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Deaf Town and Apartments

The groundbreaking ceremony for apartments in Seattle designed specifically for Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims of domestic violence and sexual assault takes place on March 28. The complex will have 19 units of affordable housing, integrated services, and technology.
Elsewhere in South Dakota, planners are working on creating an entire town for the deaf. Why South Dakota? Doesn’t the Washington, DC area, Rochester, NY, and California contain the larger deaf populations? Learned something new… quoted from the article. “Elsewhere, because of proximity to schools and businesses tied to the deaf, large concentrations of deaf people have gathered in cities like Rochester; Washington; Olathe, Kan.; Frederick, Md.; and Sioux Falls, S.D.”
100 families from around the world have already declared they plan to live there. Full story at New York Times (may require free registration) and another from Indystar.