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Dr. Opeoluwa Sotonwa

Dr. Opeoluwa Sotonwa

Executive Director, Missouri Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

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COVID-19 & ASL Interpreters: 'For the First Time, Many Missourians Felt Their Voice was Recognized'

COVID-19 & ASL Interpreters: 'For the First Time, Many Missourians Felt Their Voice was Recognized'

Dr. Opeoluwa Sotonwa is the executive director of the Missouri Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing in Jefferson City.

He spoke about the importance of accessible communication for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Missourians and about some recent advances – like the availability of clear masks and American Sign Language interpreters at Governor Mike Parson’s COVID-19 briefings – and how those have impacted the lives and well-being of all Missourians during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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