Access, Advocacy, & Resources
for Deaf, Hard-of-hearing, and DeafBlind communities
THIS IS A COMMUNITY INITIATIVE OF THE REGISTRY OF INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF,
IN COLLABORATION WITH A NUMBER OF VALUED PARTNERS AND SPONSORS.
Welcome to EmergencyAccess.info
A collection of resources for the Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and DeafBlind communities,
and those that live, work, and ally with them, including
interpreters, Support Service Providers, educators, parents, and relatives.
Free VRI access at COVID-19 test sites for the Deaf community
Getting tested for COVID-19 is stressful enough without having to worry about how to communicate with people at the test site. That’s why Linguabee is offering free VRI services to Deaf people at remote test sites where an interpreter would otherwise be unavailable.
ASL Interpreter/Community Resources https://sites.google.com/view/aslresources13 The purpose of this website is to consolidate resources into one central location. This website was created in response to the coronavirus crisis. Many interpreters are wondering how to
Deaf ASL interpreters ensure Governor Hogan’s coronavirus briefings are accessible https://www.baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/bs-md-hogan-deaf-asl-interpreter-20200406-2t5avzv4qjcf5ayk6q5pjgvn4i-story.html "This particular article stands out, IMHO, because of its inclusion of reactions and quotes by Deaf people to accessible information. Compare, for
Governor Hogan’s Broadcasts – Sign Language Interpreters Specifications Maryland office's memorandum on broadcast interpreting (from 2015): https://odhh.maryland.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/01/Broadcasting_Memo_ODHH.pdf Recent Posts
Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Communication Access Co-writer Kelby Brick shares an Emergency Access PDF. http://dhhcan.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/dhhcanemergencyreport2.pdf Recent Posts