Lawmakers ask that a sign-language interpreter be added to the White House’s popular coronavirus press briefings

Lawmakers ask that a sign-language interpreter be added to the White House’s popular coronavirus press briefingsThe Congressional Deaf Caucus is fighting to have sign language interpreters at all televised White House public health press briefings. The chairs of the caucus, Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and John Rutherford (R-Fla.), sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence…

I’m deaf, and have found that transportation services have a long way to go to be more accessible. Here’s how I navigate traveling.

I’m deaf, and have found that transportation services have a long way to go to be more accessible. Here’s how I navigate traveling. Two years ago, a high-speed train I was riding from Baltimore to my job in Virginia jolted to a stop. A voice announced the stop’s name over the intercom, but it was…