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Cart Service Provider Montgomery County

Benefits and Applicable Settings of CART Services

While planning a significant public event—such as a graduation or professional conference—Hearing people may neglect to seek resources for those requiring hearing, vision, or speech accommodations. Yet Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) individuals can benefit from CART services in numerous environments, including courtrooms, workplaces, doctor’s offices, sports arenas, classrooms, and more. This technology helps increase the accessibility of such events by encouraging comprehension and expanding the potential audience. Therefore,

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2022 Reflections

Brian & Christina Hammrich | CEO & President/Owner This year was quite a year for the Hammrich Family! Brian turned 60 this year, and his mom turned 80. Our daughter moved from California to Tennessee and our son from one place in Leesburg to another. Our granddaughters, as par for their age, were an absolute blast to be around. We were extras for the series The Chosen and we were

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CART Service Provider

How Do CART Services Work?

1 in 8 people in the United States ages 12 and over have hearing loss in both ears. Given this proportion of the overall population, Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) individuals should have access to the resources necessary to flourish in social settings. Yet many Deaf/HOH individuals report feeling ostracized in public. CART services help address this gap by accommodating Deaf/HOH people to involve them in presentations and well-attended

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2022 Gratitude

Brian Hammrich | CEO I am so grateful for my family, at this time of the year for the impact my parents had on my life. I spent this past week in South Dakota with my Mom (my Dad passed in June of 2021) doing projects, shopping, and just being together. More than likely I have gained weight since we cooked together as well. I am forever grateful for all

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Interpreters for the Deaf Washington DC

The “Deaf President Now” Movement

When they hear “civil rights advocacy,” most people think of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his peaceful protests for African American equality. However, the civil rights struggle extends to all marginalized groups, including disabled people’s communities. The Deaf community has a long history of advocacy work, such as its late-1980s activities referred to as the “Deaf President Now” movement. Throughout such efforts, interpreters for the Deaf have played a

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Impacting an Industry HIS Sign Interpreting

Impacting an Industry: Walking the Talk – Challenged by COVID

HIS Sign’s mission statement for hiring is “We want you to work here for the rest of your career!” However, that mission was tested on Monday, March 16th,  2020, when the world shut down! Enjoying a Vacation During the week of March 9-13, 2020, my wife, Christina, and I were up in Maine on vacation. Things were going well, and Jen Ilgenfritz, our Finance Manager and a member of the

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