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DeafDigest – 19 July 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – July 19, 2018


— all-ASL Starbucks few blocks away from Gallaudet

there was a newspaper announcement about an
all-ASL Starbucks a 15-minute walk away from Gallaudet.
It will be on H Street, NE. Great? Hope so?
Parking is very tight in that area. Deaf people who
live in the Washington, DC city limits but not near
H Street NE, may be hesitant to drive over and
struggle for parking spots, just for a quick
grab of coffee! DeafDigest editor lives in Washington,
DC where there are as many as half-dozen Starbucks
within easy walking distance! Anyway there was a coffee
place located across the street from Gallaudet. It
only lasted two months. Next ASL-Starbucks where?
Across the street from NTID in Rochester, NY? A
picture is at:


— negative trend about deaf characters in movies

An article today said that this year there were
two movies that placed the deaf in a negative
way. These movies treated the deaf as a burden
instead of being loved members of the family.
These two movies are – A Quiet Place and
Unfriended: Dark Web. Do we want to watch
deaf movies that make us feel good instead
of feeling badly?


— Deaf and Speed Chess

Do deaf people play speed chess? It is different
from regular chess, where players take their time
to make their moves. In speed chess, moves are
made within few seconds. An announcement from the
International Chess Committee of the Deaf said
that the World Deaf Blitz Chess Championship
took place this week in Machester, Great


Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— cocktail invented by deaf bartender

07/15/18 Blue and Gold editions & sub options at:



— opportunities for deaf writer, content editor and
international signs signer

go to:

and scroll down until you see
Opportunities at H3 World TV