Civil & Individual Rights
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Being stopped by the police is difficult for everyone. If you are deaf, the experience can be worse. 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. Content Detail
This short video focuses on Title II and Title III of Americans with Disabilities Act which guarantee access to government agencies and services, and businesses open to the public. The ADA prohibits all of these places from discriminating against people with disabilities. Read More
This video presents tips for advocates working with Deaf and Deaf-Blind clients. Read More