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  • Sabrina Barr

Starbucks to Launch Sign Language Store in Washington DC for Deaf Customers

Starbucks has announced that it’s going to be opening its very first “Signing Store” in the US for customers that are deaf or have hearing impairments.

The branch of the coffee chain is going to be launched in October this year in Washington DC, close to Gallaudet University, which educates students who are either deaf or hard of hearing.

Approximately 20 to 25 of the partners who will be hired to work at the Signing Store will have partial or complete hearing loss.

Read more at the Independent

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