being used

Who uses the old fashioned TTY machines? These machines
are obsolete because of emails, tweets, facebooks,
facetime, video chats, etc. Well, DeafDigest just
learned that deaf people of western Nebraska still
use their TTY machines. Reason is lack of towers
necessary for internet services!


— deaf to hear flashing lights not sounds?

Deaf people in the future to hear flashing lights
instead of sounds? Well, a team of scientists
from Germany is working on a CI that will hear
flashing lights instead of hearing sounds.
Not sure how it works but it was published
in a medical science magazine.


Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— deaf superintendent of golf course

07/15/18 Blue and Gold editions & sub options at:




— opportunities for deaf writer, content editor and
international signs signer

go to:

and scroll down until you see
Opportunities at H3 World TV