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DeafDigest – 21 June 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – June 21, 2018

— AMC and the deaf moviegoer

AMC is now offering $20 monthly subscription to
compete with MoviePass. Worth it or not?
Worth it if AMC offers open captions. Not
worth it if AMC only offers captioning
devices. Your choice! A picture is at:


— The deaf and Dept of Education & Dept of Labor

The White House wants to merge the Department of
Education and the Department of Labor. They say
Education is the responsbility of the states.
If this happens, there are issues – mainstreaming,
residential schools, IEP, Gallaudet, NTID and so on.
People with Department of Labor may not care.


— deaf hating it

When mingling with the hearing (at school,
or at work, or at parties or at events)
there is one thing all deaf people hate.
It is faking everything with nodding
and smiling and even laughing when
hearing people say something that deaf
people don’t understand. This is what
a young deaf adult wrote in a web posting.



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— challenges for interpreters

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