DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
A rapidly increasing number of Americans are working from home, which means we need more Interpreters working out of home offices. Whether this is short term or long term, one should look at making that office as ergonomic and mindful as possible.
Masks are not something we thought about in January. However, they have become a part of our culture. One obstacle that Deaf and hard of hearing consumers face is not being able to see other community members’ or interpreters’ mouths through their masks.
VRI, video remote interpreting, is a great alternative when in-person or on-site interpreting services are unavailable or unsafe. Technology can be used to provide these services and be a great solution for your interpreting needs.
Consider these cochlear implant stories from real people. Though controversial, everyone must develop their own understanding of the impacts of a CI.
Language deprivation affects Deaf children when they do not have access to language during the critical early years of life. What options are there?
Language acquisition for Deaf or Hearing children is critical to brain and social development. Whether learning English or ASL, language is important.
Find resources for hiring employees with disabilities to know the law as well as benefits. Be ready when an interviewee or employee needs an accommodation.
As a Deaf and hearing couple, adaptations must be made to communication and technology in daily interactions. Candace Woodside offers some personal advice.
Hearing parents have the responsibility of choosing communication for their Deaf child. It can be intimidating, but most important is language access.
Medical manager decisions regarding hiring sign language interpreters impact the Deaf or hard of hearing patient’s experience. Consider the risks!