Texting changes communication for people who cannot hear

08/3/2010 | Daily Home (Talladega, Ala.), The

Many people who cannot hear or have hearing impairments now use text messaging as a convenient form of communication. The technology has replaced antiquated telephone-communication services and is used widely as a communication tool in the workplace, as well. Some say texting improves the writing skills of people who cannot hear and helps those who cannot hear with phonics, as they make sense of abbreviations -- such as "gr8" for "great" -- that are commonly used in text messages.

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