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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

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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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DAS Welcomes USDA Contract

DAS is excited to announce that we were awarded a contract to provide sign language interpreting and CART services to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) nationwide. In an open competition which was heavily weighted on past performance, DAS stood out as a leader in the field. We are grateful for this opportunity and […]

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DAS Workshop Interpreting in Federal Government 101 by Charm Smith

Upcoming Workshop: Interpreting in Federal Government 101

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New Addition to the DAS Executive Team

Deaf Access Solutions (DAS) is proud to welcome the addition of Jill Owens, CDI, BA, to the DAS Executive Team as the Director of Consumer Relations and Quality Assurance. As both a deaf consumer and Certified Deaf Interpreter, Jill is well-equipped to support the company in strategizing new ways of developing and maintaining a strong consumer-centric […]

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DAS Workshop The CPC and Social Media by SB Morgaine

Upcoming Workshop: The CPC and Social Media

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DAS Sponsors MDAD/PCRID Conference

DAS was a proud sponsor of Maryland Association of the Deaf (MDAD)/Potomac Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (PCRID) 2013 Joint Conference: Engaging Our Local Community held at the beginning of November. In addition to the professional development that was offered, it was refreshing to see the interpreting community and the Deaf […]

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DAS Is Growing to Serve You Better

DAS is pleased to announce two new additions to our team! Angela Childers joins the DAS Interpreter and Quality Assurance teams with over 10 years of interpreting experience in the DC Metro area. She has most recently worked as an Independent contractor but she has also previously served as manager, mentor, and recruiter for video […]

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