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A Masked World: Navigating the Pandemic as a Deaf person

The world in normal times is fraught with communication obstacles for deaf and hard of hearing people. Communication obstacles during the COVID-19 pandemic are even more challenging to navigate. The results of these compounded barriers can range from frustration and misunderstandings to life and death situations. One thing is clear, trying to [...]

By |2020-05-11T23:37:57+00:00May 11th, 2020|Deaf Awareness, Founder's Corner|0 Comments

Deaf-Friendly Business Smarts: Being an Accessible Business Pays Off, Literally!

There are many reasons why removing barriers and providing accommodations to people with disabilities is a good business practice: it promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. We’re going to share one more reason- It really pays off at tax time.* There are three tax incentives available for businesses that accommodate people with disabilities, [...]

By |2020-04-30T16:37:11+00:00April 29th, 2020|Business Tip|0 Comments

Deafness is an Invisible Disability

One of the ironies of being deaf: We rely heavily on visual cues to navigate this world, yet our disability is largely invisible to the naked eye. “But ... you don’t even look deaf” is a surprised comment many a deaf individual has encountered. Without seeing immediate telltale cues like sign [...]

By |2020-04-20T22:03:27+00:00March 31st, 2020|Deaf Awareness|0 Comments

Turning a Negative Review into a Deaf-Friendly One

Let's face it, it’s tough getting a negative review or negative feedback.  No one likes it, whether you’re an individual or a business. While eighty percent of reviews on deaffriendly.com are positive, the deaf-challenged experiences Deaf consumers face sometimes lead to reviews that are three stars or less. We encourage businesses to reframe [...]

By |2020-04-01T20:10:50+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Business Tip|0 Comments