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Deaf Employment Access--Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Amtrak, and FedEx

Deaf Rights Advocates
December 22, 2004

Please forward widely.

Deaf Employment Access at Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Amtrak, and FedEx

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a nonprofit law center, is currently investigating complaints we have received concerning discrimination by Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Amtrak, and FedEx against deaf and hard of hearing individuals. If you have experienced discrimination such as failure to provide interpreters or other needed accommodations by these companies, please contact us at or through one of the methods below.

Larry Paradis
Executive Director

Disability Rights Advocates
449 15th Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA  94612
TTY: 510-451-8716
Voice: 510-451-8644
Fax: 510-451-8511



Help Kids Hear is a site dedicated to helping parents of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children. We are parents of hard of hearing kids and simply want to "give back" to the community. We welcome your comments, questions & suggestions. Please drop us a note at