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Hartford businesses become deaf-friendly for NAD conference guests

Posted by: Staff Writer on July 5, 2018  |  Comments

A busy week is taking place in Hartford, the state capital of Connecticut: The 54th Biennial National Association of the Deaf (NAD) conference is off to a roaring start. With a total of six days (including pre-conference meetings), over 100 workshops, 2,000 attendees, and 300 hotel rooms blocked out for them, the conference presents a sizable - and exciting - hospitality challenge.

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Building Bridges: Bringing Deaf-Friendly Customer Service to Baltimore

Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 5, 2017  |  Comments

Baltimore is a town of depth and breadth; fanning out from a picturesque harbor, it boasts both the culinary delights of Little Italy and its culinary love affair with crabs. The historical town is known for jobs in science, engineering and technology as well as its proximity to one of the most foremost teaching hospitals in the nation. And for several days in August it was the host to one of the largest Black Deaf gatherings in the country.

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Over 200 Phoenix Professionals Get Deaf-Friendly Training

Posted by: Staff Writer on July 1, 2016  |  Comments

After attending a two-hour Deaf-Friendly Customer Service training on Wednesday, Kevin Mattingly wasted no time taking action: He personally turned on the captions on each television set in the Phoenix Convention Center. And decided to leave them on, forever.

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Give me Liberty ... Or Give Me Deafisms

Posted by: Staff Writer on July 1, 2013  |  Comments

The year was 1776: A noisy culmination of musket gunpowder, tarring, feathering, and three shiploads of tea tumbling into the Boston Harbor. Fast forward 237 years as a free country, and it's easy to say that We, the Deaf or Hard of Hearing people of the United State of America, have become more independent.

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Deaf Consumer Support System: Do You Have One?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Dec. 11, 2012  |  Comments

Do you have a stride in your step, or are you dragging your feet due to the weight of an inaccessible universe on your shoulders? Sometimes, the difference between the two has less to do with the world you’re born into, than the support system you create for yourself.

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Do Obama and Romney Have Deaf Issues In Their Binder?

Posted by: Staff Writer on Oct. 25, 2012  |  Comments

Mark your calendars! November 6 is election day. Today, we are 12 days from the most important civic duties: Voting. Anyone - hearing or deaf, knows that this election is … well, different. Maybe it’s  because of the pesky 14-figure debt monkey on our back. Or maybe it’s because many of our unique rights within the deaf community could be at stake.

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Do Do For Deaf Awareness Week? 7 Ways to Celebrate

Posted by: Staff Writer on Sept. 24, 2012  |  Comments

As Dolly Parton said: If you’ve got it, flaunt (well, celebrate) it! The end of September always means leaves turning red, the kids going back to school … and highlighting deaf people, their accomplishments, their issues, and of course their language.

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Election Year Buzz: Florida's Chris Wagner is 2012 NAD President

Posted by: Staff Writer on July 31, 2012  |  Comments

What a busy year it has been for the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). Not only has it battled Netflix in court for closed captioning, rallied the Internet Captioning Deadlines, and sued Chase Bank for refusing Relay calls, NAD has been hard at work bringing in a new generation of movers and shakers: It recently elected Chris Wagner as the NAD’s new President.

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