Phone Justice for Deaf Prisoners: TTY or VP?

“While they DO have a TTY machine here, but it doesn’t work properly — AND the only time we are able to use that machine is when someone is available to “monitor” it. What that means is my “counselor” has to take time of her work to sit beside me and read our conversation” (email to HEARD, January 10, 2013). And still another prisoner complained there was no power outlet near the phone for the TTY to continue working.”

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Broken Sign: Important Announcement from BitcoDavid

By BitcoDavid I must admit, I learned this the same way a Japanese rock singer learns an American song. Nonetheless, I’m pretty proud of myself. If you would be interested in doing this, use the contact form below. Please hurry, the window of opportunity is closing fast. Shooting is scheduled for the 1st week in […]

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Homeless Deaf Uses ASL Relay – From the NYT

By BitcoDavid Yesterday’s New York Times contained an essay on Abreham Zemedagegehu –  a homeless, Deaf, Ethiopian immigrant – who received an iPad from their Neediest Cases Fund, and uses it to communicate via Video Relay Service. For the past 100 years, The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund has provided direct assistance to children, families […]

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