Jill Brick from DAS smiling while holding a blue glass flame award in front of a brick wall. In the background is a poster from the DAWN event

DAS and DAWN, Together Again

In October, attendees gathered to support DAWN at their second annual Fundraiser Beer Tasting and Food Pairing provided in Washington DC at the location Birch and Barley. Guests mingled, celebrating the beginning of the autumn season for the packed event to rally beside this non-profit organization; DAWN has provided essential support to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing […]

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DAS Sponsors De’VIA Art Exhibition in DC

Featuring the work of Deaf artists around the world, DAS sponsored “Let There Be Light” a De’VIA ARTivism exhibit at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington DC. Many people have never seen works of art produced by Deaf and Deaf-blind people specifically about the Deaf experience. Deaf visual expression has historically revolved around two […]

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Workshop: Parsing English presented by Wink

Join DAS at our latest workshop offering presented by Wink A New Interpreter Practice Tool: Parsing English with a Decision Tree to learn about this exciting new method that will make your target message more equivalent in ASL. Space is limited, REGISTER BELOW Today! Update: Registration is closed (Photos HERE)

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DAS Hosts DC Interpreter Happy Hour!

On July 15th, the DAS team hosted a happy hour as one way of saying thank you for all the hard work the interpreters provide supporting our mutual clients and consumers. It was hosted at the Bluejacket Brewery, by the waterfront in Washington, DC and we provided a wide range of appetizers and drinks. The happy […]

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Workshop: Fifty Shades of Health & Sexuality Education

DAS is proud to welcome Emily Claveau, M.S. Education, CDI to teach an educational workshop of health education topics using Dr. Daly’s five circles of sexuality model. Click on the FLYER below to view the registration form (page 2), save as PDF, and submit to development@deafaccess.com.

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DAS Sponsors the All Deaf Rugby Football Club

All Deaf Rugby Football Club was sponsored by DAS this March when they sponsored a fundraiser Scotch Whisky tasting at the Angelika Pop-up at Union Market. Local expert “Scotch Whisky Man” Dougie Wylie spoke and lead the sampling at the event. Using a detailed map of Scotland’s highlands and lowlands he explained how the climate […]

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Sponsoring DAWN’s Mad Hatter Tea Party

I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!  ~Alice in Wonderland This past weekend the DAS team members Karl Kosiorek, Jill Owens, Sylvia Imbarlina, Kelli Grant, and Grace Rupani partied with the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts and many costumed supporters at the annual DAWN Breaking Out of the Silence […]

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DAS Coordination: Growing to Serve You Better

DAS is pleased to announce additional coordination support: Leah Gomez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in from the University of Maryland. She has worked for an animal protection organization for over a decade as a project manager. The skills she honed as a project manager will directly apply to the work she will do in coordination. On […]

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DAS Welcomes Our Newest Staff Interpreter

Yvans Cator, Jr., NIC hails from Boston, Mass. As a CODA, Yvans is a native signer and has been involved in the Deaf community his entire life. After graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Yvans sought to be involved with the Deaf community at a deeper level by deciding to pursue […]

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DAS Welcomes a New Staff Interpreter!

DAS is pleased to announce the newest member to join our team – Laura Merrill! Laura Merrill holds an RID NIC certification and a B.S. in Nutrition from Cornell University. She also completed an ITP at Seattle Central Community College. She worked as a freelance interpreter in Seattle for 2 years before moving back to […]

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Workshop: Cat Got Your Tongue?

DAS is proud to welcome Roberto Santiago, MAI, CI/CT to present this fascinating workshop about idioms in the English language and strategies for improving your interpretation of them. Click on the FLYER below to view the registration form (page 2), save as PDF, and submit to development@deafaccess.com.

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Welcome DAS’ New Director of Resources

On behalf of the DAS Executive Team, it is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the newest member of the executive team. Please help us in welcoming Kelli Grant, RID CI/CT, in her new role as Director of Resources. Kelli is a seasoned interpreter with over 16 years of exceptional professionalism and leadership in the field. […]

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