• Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.
  • Deaf Action Center Empowering the Deaf Community since 1982.

Deaf Action Center


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Current Events

The Code: an analytical approach - 6/10/15 - 7/8/15 (5 week course)

Sign Language interpreters make crucial decisions all the time. We are in the business of facilitating the most personal and private communications. Using the RID/NAD Code of Professional conduct, as a guide, we navigate through some of the most difficult judgment calls. “The Code: an analytical approach” is a five week course involving video lectures and activities you do in your own home or work space. We are offering 1.0 CEUs to each person that completes the five-week course. More info...

Vicarious Trauma: What It Is & How To Prevent It - 6/6/15 - 9:00AM - 4:00PM

This webcast is geared to raise awareness of Vicarious Trauma (VT) to professionals including interpreters who are working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing population. More info...

Idioms Until the Cows Come Home 5 - 6/20/15 - 9:00AM - 12:00PM

They say that “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” Did you miss us? After a several-month hiatus, David, Wendi, and Earl are back with a brand new set of idioms to explain, define, and sign. For the first time, in our third segment, we’ll be focusing on ASL idioms, their meanings, and how to voice them! More info...

Making Sense of Sensemaking and Interpreting (Rescheduled) - 6/20/15 - 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Sensemaking is the process by which people give meaning to experience. This webcast will focus on the sensemaking process and the function it plays in making sure the message is the same from the source to the Deaf consumer. Advanced topic. More info...

Sign Language Studies 101 - June 23, 2015 - 5:30PM

In this 9 lesson course, the student will be introduced to the fundamental principles of American Sign Language (ASL) and components of Deaf Culture. More info...

Sign Language Studies 102 - June 23, 2015 - 5:30PM

Utilizing the texts and fundamental principles learned and retained in SLS 101, the student will continue studies of the grammatical structure of American Sign Language (ASL). More info...