Related Links

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

     Questions and Answers about Deafness and Hearing Impairments
in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

     Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
in Hospital Settings (ADA Business BRIEF)

     Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing -
ADA Guide for Law Enforcement Officers

Interpreting Profession

    Ethical Standards of Interpreters: NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct

            • Ethical Practices System - Policies & Procedures

Advocacy for the Deaf Community

    The National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

    Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, Inc. (GaCHI)

    The Georgia Association of the Deaf (GAD)

    The Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO)

Related News

Atlanta Public Schools claims that the cost of interpreting services requested by a deaf teacher were an undue financial hardship – APS Pays $50,000 Settlement to Deaf Teacher Denied Interpreting Services.

Seattle Seahawks fullback, Derrick Coleman, is the first deaf NFL fullback.

Press Release: Federal Settlement Agreement with Sylvan Learning Centers

     Settlement Agreement

Study Reveals Unique Issues Faced by Deaf Victims of Sexual Assault

     Read the results of the above study funded by the National Institute on Justice   

PepsiCo Employees Create and Star in American Sign Language Commercial on Super Bowl Sunday

    See the commercial

    • See video about the making of the commercial