DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
Find resources about hiring/requesting an interpreter, what the ADA says about your rights, and other relevant information for those who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing. Scroll through for interesting topics or use the Search bar on the right for more specifics.
Are you considering learning sign language but don’t have the tools? Find resources here to learn American Sign Language (ASL) whether on-site or online!
Mike Dubois shares the importance employers empowering Deaf employees using sign language interpreters. Include Deaf employees on the team!
Check out these Deaf perspectives of “A Quiet Place” written by Lee Jackson and Alex Duly. Warning: SPOILERS. Lee and Alex explain both negatives and positives they found in the movie and it’s message as well as use of American Sign Language.
The metamorphosis of sign language access through the years has gone from barely any access to improved access due to the ADA and other laws. But there is still work to do. Lee Jackson shares her experience of access from her childhood to present day.
A job interview between Deaf and Hearing candidates/businesses can be intimidating without the appropriate information, but with preparation everyone can be comfortable with their communication access.
Hospitals may experience some challenges in hiring certified qualified Sign Language Interpreters in medical settings due to their budget or lack of training. But equal communication access is necessary for accurate services and care for Deaf patients.
Our Local Small Business Bloopers and Fun Moments video features clips from our interviews with Route 66 Promotions, The UPS Store in Olivette, and Fenton Family Dentistry. MT&A enjoyed getting to know some of our local small businesses this season!
At Route 66 Promotions employee satisfaction is an important part of the local small business. Check out this Vlog of unseen footage from our December 2017 interview. Why do employees love their job at Route 66 and what motivates them to continue their support of the community?
The UPS additional services interview with MT&A shows the versatility of Scott Campbell’s local small business in Olivette, MO. Thank you, Scott, for sharing more about what services you provide!
Sometimes hospitals refuse Sign Language Interpreting Services. What should you do about it, and how can you get the services you or your family need?