Sign Language and CART Services System
Check this site often for information on the next American Sign Language, Brown Bag session. New signers can practice without worrying about being embarrassed. New and fluent signers are welcome.
- Deafness in the Workplace: A Panel Discussion
On August 23, 2012, DATS hosted a lively and enlightening discussion featuring a small panel of Deaf Employees working at the NIH. The panel and moderator discussed work related challenges and communication issues between Deaf and Hearing employees in the workplace.
- Interacting and Working with People who are Deaf
On March 29, 2012, DATS along with the Office of Human Resources (OHR), the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and Access Interpreting Services presented an exciting workshop providing practical strategies for effective two-way communication between hearing and deaf coworkers.
The Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS) provides a centralized interpreting services (i.e., sign language, oral interpreting, CART) program for the NIH. These interpreting services are provided through a performance based contract which has set standards of performance for the vendor, Access Interpreting. The DATS keeps the customer as our main focus, and we hope that the interpreting services provided meet all of your needs.