Deaf and hard-of-hearing students at the elite school can request specific accommodations, the Harvard Crimson reports. Interpreters can attend class with students.
But Caroline M. Solomon, a deaf biology professor at Gallaudet University—a leading school for the deaf and hard of hearing—told the Crimson there were no staff interpreters when she arrived at Harvard. Then, halfway through her first semester, the school hired a full-time interpreter who stayed with her for the next four years.
But the presence of interpreters can still be off-putting to hearing students.
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