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How a deaf and blind lawyer manages her job despite her disabilities
The grey stone exterior of a courthouse is pictured.Haben Girma is a Harvard graduate and successful attorney at Disability Rights Advocates. She’s’ only 26 years old. And to top it off, she’s both deaf and blind.

How does she do it? Haben credits her success to her determination and drive, but says that today’s technology certainly help her complete her day-to-day work.

When asked for technology advice for other lawyers, she said, “approach technology creatively. Sometimes you can find a way of using emerging technologies in a new way… Take time to experiment with various options and explore the possibilities.”

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Today’s Tech: How a Deaf-Blind Lawyer Uses Technology to Represent Her Disabled Clients

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