DeafDigest - 16 March 2021

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition - March 16, 2021 -- interviewers' tricks discriminate against deaf Some hearing employers use tricks (scanning software and body-language formulas) on hearing applicants. Critics are saying that such tricks discriminate against deaf appicants because hearing body language may not be the same as deaf body language! Hearing people know what hearing body language is; they may not always know what deaf body language is.   -- Pennsylvania's mental health law There is a law in Pennsylvania that during deaf incidents with the police, the deaf can tell the police they do not need mental health assistance. Advocates worry that these deaf rights may lead to worse incidents with the police.   -- Deaf people hate such questions #1. Can you read my lips? Answer: if deaf can't read lips how could they understand the question? #2. How do you communicate with others at work? Answer: if hearing people can't read and write, how can they pass notes with the deaf? #3. Can you do the job working under the supervisor? Answer: if deaf people have training for the job they were trained to do so, then is there a reason they cannot do the job?   Deaf jobs - latest update 03/14/21 Blue and Gold editions & sub options at:

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