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20 07, 2015

Project Civic Access (DOJ) settlements to improve communication with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

By |July 20th, 2015|Disability Laws|0 Comments

The Justice Department today announced three Project Civic Access settlement agreements with Champaign County, Illinois; Merced County, California; and Yakima County, Washington (Counties), to improve access to all aspects of civic life for people with disabilities. Under the agreements, the Counties will take important steps to improve access for people with disabilities, such as: […]

16 07, 2015

DRS Distribution Program

By |July 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DRS EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM 2015

13 07, 2015

Justice Department vs Fairfax Nursing Center to pay $97,500 for not providing a Sign Language interpreter

By |July 13th, 2015|Disability Laws|0 Comments

The Justice Department announced that the Fairfax Nursing Center (FNC) has agreed to pay $97,500.00 to resolve allegations that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide effective communication services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in the provision of medical services. The investigation, conducted by the […]

8 05, 2015

Tornado Sirens 101: What sirens mean in OKC

By |May 8th, 2015|Community Events|0 Comments

Tornado Sirens 101 May 2015.docx

8 05, 2015

OKC promotes emergency alerts for people with sensory disabilities during Severe Weather Expo

By |May 8th, 2015|Community Events|0 Comments

AHAS – Severe Weather Awareness May 2015

6 12, 2014

Award winners 2014

By |December 6th, 2014|SLRS happenings|0 Comments

24 10, 2014

How do you self-advocate?

By |October 24th, 2014|Disability Laws|0 Comments

I had the pleasure recently of seeing a Deaf person beautifully self-advocate. She quoted the law, respectfully, and listed some consequences of non-compliance. I’m curious. What are ways you (as a Deaf or hard of hearing person) have successfully advocated and turned a “bring your own interpreter” to compliance?