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Legislation would require interpreters for deaf to be certified

A fisted right hand, palm facing out, is held up near the forehead, eyebrows raised, when suddenly the index finger shoots up and the fist loosens slightly.

n other words, “Understand?”

A lot goes into a single word using American Sign Language. Now, state lawmakers are trying to make sure interpreters get it right.

A two-bill proposal would require interpreters provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act have either state or national certification. Continue

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