Tactile Interpreters, Movie Theaters, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Going to the movies is a full blown sensory experience – sights, sounds, action, all highlighting the cinematic experience. But what if you are blind and cannot see the movie…

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Website Accessibility for People with Disabilities – A Brave New World of Liability & Litigation

Welcome to the brave new world of website and online accessibility compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal laws. Website accessibility has evolved to its current…

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LEP Jurors? Brand New United States Attorney Asks Judges: Why Not?

Juries regularly include deaf and hard of hearing people. Many judges have no second thought about providing sign language interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing jurors, including in the…

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Communication Equals Understanding: The Effects of Increased Language Access for Patients

If the communication between people is poor or ineffective, there will be a concomitant level of misunderstanding. It may seem obvious, but this basic concept is not always fully appreciated.…

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