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A profoundly deaf D.C. man says he was wrongly denied a sign language interpreter and handcuffed when he had visitors preventing him from signing during a 51-day sentence served last year at the District's contractor-run Correctional Treatment Facility.
The chief diversity officer at the nation's leading university for deaf students was put on indefinite leave Oct. 10 for signing a petition opposed to a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize same-sex marriage. McCaskill's leave has caused turmoil on the campus of 1,600 students and drawn national attention.
The Spring Ridge Sharks swim team is different than most swim teams. The coaches learned sign language to help the five deaf swimmers on the team.