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Lost in translation: Disability advocates urge Maryland agencies to improve language access

December 7, 2023
The hands of a young white person against a black background form the first half of the sign for “friendship” in American Sign Language.

For nearly six years, Mirian Librado González has been trying to reverse a decision that, at the time, she didn’t understand she was making. After her son, Jaser, finished kindergarten in Baltimore County Public Schools, Librado González met with his teachers to talk about a plan for his education. She knew that Jaser would require accommodations. He had been diagnosed with autism and struggled to communicate verbally.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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