Deaf Youth Program (DYP) has partnered with Greensburg Hempfield Area Library to provide ASL interpreting for online yoga classes in October. The sessions are Saturdays from 9-9:40a. Registration is free and the class is open to all ages. See the informational flier for more information and to register.
Pittsburgh Language Access Network (PLAN) is looking for qualified interpreters for all languages. We offer training, a flexible schedule, and competitive salary. Our skilled interpreters work in healthcare settings, schools, and with social service provider agencies. Excellent opportunity to use your language skills to connect with immigrant communities and providers all over Allegheny County. Must… Continue Reading We Are Hiring!
Sign Language classes are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back for updated information. We hope to be able to reschedule soon. Thank you for your continued interest!
On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in its ongoing efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Governor’s office announced new regulations for essential business that remain open. The new rules include that businesses must: “Ensure that all employees who do not speak English as their first language are aware of procedures by communicating the procedures,… Continue Reading Governor mandates interpretation/translation of protocols for essential business employees whose native language is not English
ODHH created a helpful Communications card in the event that you or someone you love needs health care assistance related to COVID-19. Download the card here.
Pittsburgh Fire Chief Darryl Jones applied for federal grant money to cover the cost of signaling/alerting smoke alarms for Deaf/HH residents. The $1 million federal grant also covers fire safety training, which recipients of the special smoke alarms will have to attend. HDS is pleased to partner with Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire on related training… Continue Reading City of Pittsburgh: Free Smoke Alarms for Deaf/HH Residents
HDS is a testing site for the RID NIC Interview & Performance Exam (NICPE). Refer to RID’s website for information or download the NIC Candidate Process document.