Deaf Rights Symposium

August 18, 2017 7:30am to August 20, 2017 12:30pm


Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue Rosemont, Illinois 60018
United States

Presented by teh Great Lakes ADA Center

The Deaf Rights Symposium will address the Americans with Disabilities Act and other similar civil rights laws are purposefully broad to include protections for a diverse population of people with disabilities. How do these laws apply to d/Deaf specific issues? How can d/Deaf people utilize these laws to their fullest capacity to protect their right to equal opportunity? What should service providers know when it comes to serving d/Deaf individuals?