DEAFCONNECT OF THE MID-SOUTH
A partner for the D/deaf and hard of hearing in Memphis and the Mid-South since 1975
DEAFCONNECT AT A GLANCE
DeafConnect of the Mid-South is a nonprofit serving Memphis and surrounding communities. We foster inclusive and accessible communities by offering advocacy, education and communication through sign language interpreting.
Our mission is to empower D/deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and their families.
Our vision is that there will be no barriers for D/deaf and hard-of-hearing people to reach their goals.
SCHEDULE AN INTERPRETER
Call us at 901.278.9307
We schedule interpreters 7/24/365 and facilitate relationships and communications between the D/deaf community and businesses, healthcare providers, government, legal services, schools, financial institutions, community resources, law enforcement, housing providers and others.
WE SERVE THE D/DEAF & THOSE WITH HEARING LOSS
The 100,000 members of the D/deaf community in the Memphis area include individuals who are:
- D/deaf: those with hearing loss
- Hard of hearing: those with mild to profound hearing loss
- D/deaf-blind: those with hearing loss who also have vision loss
- Late-D/deafened: those who lose hearing later in life
WE SERVE THOSE WHO WANT TO LEARN ASL
- ASL classes
- ASL Summer Camp
- Interpreter training
- Community-building among interpreters
WE SERVE ORGANIZATIONS THAT SERVE THE D/DEAF COMMUNITY
- Healthcare providers
- Doctors & Hospitals
- City, County, State & Federal Government
- Legal Services
- Educational Institutions
- Financial Institutions
- Community Resources
- Law Enforcement
- Housing Providers
News about and for the D/deaf community
The D/deaf community is a vibrant and active one. DeafConnect is proud to champion the people who are Deaf and hard of hearing and those who love and support them. If you have news to share about the D/deaf community, email us at Scheduling@DeafConnect.org.
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL RECOGNIZES DEAFCONNECT'S CEO
Dec. 2, 2020