Recently, we were able to participate in the second International DeafBlind expo held in Orlando, Florida. This event offered the opportunity to meet people from DeafBlind communities all over the world who come together to partner, network, share information, and check out amazing products showcased by renowned vendors.
GlobalVRS is pleased to recognize that the FCC has finally passed the much needed rate freeze for Tier 1 VRS providers. This rate freeze is long overdue, as is seen by the fact that one of the distinguished VRS providers with the community perspective, CAAG/StarVRS has had to withdraw from the VRS field. GlobalVRS salutes the work StarVRS has provided, and has stepped in to support the initiative they provided. GlobalVRS has assured the FCC it is moving swiftly to support the Deaf-Blind VRS callers, since it is equipped with the exact...
The Deaf and Hearing Network (DHN) shares a story about all six VRS providers regarding the FCC rate cuts decision. #UnitedInVRS
To learn more about what FCC is now requiring all VRS providers to provide… watch this video!
Global VRS regularly recognizes those who are deaf and hard-of-hearing who have done amazing things in their lives.
As part of Black History Month, here is a short list of some who have accomplished great and many things:
Actress: Michelle Banks
Actress Michelle Banks, a Deaf African American native of Washington D.C. has appeared in films such as Compensation, Girlfriends, See What I’m Saying, Soul Food and Strong Medicine. Michelle has also produced performances and played key roles in several stage plays, many of...