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July 13, 2004

Interpreter Access at Stanford and UCSF Medical Center

From: DRA - Jul 13, 2004

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a nonprofit law center in Oakland, California, is investigating complaints from people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing who have had difficulty accessing sign language interpreters at Stanford Hospital and UCSF (University of California at San Francisco) Medical Center.  If you have had trouble accessing a sign language interpreter, or if you are otherwise familiar with the practices at these facilities, please let us know by: 
* TTY: 510-451-8716
* VOICE: 510-451-8644
* FAX: 510-451-8511
* U.S. MAIL:  Disability Rights Advocates 
                     449 15th Str.
                     Suite 303
                     Oakland, CA  94609   
No supporting documentation is needed at this time. We cannot ensure that we will be able to reply to every response, but we will do our best. DRA will treat all replies as confidential. At this time, we are not investigating issues more than two years old. Thank you for your time!