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Save the Date: FCC Internet Captioning Deadline Coming Up

Posted by: Staff Writer on May 23, 2012  |  Comments

Are you tired of being left out from all the video programming offered on the Internet? You’re not alone. With over 35 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the U.S., the mostly un-captioned state of the Web is a source of frustration for many.

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Making it Count: Foster Larson

Posted by: Melissa echo Greenlee on April 24, 2012  |  Comments

ASL classes at The Elite bring laughter, lessons and colorful nightlife to the Seattle public.  Mother Nature is no match for the two-punch appeal of nightlife and sign language in Seattle. This winter’s “Snowmaggeddon” deterred many souls from driving – but didn’t stop 30 students from showing up at The Elite to learn ASL.

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Howie Seago Infuses Deafhood, ASL into Oregon Shakespeare Festival Roles

Posted by: Melissa echo Greenlee on April 16, 2012  |  Comments

Talk about turning Shakespeare on its head. By powerfully portraying characters we perceive to be hearing, Howie Seago is here to shatter the mold this summer. Not once, but twice.

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Deaf/HH Consumers - Do You Know the Rules of Tipping?

Posted by: Melissa echo Greenlee on April 10, 2012  |  Comments

Being a good tipper is a subtle act that leaves a heavy impression that can make or break your relationships – with businesses and with people. On a first date, forgetting to leave a tip (or, tipping stingily) can be the kind of faux pas that makes it nary impossible to score a second date.

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Taxes due April 15 - Does your business qualify for a tax credit?

Posted by: Melissa echo Greenlee on April 2, 2012  |  Comments

To assist small businesses in complying with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a range of tax credits and deductions that businesses may qualify for. Businesses accommodating individuals with disabilities (including deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing individuals) may qualify for some of the following tax credits and deductions listed here. The following information provides general, not legal information about three of the most significant tax incentives. For more detailed information, please see the IRS website:  www.irs.gov

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deafREVIEW Launches in Seattle!!

Posted by: Melissa echo Greenlee on March 13, 2012  |  Comments

Are you a deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing person who lives in or around Seattle, Washington? If so, kinship is inevitable. You’re part of a group that endures gloomy winters, demands top-tier coffee and roots for the same soccer team. Also, you totally “get” the very unique experience living as a deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing person. It’s filled with highs and lows that only a few, truly understand.

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Reviews by Advocates & Champions

Kate

Kate

Pinkabella

I was in mood for a sweet treat and stopped by to buy a cupcake to ...

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paoftw

paoftw

Sharetea

My family and I frequently go to this bubble tea cafe cuz it’s the nearest ...

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Basilisky

Basilisky

Starbucks

I let the friendly barista know that I was HoH and would they please make sure ...

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echo

echo

The Riveter: Capitol Hill

I came here for a work day while in Capitol Hill. What a pleasant surprise to ...

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