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How do deaf people use the telephone?

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2009-07-17 16:37:44
2009-07-17 16:37:44

They just turn up the volume real high. If you were completely deaf, turning up the volume wouldn't help. Deaf people use a machine that is something like a computer with a keyboard and a screen, so that they type their responses, then someone from the phone company reads their response to the person on the other end, then the phone company person types in the other person's response and the deaf person reads it on the screen.

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