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By Drew Taylor
The Tuscaloosa News 

Camp focuses on careers for deaf, hearing impaired


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — On Monday, Matt Kochie taught a group of students about the intricacies of computers without saying a word.

Kochie, who works in information technology at the Alabama Institute for the Blind and Deaf, showed the inside of a computer to a group of high school students who were either deaf or hard of hearing..

When discussing a motherboard, Kochie made hand gestures as an interpreter turned the sign language into words.

"What do mothers do," Kochie signed. "They make sure everything is working together and that's why they call this a motherboard."

Kochie's lesson was...

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