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California to improve services for deaf people in state care under new legal settlement

The settlement is the result of a 2020 lawsuit in which deaf clients, their guardians and statewide disability rights organizations alleged that thousands of deaf people who attend the department’s day programs or live in its housing were being “systematically denied interpreters and other aids and services that are necessary for effective communication,” among other injustices.