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256.971 Services for deaf.

The commissioner of human services shall provide such services for the deaf and hard of hearing in the state as will best promote their personal, economic and social well being. The commissioner shall maintain a register of all such persons, with such information as the commissioner deems necessary to improve services for them. The commissioner shall gather and disseminate information relating to the causes of deafness, collect statistics on the deaf and ascertain what trades or occupations are most suitable for them, and use best efforts to aid them in securing vocational rehabilitation and employment, through cooperation with other agencies, both public and private.

HIST: 1957 c 737 s 1; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1986 c 444

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