Imagine if you tried to watch tonight’s presidential debate but couldn’t understand what was being said. Now imagine if, after several such debates, you went to the polls and found that your questions couldn’t be answered because no one spoke your native language.
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On Wednesday, December 11, CSD’s Chief Legal Officer, Maria Wilson and Legal Director, Jessica Kennedy, will be sworn in and admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court with eight other deaf and hard of hearing attorneys.
Connect Direct, a subsidiary of Communication Service for the Deaf announced a new partnership with Google Accessibility that provides the deaf and hard of hearing community with Google customer support in American Sign Language.
Comcast and Connect Direct, a subsidiary of Communication Service for the Deaf, today launched customer service support via ASL for Internet Essentials, Xfinity Internet, and general Xfinity billing questions, called ASL Now.
Despite knowing a diverse workforce has a positive impact on organizations, the employment rate among disabled people still needs improvement. To address this disparity within the deaf community, CSD Works partners with employers to change
Adam* gave up on his dream of becoming an astronaut after being told that a deaf person couldn’t go to space. Indeed, he had not seen any examples of a deaf person working in aeronautics. CSD Learns is working to improve deaf education to limit situations like these.
Attendees of SXSW 2020 events will have the opportunity to learn from two groups of CSD presenters. This March, members of our CSD Learns and CSD National teams will head to Austin to present on deaf businesses, deaf education and more.
CSD SVF is growing! Bus Door Films is the fifth deaf business partner of CSD Social Venture Fund. Deaf-owned BDF is a creative production and filmmaking business focused on providing quality video services for both deaf and hearing clients.
Erika Linstaedt solves problems for a living. As a customer service representative, she’s there to help. And she’s offering something new; a much-needed type of customer service. Erika & her co-workers are providing customer service in ASL.