Published Online:

High-Tech Aid for Disabled Often Expensive, Panel Told

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

WASHINGTON--Witnesses told a Congressional panel last week that most handicapped people are unable to take advantage of state-of-the-art technology designed to assist them because it is prohibitively expensive.

"A familiar quote in the deaf community,'' Margaret Bibum of Deafpride, Inc., told the House Committee on Select Education, "is 'It's expensive to be deaf.''

Web Only

Commenting temporarily disabled due to scheduled maintenance. Check back soon.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories