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DeafDigest – 21 August 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – August 21, 2018



— airline wasted ASL-fluent flight attendant

A deaf couple boarded an airline. On duty on that
flight was a flight attendant that knew ASL. It
was wasted because no one at the airline admitting
gate told the flight crew about that deaf couple.
As a result, the ASL-fluent flight attendant was
assigned to a different part of the plane whereas
the deaf couple was seated in another part!
A picture is at:


— interpreter worries about “mirror”

A mirror while interpreting worries one interpeter.
He said that if he uses his fingers to point something
on the left side, the deaf people will think he is
pointing to something on the right side!


— different way to explain captions

Deaf people know captions means captions. Some
hearing people think differently. One said:

the TV with the words below



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— deaf school that closed up quickly

08/19/18 Blue and Gold editions & sub options at: