Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Judge finds Georgia discriminates against people with disabilities

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge has found that Georgia is discriminating against people who are deaf and developmentally disabled by denying them access to services. U.S. District Judge Richard Story said in a recent ruling that the state has failed to provide appropriate group home care to such individuals. The judge also found that Georgia doesn't have enough mental health care practitioners proficient in American Sign Language. Read more here.

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