https://youtu.be/XCktqahPmzw DHCC and Swarthmore College's Department of Linguistics co-hosts Dr. Lorraine Leeson on March 6, 2014 (6;30pm-9;00pm). Dr. Leeson will discuss the Irish Deaf Community and how Irish Sign Language is used today.
https://youtu.be/1_nAU77WF0c DHCC hosted a community conversation with Tad Cooley from Tribes. He talked about how he became deaf, how he became an actor, and how he got the role on Tribes. To catch a showing of Tribes, visit the Philadelphia Theatre Company's website at www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org. If you want to book tickets to the ASL-interpreted performance, call the box office at: 215.985.0420 and let them know you need to use the interpreter for the performance!
In the wake of yesterday’s incident where an alleged fake sign language interpreter stood on the stage next to President Obama and other dignitaries celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela, many of your viewers may be wondering what sign language interpreters do and how they become qualified for that work. The Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre (DHCC) of Swarthmore, PA is an non-profit organization with a 40-year-history providing advocacy for communication access for individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing in the Delaware…
SEPTA, in collaboration with DHCC, will host the first ever town meeting with the Deaf and hard of hearing communities on December 4th. Members of the SEPTA administration team will explain SEPTA’s role and how they can provide better services to Deaf and hard of hearing riders. Click here to view the flyer