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To Felix's Supporters

By Pat Bliss

There are more restrictions about mail coming into Greensville CC, than there were in FL. Felix told me mail is being returned to the senders. 310 more words

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When Should Deaf Babies Learn Sign Language?

By Jean F. Andrews

Deaf babies should learn sign language just as soon as their hearing loss is diagnosed, at birth, 3 months, 6 months or before the age of two.  283 more words

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Important Update: Felix Garcia Transfered to Va.

By Pat Bliss

Prelude: To those who have been following this tragic case of Felix Garcia’s from his arrest and conviction for something he didn’t do, to reading about the misunderstandings in communication because he is a deaf inmate without access to sign interpreters, to the verbal and physical abuse by prison staff and inmates in the Florida prison system, to the absolute lows in life to end it all, this news of his move to Virginia will be welcomed. 761 more words

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Phone Justice for Deaf Prisoners: TTY or VP?

By Jean F. Andrews

A Deaf female prisoner wrote,

“Videophones are the only way I can effectively communicate with my family. The unit I am on is equipped with TTY phones; however, calls are limited to 15 minutes, by the time the connection is made added to the length of time it would take me to type and receive messages, using a TTY phone is counterproductive.

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A Look at Felix Garcia's Life

By Pat Bliss

In order to recap the events of 2015  I need to first start with Felix’s parole hearing in  November of 2014. The results of the hearing were very favorable in contrast to what others received that day. 1,270 more words

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We're Back Online!

By BitcoDavid

During the past week, DeafInPrison.com experienced a technical problem with our Domain name and our DNS Name Server. It resulted in a period when many of you could not locate us in search engines, and culminated in 2 full days where the site wasn’t visible to anybody. 114 more words

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2015 in Review

By BitcoDavid

Happy New Year to all our readers, supporters, friends, Supporter Contributors and authors from BitcoDavid. 2015 was a great year for DeafInPrison.com, and I sincerely hope that 2016 will be even better. 128 more words

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