Communication

 

We believe that every individual have a fundamental right to be able to communicate with another.

Understanding

 

Cultural responsivity is a complex concept involving the acceptance and acknowledgment of other people’s cultures and cultural values.

Support

 

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.

Protect

 

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.

Latest DEAF, Inc. Video

Check out DEAF, Inc.'s annual Holiday video - "Quest for the Card" Please be sure to visit our page, http://holiday.deafinc.org to see the final card design! Please consider donating to help us better serve the community. Happy Holidays from all of us at DEAF, Inc!

Upcoming DEAF Inc. Events

 

Special Announcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEAF, Inc. and a team of national partners led by University of Texas and Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk have been awarded a $20 million, 5-year federal grant to establish the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes.

 

 For more information, click here to read the full press release.

In the Spotlight

Community Project

Community Project

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:

SEAN FORBES

 

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

CONTACT INFO

 

FRONT DESK

Phone/VP: (314) 714-6400

FAX: (314) 266-7427

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INTERPRETING SERVICES

Phone: (314) 968-8868

Toll Free: (888) 898-3323

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