Deaf and hard of hearing people often must deal with the challenge of having to make supervisors and co-workers comfortable with deafness and hearing loss.
An increasingly popular alternative to an interpreter is the use of CART, or Computer Assisted Realtime Translation.
Profile of Switched at Birth actress Katie LeClerc who plays Daphne.
The Washington, DC metro area is home to one of the largest deaf communities in the United States.
Herpes simplex is a known, rare cause of hearing loss.
Glue ear, or otitis media, is a common cause of hearing loss, especially in foreign countries.
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing community of the New York City area, and the social opportunities, social services, interpreting agencies and captioning services in the New York City area.
Deaf people have dabbled in or worked as professional photographers for decades. A brief look at three deaf photographers in history and in contemporary times.
Captioning is a technology that benefits both deaf and hard of hearing people. It also unites them politically. Resources for finding captioned video and movies, laws regarding captioning, and much more.
Articles on a variety of education-related deaf and hard of hearing topics.
Suggestions and guidelines for people considering a cochlear implant for themselves, or for their children.
What is stadium or arena captioning and how does it work?
Resources for finding jobs in the deaf community.
Finding an interpreter to hire can be challenging. Here is a list of interpreting directories and sources for lists of interpreting service agencies.
Articles on well-known figures in the deaf/hard of hearing community both contemporary and past.
Interview with Sean Berdy, a deaf actor who plays Emmett on the ABC Family show Switched at Birth.
How a cochlear implant works, and research into cochlear implant signal processing.
About.com interviews a deaf education teacher who works with deaf immigrant students.
Deaf education programs can prepare a teacher - either someone who is already teaching, or someone new to teaching - to be a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing.
Captioning and subtitling service companies are in demand to meet legal requirements and make video accessible to deaf and hard of hearing people.
The deaf community in Brazil.
Companies may need professional closed captioning software to either provide closed captioning services, or to meet legal requirements to closed caption. Several companies offer such software.
About the specialized equipment needed to encode and decode closed captions.
With captioning being mandatory, there has been increased interest in the captioning field. Information and resources for hearing people interested in careers in captioning.
Wyoming is a sparsely populated state but still has a few things to offer interpreters, audiologists, and parents of deaf and hard of hearing children.