New Deaf-Friendly Museum Training empowers museum professionals to create more accessible experiences 

Think “museum,” and the first things that come to mind are iconic T-Rex displays of your childhood, or heist and adventure movies (think: The Mummy Returns, Thomas Crown Affair, and National Treasure).  But unlike the relics inside, museums are evolving - just like the humans who create and visit them. Gone are [...]

By |2022-10-13T20:44:40+00:00October 13th, 2022|Announcement, Business Tip|0 Comments

What’s in a name? When it comes to customers with hearing disabilities, labels matter

Over 48 million people in the U.S. live with hearing loss- and they are far from a monolithic group. We live in an era that celebrates sign language and Deaf Culture on a scale that previous generations never imagined. Deaf artists share the Super Bowl halftime spotlight. Deaf actor Troy Kotsur (CODA) [...]

By |2022-02-21T19:39:06+00:00February 21st, 2022|Business Tip, Deaf Awareness|0 Comments

Bringing deaf-friendly service to the parking lot

“Curbside pickup” is one of the many buzzwords 2020 has given us. But unlike roller skate soda fountains and drive-through cinemas, it is likely to stay.  Once both major businesses and mom-and-pop retailers implemented this service to curb (pun intended) the spread of COVID-19, it became clear: curbside pickup is an example [...]

By |2020-12-08T18:47:22+00:00December 8th, 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