Simple Accommodations for Deaf Employees You May Have Never Considered

Man​​y people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing do not feel welcome in the American workplace, despite legislation to encourage employment, strong popular support for the use of sign language and large investments in accessible post-secondary education for students who are deaf, a sign language interpreter told SHRM Online. This article introduces ways in which you can help deaf or hard-of-hearing people experience inclusion during the interview process, in the workplace and when there is an emergency.

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AuthorSociety of Human Resource Management
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Category/CategoriesStructural Barriers