Nearly 1 in 10 people in the United States have some form of hearing loss so chances are you know someone affected by it, either personally or through a loved one. This means that there is probably someone in your life that could benefit from the services at Deaf Access Services (DAS).
Not only do we provide services for people in the Deaf community that were born deaf or became deaf as children, we also assist individuals that have become deaf over time. Everyone with hearing loss that comes to DAS can receive help such as; utilizing assistive devices, learning sign language, employment support, and advocacy education. DAS serves individuals of all ages.
Come to our office, meet our staff and see for yourself how we can serve you! For more information, click on the links below.
Community Education and Advocacy
American Sign Language Classes are offered, as well as community awareness on Deaf culture. Services are available for Deaf, Deaf/Blind, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened individuals as well as resources to assist business and organizations navigating the obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
DAS provides qualified sign language interpreters in a variety of settings throughout the 8 counties of WNY.
Community Employment and Technology Assistance
The DAS job development team assists qualified Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals who are seeking long-term employment. The team is also trained to help individuals with many types of assistive and adaptive equipment.