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Deaf people’s communication with SMS, TTY, fax, computers and relay service in Australia.
Humanities & Social Sciences papers
  • Mary Power, Bond University
  • Des Power, Griffith University
  • Louise Horstmanshof, Bond University
Date of this Version
1-1-2006
Document Type
Conference Paper
Publication Details
Interim status: Citation only.

Power, M., Power, D. & Horstmanshof, L. (2006) Deaf people’s communication with SMS, TTY, Fax, Computers and Relay service in Australia. National Communication Association Annual Convention. San Antonio.

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Abstract
The present and future impact of deaf people’s use of electronic communication methods on the deaf community is considered in the light of data from a mail survey of Australian Deaf people. While most respondents used all methods regularly, patterns of use emerged with Short Message Service (SMS) used for social interactions, telephone typewriters (TTY) for longer communications, fax and relay services for business purposes and computers for personal and business emails and web connections.
Citation Information
Mary Power, Des Power and Louise Horstmanshof. "Deaf people’s communication with SMS, TTY, fax, computers and relay service in Australia." (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mary_power/2/