2014-02-05

Philippines approves TV sign language bill - Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments

Philippines approves TV sign language bill

MANILA: The Philippines Congress’s lower house has approved on final reading a bill
compelling TV stations to use sign language for people with hearing
disabilities.
Filipino Sign Language


“With the passage of a bill amending the
country’s Republic Act, television stations are required to provide
Filipino sign language interpretation,” said Congressman Maximo
Rodriguez of Abante Mindanao, a sectoral party at the House of
Representatives.


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