"Climbing to the top of Full Language Access"
The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf has released a video discussing Deaf Intervention Services Involvement at the recent International Climbers Festival in Lander, Wyoming and what steps we are taking together to make the festival accessible for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing climbers that attend each year.
In an effort to make the outdoor and rock climbing industry more inclusive, Deaf climber Sonya Wilson shares her testimony in overcoming barriers and gaining acceptance while hosting climbing retreats with both hearing and Deaf outdoor enthusiasts. Through the trials and traumas of her childhood, Wilson has become elevated — adopting the belief that being Deaf is a gift that does not make you less than.
Learn More Here
Watch Sonya's Video on Rock Climbing Communication Strategies here,
The Deaf Intervention Services Team extends a congratulations to Troy Kotsur for his recent success and winnings for the movie 'Coda'
Rocky Mountain Deaf Film Festival
The RMDFF committee is proud to announce the first film festival for the deaf community of the rocky mountains. Watch this video to learn more or contact the committee at; firstname.lastname@example.org.