Voice: Speaking for a Deaf Boy in Foster Care

26 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2010

Date Written: July 27, 2010


Beginning in the summer of 2005, I had the privilege of representing, pro bono, a young man in the foster care system in his quest to be adopted. We differed in many respects, not the least being my ability to hear and his inability to do so. The following narrative is our story, as I experienced it.

Suggested Citation

Schmedemann, Deborah A., Voice: Speaking for a Deaf Boy in Foster Care (July 27, 2010). Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1650130

Deborah A. Schmedemann (Contact Author)

William Mitchell College of Law ( email )

875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105-3076
United States

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