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Lawmakers this week sent a bill to Gov. Rick Scott that could help provide information to police about whether drivers are deaf before officers approach cars during traffic stops.

A warning about pizza and a big bear as Hurricane Irma approached Florida is prompting a bill addressing how the state communicates with hearing impaired residents during weather emergencies.

Court Allows Hospitals To Be Sued Over Deaf Services

May 9, 2017
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A federal appeals court Monday cleared the way for a lawsuit against two South Florida hospitals facing allegations that they did not properly provide interpreter services to deaf people.

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

A school devoted to teaching toddlers who are deaf and have difficulty hearing will open its doors Wednesday in Winter Park.

Currently there are no standard qualifications for American Sign Language interpreters in public schools. But Thursday the Florida House passed a bill unanimously that could that.

Two state lawmakers are hoping to offer more to help deaf Floridians, who are facing arrest.