Deaf woman assaulted, robbed

A deaf woman was attacked and robbed during the middle of the day in Austin. KXAN-TV has a video report. Read More at DeafNewsToday.com Related Blogs Related Blogs on Deaf woman assaulted,...

On this date, 25 years ago..ADA becomes law

It was on this day in 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the American Disablity Act into law. Senator Tom Harkin says the ADA law was inspired by his deaf brother. The Iowa Democrat says watching his brother, Frank, struggle against social barriers motivated him...

NJ school refuses to admit deaf man

A school in New Jersey won’t let Kenneth Frilando attend because he is deaf. So the New Yorker is suing the Smith & Solomon School of Tractor Trailer Driving” in Linden, New Jersey. WABC-TV has a video report (thanks to Joseph Frilandoā€ˇ for alerting...

One state is prepping for deaf jurors

Massachusetts is getting ready to start calling prospective deaf jurors to come in. “The state is two years into a three-year pilot program designed to work the kinks out of the process,” reports the Boston Herald. Read the full story here. Read More at...