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- Frequently Asked Questions
RESOURCES FOR/ABOUT INTERPRETERS
DISABILITY RIGHTS (ADA)
- How does the ADA apply to my organization?
Read about ADA Compliance as it applies to your organization on the Resources page.
- How can I file a discrimination complaint?
You can file an ADA Complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice alleging disability discrimination against a State or local government or a public accommodation (including, for example, a restaurant, doctor’s office, retail store, hotel, etc.) online, by mail, or fax.
- I suspected that I am being discriminated in my workplace. Who should I contact to file a complaint?
You can file a complaint with the U.S. Equal Opportunities Commission if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union, or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job because of your deafness. EEOC has a video phone system for the deaf and hard of hearing community to communicate with the agency directly. The VP number is (844) 234-5122. The VP line is open 7AM – 6PM EST.
- How can I learn about local Deaf/HH activities?
See our home page or Facebook page for the latest activities.
- What local organizations serve Deaf/HH people?
The Resources page contains a list of Helpful Agencies and Organizations.
- Can CDHH post an event to its site for me?
Contact us to have your event posted on our Facebook page.
- I’m looking for a local job in deafness. Can you help?
Any opportunities we are aware of are posted on our Facebook page.
CHILDREN & EDUCATION
HEARING AIDS & ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
- Does CDHH have materials I can borrow?
Yes! Our Lending Library resources are mailed to you at no charge.
ADULTS – LATE DEAFENED
VISION & HEARING LOSS