deaf en Morning headlines - Friday, May 11, 2012 <p><strong>Judge approves settlement in lawsuit over mental health care for the deaf</strong></p><p>A federal judge has approved a settlement in a class action lawsuit brought against two Missouri state agencies on behalf of more than a thousand deaf residents.</p><p>Plaintiffs in the 2010 lawsuit alleged that the state departments of Mental Health and Social Services failed to provide adequate mental health care for deaf persons in crisis.</p><p>The departments were sued under the&nbsp; Americans with Disabilities Act.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 11:35:35 +0000 Joseph Leahy, The Associated Press, Illinois Public Radio & WSIU 3676 at Morning headlines - Friday, May 11, 2012