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DeafDigest – 02 October 2020

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – October 2, 2020

— Census Bureau suggests TTY/TDD line

The Census Bureau said the deaf people can
use the TTY/TDD line. A critic said it is
obsolete and many deaf people no longer
use this device, preferring to use relay


— using ASL at 9 months old

There was a story of a 12-year old high IQ
genius, who is not deaf, and the family
was all hearing. The story said he could
understand and use ASL while at the age
of 9 months. Is this a fact story or an


— a typical interpreting agency

Has Covid-19 impacted privately-owned
interpreting agencies? In the case of
one agency, business dropped to 25
percent of what it was before the
Covid-19 outbreak. This is not good.


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