In this documentary, some of the major figures of the Deaf President Now movement at Gallaudet University reflect on how far we’ve come, and on the road ahead. As we look back thirty years ago to that powerful week, we hope you enjoy this retelling of how a group of brave and determined students changed the course of history. Visit https://deaf.ly/
Individuals have different concerns than health and financial experts.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act of 1973 require healthcare providers to ensure effective communication with people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
hanks to Alfred Sonnensthral for taking up the project. He spends many hours gathering information, interviewing people who were the "trailblazers" behind TTYS. And to Steve Brenner for his editing work.
The Administration recently announced policies that could further undermine Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage. Payments to ACA Insurers that cover high-cost patients with pre-existing and chronic conditions were suspended for an indefinite length of time. The risk adjustment program requires insurers with relatively healthier enrollees to transfer funds to insurers with less healthy enrollees, such as those aged 55-64. This could discourage enrollment of higher cost individuals. In addition, funding was cut for navigators doing ACA outreach and enrollment was cut by $26 million. With…