Monday, September 5, 2016

The cost for deaf inmates to make calls to family is outragious

As expensive and arduous it is for inmates communicate with their families "deaf inmates have it far worse. The technology is often too expensive, outdated or in disrepair," reports Jack Smith IV in Mic. He quotes an activist as saying, "It takes a deaf person three times as long as other people to make those calls. So you have deaf people paying $700, $800 a month just to talk to their husband or wife." Read the full story here.