Thursday, May 3, 2012

Judge: Georgia Discriminating Against Deaf People with Disabilities

ATLANTA -- Georgia is discriminating against people who are deaf and developmentally disabled by denying them access to services, a federal judge has found.
In a recent ruling, U.S. District Judge Richard Story said the state has failed to provide appropriate group home care to such individuals, and does not have enough mental health care practitioners who are proficient in American Sign Language.

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