Disabilities

  • Hearing Impaired Interpreters
    Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act, many situations today require the services of hearing impaired interpreters. These are people who translate between American Sign Language and spoken Eng....
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries
    Although extreme traumatic damage to the brain can be easily diagnosed and visible to most medical doctors, mild traumatic brain injuries are often overlooked and misdiagnosed, even by professionals. ....
  • New York Brain Injury Lawyers
    New York City has over eight million people living within its boundaries. In a city so densely populated, just about every legal service a person might need is available to its residents. Many lawyers....
  • Brain Injury Representation
    When an insurance company is trying to negotiate a settlement in a brain injury case, it's to their advantage to deal directly with the injured person. Failing that, they communicate with the immediat....
  • Hearing Impaired
    The term "hearing impaired" is not necessarily more politically correct than the word "deaf." In certain countries, "deaf" is fully acceptable and is even preferred over "hearing impaired." By definit....
  • Deaf Blind Interpreting
    Deaf blind interpreting is a field that is growing in demand. People may be deaf blind for several reasons and each individual has varying degrees of vision and hearing. Therefore, in a deaf blind sit....
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Treatments
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) cannot be "healed" in the true sense of the word. Brain damage is almost never completely reversed, even in mild cases. However, the symptoms of a traumatic brain inju....
  • Coma Patients
    Families of coma patients or patients emerging from comas need a great deal of emotional and practical support. If they are persons of faith, vital spiritual support is likely to be readily available.....
  • Mild Head Injuries
    A blow to the head can be forceful enough that the brain is jarred against the skull, causing a concussion. Typically, this is a risk associated with sports that involve physical contact with others, ....
  • Interpreters
    Interpreters of American Sign Language into spoken English are also known as 'terps. If you are using an interpreter at an event for the first time, you might have some questions. The interpreter can ....