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Published June 23, 2013, 04:05 PM

High-tech gains get disabled people into workforce

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When high school football coach Kevin Bella needs an intense, heart-to-heart with a player, he goes home and sits on his couch. That's because Bella, who is deaf, communicates with his hearing players most clearly with a new technology that brings a live sign language interpreter to his television screen. The player, on a phone elsewhere, hears the interpreter give voice to Bella's signs.

By: MARTHA MENDOZA,AP National Writer, Associated Press

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