Deaf Medical Student Wins Historic Legal Case for Interpreting and Captioning Needs

michaelmedicalMichael Argenyi, a deaf medical student studying at Creighton University, has won a four-year battle in court to continue his medical studies. Michael, who was admitted to Creighton due to his strong academic record, was denied by the university to be provided interpreters and captioning so he could continue his studies. According to the article published by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD):

However, despite accepting the highly qualified Argenyi, Creighton refused to provide captioning and interpreters for Argenyi so that he could understand and participate in his classes and clinical training.

A federal judge ordered Creighton to provide captioning and interpreters so that Michael can finish his medical studies.

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