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We believe that every individual have a fundamental right to be able to communicate with another.
Cultural responsivity is a complex concept involving the acceptance and acknowledgment of other people’s cultures and cultural values.
We strive to empower the deaf and hard of hearing to achieve stability and to realize their potential as an individual and as a community.
Protecting the basic rights to which all humans are considered entitled: the right to life, liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equal treatment before the law, among others.
Upcoming DEAF Inc. Events
"A friend of mine suggested DEAF, Inc. and once I contacted them, they have been nothing but extremely helpful."
“Thank you so much for helping us out with (Deaf Sensitivity) training. I can assure you that it was very beneficial to all of us.”
“I would highly recommend your organization. They (interpreters) have shown remarkable professionalism and provided excellent services."
Fund raising season is in full swing in St. Louis and I want to keep you informed of the efforts Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation, Inc. is making to advance our programming and suite of services.
DEAF, Inc is a participating recipient non profit and we will have a live link set up on the Give STL Day website. Donors can go to this link and give $10 or more with a few clicks of the mouse.
Give STL Day is a huge opportunity for DEAF, Inc. to gain more visibility and to develop new donors while staying in touch with our existing donor base.
We have secured a donor who will match up to $5000 of all funds generated through the Give STL Day event. Please help us to take full advantage of this generous offer.
STRONGER THAN EVER
In 2012, Rick Rush, an accomplished sport artist, was commissioned to paint a collage, representing the mission of DEAF Inc. To summarize his experience, he said that the deaf and hard of hearing community today is "Stronger Than Ever!" thanks to organizations like DEAF Inc. who are breaking communication barriers everyday. Watch more...
IN THE SPOTLIGHT:
In this DEAF Inc.'s "In the Spotlight" episode, we interview Sean Forbes, a deaf musician on a mission. Music is in his blood, his cells; it's just the way he is. Sean Forbes is living proof that if you have enough passion, magic happens and dreams come true. He talks about his 2014 tour and gives a message to younger deaf and hard of hearing children. Watch more...
DEAF SENSITIVITY TRAINING FOR POLICE OFFICERS
How to handle communication issues when facing deaf and hard of hearing citizens? DEAF Inc., with collaboration with St. Louis County Police Academy, created a training video for police officers and other responders. Watch more...
DEAF Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization created by deaf individuals from St. Louis, Missouri. DEAF Inc. provides high-quality sign language and ASL interpreting and translation services at the lowest prices in an effort to enable the deaf and hard of hearing to freely interact with the mainstream society. DEAF Inc. only provides sign language and ASL interpreters who have been certified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), the Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI), the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA), and/or at least a level of Basic, Advanced, or Masters on the Missouri Interpreting Certification System (MICS). DEAF Inc. is the only non-profit organization whose 100% of all net proceeds go to programs designed to promote awareness of issues related to deaf and hard of hearing communities in the St. Louis, MO metro area.
25 E. Frisco Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone/VP: (314) 714-6400
FAX: (314) 266-7427
Phone: (314) 968-8868
Toll Free: (888) 898-3323