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Improved Telecommunications Access For Deaf Users
December 18, 2003

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--Thursday's New York Times featured an article about the growing technology which allows deaf and hard-of-hearing people to communicate more effortlessly over long distances.

High-speed Internet, videophones, PC-based videoconferencing technology and Webcams are some of the new and improving telecommunications products and services that help deaf users "chat" with others who may or may not be deaf.

The second page of the article, which contains links to several relevant resources, may require New York Times registration to access.

Entire article:
"For the Deaf, Communication Without the Wait" (New York Times)


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