Communication Devices in History

Respond to the following questions after viewing the documentary Through Deaf Eyes

A phone for deaf people                                                                                                     

  1. How did individuals who are deaf  get in touch with one another before having access to a telephone?
    Answer: Went over to the house

  2. What is this device called?
    Answer: Teletypewriter or TTY

  3. Who developed this technology for the deaf community?
    Answer: Robert Weitbrecht

  4. What is one other technological device that individuals in the deaf community would use?
    Answer: Texting, Video phone, VRI

  5. How did deaf people gain access to this new technology?
    Answer: Had to find the equipment on their own

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