Politics & Government
12:43 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

State listens to concerns of hearing impaired

Accurate sign language interpretation is crucial in settings like courtrooms and medical facilities.
Accurate sign language interpretation is crucial in settings like courtrooms and medical facilities.
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Last week, new regulations took effect governing how sign language interpreters are used is places like courtrooms and hospitals in Michigan.

The changes will affect not only Michigan’s deaf and hard of hearing population, but interpreters as well.

Current State speaks with Leslee Fritz, deputy director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, about the new rules. 

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