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Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Left In The Dark By Non-Captioned Emergency Alerts

Entertainment (now)
Entertainment (now)
Sign language interpreters are often edited out of broadcast clips and closed captioning seems to be non-existent online. That's what Oscar-winning deaf actress Marlee Matlin was quickly reminded of when she turned to the internet to view a video warning about Hurricane Michael. According to Reuters, Matlin drew attention to emergency communication glitches with disabled people earlier in the week.

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