Disabilities

  • Certified Deaf Interpreters
    Certified deaf interpreters are interpreters who hold a CDI certificate. They are deaf or hard of hearing and have demonstrated at least one year's experience working as an interpreter. To be certifie....
  • Brain Injuries
    A brain injury is probably one of the most feared traumatic events, one that people hope never happens to them. The effects of a brain injury depend on several factors and are always complex, but may ....
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries In Children
    CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control keeps statistics and data on childhood injuries. In 1999, for example, traumatic brain injury was the leading cause of death and disability amon....
  • Long Term Concussion Effects
    With concussions being dismissed as "minor" for so many decades, little if any thought was ever given to long-term effects of concussion. Yet all one has to do is consider the physical and mental cond....
  • Signers
    Signers of American Sign Language have been around as long as there have been deaf Americans. Many people mistakenly believe that ASL is a translation of English conveyed through signs. In fact, it is....
  • Deaf Interpreter Jobs
    Deaf interpreter jobs have been growing in abundance since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. Interpreting is a specialized skill in high demand. The outlook for deaf interp....
  • Concussions
    A concussion is one type of head injury that involves the brain. It's sometimes referred to as a closed head injury, or it may be written up in some resources as a post-traumatic concussion. Not all e....
  • Brain Injury Law Firms
    When looking for a brain injury law firm in your area or in the nearest large city, you may find someone who specializes in only brain injury cases. On the other hand, law firms who handle brain injur....
  • Brain Injury Legal Rights
    A patient's legal rights include the right to obtain answers to medical questions from his doctor. This may often be easier said than done, even if competent family members accompany the patient, to w....
  • American Sign Language Interpreters
    American Sign Language interpreters bridge the gap between those who are deaf or hard of hearing, and those who can hear. They are often employed at events with deaf people in the audience, such as co....