People also ask


  • What is deaf VP?

  • Deaf VP was a Deaf Videophone directory created by Sorenson. Videophones are telephones with a video screen. They enable deaf people to call each other (or a relay service) and use American Sign Language, their first language, to communicate.

  • Why don鈥檛 we have videophones for deaf people?

  • They enable deaf people to call each other (or a relay service) and use American Sign Language, their first language, to communicate. Videophones themselves, however, haven鈥檛 become very popular. The reason for this is that most cellphones and webcam software provide the same service, but at a lower cost.

  • What do you call a deaf person who can’t hear?

  • Some people who are deaf would not like to be called hearing impaired due to the negativity of the word impaired. Say 鈥減erson who is deaf鈥?or 鈥減erson who is hard of hearing.鈥?If someone is both deaf and blind, the term is deafblind. Never say deaf and dumb.

  • What is assistive technology for the Deaf and hard of hearing?

  • Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Assistive Technology for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is special technology made to assist them including Hearing aids, Video relay services, tactile devices, alerting devices and technology for supporting communication.