AHAS – Severe Weather Awareness May 2015
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?
A very compelling Street Leverage article on the use and policy implementation of Certified Deaf Interpreters for full linguistic and cultural accessibility, not just an occasional, hearing interpreter’s decision. Interpreting Without a Deaf Interpreter is an RID CPC Violation
Sometimes companies call SLRS last minute to order services. During our peak times (mid-January through mid-May, and again mid-August – mid-November) often interpreters are booked and unavailable. Sometimes companies will wait until the last minute (we know there are times it’s unavoidable) knowing we won’t have anyone available (so they don’t have to pay […]
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