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?

17 09, 2014

“Interpreting Without A Deaf Interpreter is an RID CPC Violation” by Street Leverage

By |September 17th, 2014|Disability Laws|0 Comments

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

9 08, 2014

Last minute requests can sometimes go unfilled. What can the Deaf community do to help?

By |August 9th, 2014|Disability Laws|0 Comments

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 […]

31 07, 2014

New website!

By |July 31st, 2014|SLRS happenings|0 Comments

I’m SO excited to have a brand new website! We have some exciting new features, like a blog page, a very informative resources page and many other features. Let us know if you see anything that needs our attention and thanks for visiting!