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A Small Gesture?

Couple days ago I posted about my experience at Metro, and it was shared widely. It reached out to this young woman’s mom to which she privately messaged me. Her daughter was happily surprised to see the impact of my experience. She told her mom… “It was just a small gesture.” But it wasn’t. I

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Metro Girl Signs

Metro in Kingston, I have to praise one of the staff. Last night I lined up to pay for my groceries, the cashier cleaned the surface before I put my groceries down. I proceed to where I pay with my debit. I signed “1 BAG”, it’s universally obvious. She stocked my items in the bag,

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International Week of Deaf People

The International Week of Deaf People has been celebrated during the last full week of September, Sept 20-26, 2021. Last week, we came together to recognize that deaf people have our own communities, our own cultures, our own languages, sign languages, which unite us all. This year’s theme for the International Week of Deaf People

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Elections and Access

Canada’s Federal elections are happening these days. Elections will take place on Monday, September 20. Candidates are out in full force; making live streams on social media, doing interviews, going door to door, sending out flyers in mails, and making phone calls, etc.  Promises are being made, discussions being held among the community. Signs posted on

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Booking a Sign Language Interpreter

So, you would like to hire an interpreter? Great! Here are tips on how to successfully book a sign language interpreter. We recommend that you hire Interpreters that are active members of the Canadian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI), who are committed to a professional, and ethical practice as stated by the CASLI Code

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The Importance of Closed Captioning

Closed captioning is a familiar term. But since the start of the pandemic, the massive switch over to online meetings, classes and videos has made the need to close caption especially apparent.  While the terms “closed captioning” and “subtitles” are often used interchangeably, they are actually two separate, and different, things. While both are text

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Learn on your own

OK, you asked and I listened! Go over on my website through the service page you’ll find Business ASL for those who took Corporate Learning training or will realize it benefits their business, here are modules to learn and review signs for specific words and phrases related to your workplace environment at your own pace.