December 14, 2015

When you work in communications, there are few professional joys greater than a positive outcome for a client.

In a story we first brought to light on December 3, high school senior Ellis Kempf was asking for a simple accommodation in the wrestling circle - the ability to have a sign language interpreter ringside as he competed in MHSAA sanctioned matches. Initially, that...

December 11, 2015

(Southfield, Michigan) – Nyman Turkish PC, a national litigation and disability law firm, filed suit on December 3 in federal court against the Michigan High School Athletic Association on behalf of Ellis Kempf, a deaf wrestler for Royal Oak High School.

At issue is the MHSAA’s refusal to allow an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter mat-side to relay coaching instruc...

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