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...

Suit filed to get Terp in Delivery Room

Margaret Weiss is due to give birth to her second child next month. But her hospital is refusing to provider her an interpreter in the delivery room. Instead, Bethesda Hospital East in Boynton Beach, is only willing to do VIR–that is, have an interpreter on...

Deaf man sues Sheriff

James Piunti is suing a sheriff’s office in Indiana after he was fired. Piunti says his supervisor gave him the duty of taking phone orders–something he couldn’t do because he is deaf. Read the details in the Northwest Indiana Times. Read More at...