The importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act for sign language interpreters
American Sign Language interpreters and others who work with Deaf and hard of hearing people need to know the legal protections and rights of the people with whom they are working. That way they know when there is a violation of not only the law, but also an individuals’ understanding of important information. The Americans […]Read More...
June 29th, 2016
Posted in Deaf Culture
Uber partners with Deaf organization to create more jobs for the Deaf community
Over 72 percent of Deaf and hard of hearing people are unemployed or underemployed according to Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD), an international not-for-profit organization devoted to elevating the quality of life for people who are Deaf, Deaf-blind, or hard of hearing, Chief executive of CSD, Chris Soukup, labeled the Deaf unemployment situation a […]Read More...
June 22nd, 2016
Posted in Deaf Culture, Leaders
Meet the ASL Interpreting online program at William Woods University
In 2012, the national certifying body for sign language interpreters, the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf required that to sit for the certification from that date forward, applicants must hold a four-year degree. While over 100 institutions offered two-year degrees in ASL interpreting at the time, only a few dozen offered bachelor’s degrees. This […]Read More...
June 2nd, 2016
Posted in ASL Books & Resources, Technology