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DeafDigest – 12 May 2020

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – May 12, 2020

— deaf neighbor, hearing neighbor for 20 years

A deaf person said in a posting:

As a deaf person the only communications you have
with your hearing neighbor for a long time
(20 or more years) is waving “hi” when passing
by each other on the street. That deaf person
is correct.


— CDI job description

CDI is Certified Deaf Interpeter, a relatively
new interpreting field that came up in the
past decade. Exactly what does a CDI do?

A newspaper headline said:
Interpreting the interpreter

The headline is correct.


— a rally in Washington, DC

A group of chartered bus company owners
is staging a rally in Washington, DC to
ask the government to save their businesses.
One of the owners is Sandra Allen. She
is deaf, but does not use ASL and functions
as a hearing person.



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