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Crisis Hotline for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 

When Teen Crisis Line, the nation's first toll-free, 24/7, nationwide text line, was founded, it was aimed at teens.  It make sense: teens text a,lot they need emotional support, and , oh yeah, they text a lot.  Numbers don't lie: the service has processed over 8 million text messages in just over two years.  For more information:  https://blog.dosomething.org/crisis-text-line-deaf-community


Deaf patients protest hospital's sign language services

Liz Davis knew something was different with Salem Hospital's interpretive services when she recently took her deaf husband, Peter, to the emergency department and the American Sign Language interpreter who arrived three or four hours later could not understand him.

"She got frustrated and looked at me like she didn't understand," Liz Davis said........

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