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Relay Access while Incarcerated

November 3rd, 2022 ~ The FCC recently announced it has adopted a rule to require most correctional facilities in the U.S. to provide deaf people who are incarcerated with access to video relay ASL interpreters or other relay services. Click to here read more or watch the video to the left.

ABC News Interviews Daniel Durant

Daniel Durant, the deaf actor who was part of the Best Picture-winning drama "CODA," talks about making the final eight in "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC News.

"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.

Deaf Climber

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.

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Watch Sonya's Video on Rock Climbing Communication Strategies here,

Congratulations Troy

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;

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'CODA' actor Troy Kotsur: 'ASL saved my life'

Deaf actor Troy Kotsur talks about the importance of sign language.

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Sesame Street: Celebrate Diversity with Troy Kotsur

Diversity is all about understanding and appreciating our differences. Troy Kotsur, Rosita, and The Count are celebrating the different things that make them who they are, like how they look, where they are from, their language, and more! They also have something in common: being friends!

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