Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) Communities
According to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:
No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d
This means that if your program is receiving federal or state funding, it must make reasonable accommodations to survivors that speak English as a second language or those who need interpreting services.
If you have questions regarding creating and implementing an LEP plan for your organization please feel free to reach out to ODVN at 614-781-9651.