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Frequently Asked Questions

INTERPRETING SERVICES

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 Employment 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 deaf and hard of hearing community to communicate with the agency directly.  Its VP number is (844) 234-5122.  The VP line is open 7AM – 6PM EST.

CONNECT LOCALLY

  • 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

MENTAL HEALTH

HELPFUL MATERIALS

  • 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