Beloved ASL Interpreter Dies of Covid-19

Patty Sakal, an American Sign Language interpreter who translated updates about the coronavirus for deaf Hawaiians, died on Friday of complications from Covid-19, The New York Times reports. She was 62. Ms. Sakal worked as an A.S.L. interpreter for nearly four decades in a variety of settings, and...

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Deaf Community Feels Overlooked in Debates

 There has never been a sign language interpreter for a US presidential debate. Erin Rosenfeld was one of the millions of Americans who tuned in to watch the first presidential debate last month but quickly turned it off after struggling to keep up with the closed captions, Fox News reports. “I...

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