Communication Access for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Are you having problems getting interpreters/CART Reporters at:

You have rights!

Interpreter/CART Reporter: Your Rights

On TV: Disabilities Rights Center Presents...

April 2013: Communication Access in Medical Settings

 

March 2013: the New Hampshire Telecommunications Equipment Distribution ProgramNH TEDP program

 

NH Hospital Settlement Agreements

April 2013: Monadnock Community Hospital Enters Into Settlement Agreement To Resolve Alleged Violations Of The Americans With Disabilities Act

September 2008, US Department of Justice Settlement Agreement with Concord Hospital for failing to provide adequate communication access to deaf and hard of hearing individuals

March 2006: LEGAL VICTORY FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING: Disabilities Rights Center Concludes Lawsuit Against Hospital for Failure to Provide Interpreter Services

Other resources

National Association of the Deaf

NH Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

From the ACLU - Know Your Deaf Rights: What to Do When Dealing With the Police

 

updated July 20, 2017