Development of the TTY – Part I

 In the mid 1970s, as a young audiologist working in a university aural rehabilitation clinic, I inherited an old TTY.  ‘Old’, at the time, was 1960s technology that cost between $650 and $1000, making it a luxury item that very few deaf individuals could afford.  Each person who was communicating required their own TTY so it was definitely an expensive device.  Additionally, the TTY was…

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Eavesdropping & Gridiron Football

Something changes as the days grow a little shorter — there’s a tiny hint of coolness to the morning walk and the flowers aren’t quite as happy.  The sinking feeling of reality that fall will pay a visit is tempered with the joy that gridiron football season will be our guest. Best of all, for…

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