Bill Of Rights For Deaf, Deafblind, Hard-Of-Hearing For Children Introduced

Summarized by Rachel Cain, staff writer

The Michigan Senate recently referred a Deaf, Deafblind and Hard-of-Hearing Children’s Educational Bill of Rights to their Committee on Education. The bill would assure that these children would have proper access to support and services for their particular communication and educational needs. The bill was created in order to “ensure that every deaf, deafblind, or hard-of-hearing child has the same opportunity as any other child in the state to achieve his or her educational growth potential and to become a fully participatory member of society.”

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