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  • Mar 24, 2012
  • 05:33 PM

Text messages provide deaf with new means of communication

Kurt Madar / Farmington Daily Times
In the last 10 years, phones that make texting easy have changed life significantly for the deaf and the speech impaired. No longer is distance an almost insurmountable obstacle. Deaf wives can text their husbands at the supermarket, and interactions between deaf people and the hearing no longer have to rely on written notes, sign language interpreters or expressive body language.

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