3 05, 2016

South Carolina Police Department (CPD) to ensure effective communication to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing

By |May 3rd, 2016|Disability Laws|0 Comments

The Justice Department today announced an agreement with the Columbia, South Carolina Police Department (CPD), to ensure effective communication to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Under the agreement, CPD will provide auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters to people who are deaf or hard of hearing free of charge, […]

5 11, 2015

“Interpreter of the Year” & “Congeniality” awards- nominations open

By |November 5th, 2015|Community Events, SLRS happenings|0 Comments

SLRS is awarding our annual awards, “Interpreter of the Year” and “Congeniality” which will be presented to a deserving SLRS interpreter (contractor or staff). Please submit your nominations (private message me) for who you think is deserving of these awards and why by November 10th. Once nominations are in, YOU will vote for who […]

28 09, 2015

Year of ADA’s 25th Anniversary Continues with Settlement with San Juan County, New Mexico

By |September 28th, 2015|Disability Laws|0 Comments

The Justice Department today announced a Project Civic Access (PCA) agreement with San Juan County, New Mexico (County), to improve access to all aspects of civic life for people with disabilities. Under the PCA agreement, the County will improve access for people with disabilities using the County’s programs, activities, and services such as:  providing auxiliary […]

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