Effective Communication in Healthcare Settings (ASL resource)

This information was taken from Disability Rights California (DRC) publication #ASL001. It was last updated October 1, 2019. For more information, visit DRC’s Self-Advocacy Publication Hub.

Disclaimer: These materials are based on the law at the time we write them. We try to update our materials; however, laws are regularly changing. If you want to make sure the law has not changed, contact DRC or another legal source.

Under the ADA, health care providers must provide effective communication for patients, family members, and visitors who are Deaf or hard of hearing using auxiliary aids and services.

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