QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Access resources with detailed answers to questions about interacting with Deaf in specific settings and what to consider when hiring interpreters.
Non-binary people are just like you and me. They want be understood as human. Consider the terminology you use to idenitfy someone and show them respect.
Pregnancy and childcare for sign language interpreters bring excitement and concerns to a family. Hannah Hayes brings awareness to the working mother.
During Deaf History Month, we remember the value of ASL and Deaf Culture. We celebrate the uniqueness and fullness of this aspect of the American community.
Attorney Brian Flieg offers advice about providing legal services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Community. Consider how to provide effective communication.
Medical managers have the responsibility to hire medical sign language interpreters for Deaf/Hard of Hearing patients. WHY and HOW is the selection made?
Power Positions with diversity can be a scary topic. In a position of authority, how do you treat someone different than you?
Providing sign language interpreting for domestic violence situations is challenging. Be as educated as you can be to help raise awareness.
Many state regulations have considered the differences between the terms Hearing Impaired versus Deaf. Find out if your state has accepted “Deaf” and why.
Everyone makes mistakes and sign language interpreters are only human. Christine Phelps, interpreting expert, offers words of wisdom about making mistakes.
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!