Deaf/Hard of Hearing

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ABA Policy

1991 Adopting the recommendations of the National Conference on Court-Related Needs of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities.
2002 Urging courts to ensure equal access by making courthouses and court proceedings accessible to individuals with disabilities.
1997 Supporting the use of languages in addition to English to provide access to the justice system.
1997 Recommending that all courts be provided with qualified, certified, professional language interpreters, and urging continuing education for judges and attorneys regarding interpreter use and selection.