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Articles from December 2020

What is CART and How Can You Use It?

Captions that are provided for live presentations, are called “real-time” captions. Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) is a form of captioning that can be provided remotely, usually for live presentations such as meetings, classes, or conferences. CART is …

Cultural Competency Matters

If your company works with or employs Deaf or Hard of Hearing (D/HH) individuals, there may be an adjustment period as managers and employees learn what is needed for communication access. If accommodations are overlooked, a sense of …

How to Work with an Interpreter

As you prepare to work with an interpreter for the first time (or even if it is not your first experience) there are a few important things to keep in mind: Provide information Be sure to share the …

Employee Accommodations

Successful workplace accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing employees are a critical component to their success in your organization. When a D/HH team member joins your company, a plan for accommodations should be discussed upon hiring them. …

Cultivating an Inclusive Environment

If you recently hired a Deaf individual (or if you have had a Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing individual on your team for a while) it’s important to make sure your company is Deaf-friendly and fosters an environment where Deaf …

Helping Us Help You

Imagine being a doctor having to see a patient without knowing any information or symptoms ahead of time. Or your boss expecting you to lead a meeting without knowing any topics or meeting notes. Having the right information and source …

Working Remotely: New Setting, New Solution

Worldwide, we have moved to a new remote reality – be it work, classes, exercise, or socializing. With this transition comes a new struggle for many Deaf and Hard of Hearing employees as they transition out of their …