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

May 1, 2014 in Community News, Disability Law

Being stopped by the police is difficult for everyone.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, the experience can be worse.aclu

Marlee Matlin On Deaf And Police Interaction

The ACLU has teamed up with Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin, who is deaf and the wife of a police officer, and advocacy group Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf (HEARD) on an American Sign Language video to ensure deaf people know their rights when interacting with law enforcement.

WATCH VIDEO – https://www.aclu.org/know-your-deaf-rights-what-do-when-dealing-police