Two-way pagers give deaf teens more independence

About 50 deaf students in Toronto are using donated two-way pagers to communicate with teachers, family and friends as part of a five-year study about how the devices can improve their social and literacy skills. Researchers have found some students are now sending and receiving more than 3,000 messages a month, as compared with the 10 a month they typically sent when they first received the devices last year.

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