June 24, 2020

Ohio

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Interpreters in the Judicial System, A Handbook for Ohio Judges

  • Addresses interpreting for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals and communicating with dear and hard-of-hearing parties and witnesses.

Working with Interpreters for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons in the Courtroom (2007)

  • Discusses the requirement that people who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing have equal access to justice, which includes the right to reasonable accommodations, as well as qualifications and the role of interpreters. Also provides tips for facilitating communication in an interpreted proceeding.