This video explains ASL Presents’ consulting services for organizations, agencies & businesses in developing linguistically & culturally appropriate workplaces, mission & vision statements, and approaches for Deaf employees.
ASL Presents provides consulting services for organizations, agencies, or businesses that have Deaf employees, serve Deaf people, and/or use American Sign Language (ASL). ASL Presents’ consulting services include:
WORKPLACE: Providing ideas and strategies in how to augment appropriate and practical use of ASL in the workplace, such as how to incorporate ASL in a meeting, presenting a slideshow and ensuring optimal seating arrangements and lighting, all to guarantee maximum clarity and comfort. Other topics how to best visually present information in the most effective ways to your target audiences, distributing press releases or announcements in ASL, and how to determine during the hiring process whether an employee’s ASL skills meet your organization’s goals or needs.
MISSION AND VISION STATEMENTS: Assessing an organization’s mission and vision statements to ensure an exhibition and suitable framework of respect and recognition of ASL and Deaf culture; ensuring that Deaf people, who created ASL for themselves and their families and friends, are presented in a positive light, while recognizing ASL’s benefits for non-Deaf people.
BUILDING SENSITIVITY TOWARDS DEAF CULTURE: Assisting in modifying environments through culturally appropriate strategies and sensitivity to create a respectful, welcoming and empowering atmosphere for Deaf people.