Preventing Health Care Barriers with SLIAO VRI
“Because of communication barriers, Deaf people tend to avoid going to the doctor, resulting in more frequent visits to the ER with higher rates of misdiagnosis. That lack of preventative care [...]
Amazon sees success in supporting workers with disabilities
Amazon Canada continues to raise the bar in accessibility. This article mentions SLIAO’s partnership with Amazon Canada! We are proud to offer sign language interpreting using our VRI on- demand [...]
SLIAO’s Video Remote Interpreting in the Classroom
Right now, our school systems are navigating massive changes due to the COVID pandemic. All students – including those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind are going to need [...]
Communicate with your Deaf clients about their financial needs.
Considering how sensitive and important personal finances are during the COVID-19 pandemic, every Canadian customer should be able to access information in their primary language. Being able to [...]
Ottawa Business Journal April 2020 – Women In Business
Read the four-page Women in Business 2020 section of the Ottawa Business Journal April 2020 newsmagazine spotlighting a dozen of the capital’s most accomplished female entrepreneurs; [...]
Women’s Business Network of Ottawa announces 12 award finalist
Last night at the WBN Businesswoman of the Year Awards, Roxanne Whiting (Director of Video Interpreting) was recognized as a finalist in the Established Entrepreneur Category. The BYAs [...]
How can pharmacies best utilize Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) to ensure effective communication with Deaf patients?
A visit to the pharmacy is something most individuals take for granted. For a Deaf person, not being able to have a conversation or ask the pharmacist a question in their first language about [...]
How can you connect with Deaf customers when you don’t know sign language?
Many financial, healthcare and public service representatives have Deaf customers. Most representatives are not fluent in ASL or LSQ. SLIAO Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) is here to help. [...]
New VRI Strategic Partnership
SLIAO is excited to announce our new VRI Strategic Partnership with the Canadian Association of the Deaf