What is a Disability Advocate and How Can They Help Me?
A Visual Podcast that’s all about including individuals who are Hard of Hearing or who are Deaf in conversations.
Introducing Matt Maxey of Deafinitely Dope in our latest VüCast episode! Meet his dog Tank as he signs and chats with Rose Collins, Vü’s Marketing Director.
Social media phenom Matt Maxey @Deafinitely Dope talks about his life growing up and what drives his mission to improve accessibility and inclusion for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. He tells of his new documentary “Sign” the show and the free sweepstakes he is doing with the Vü to win a 1:1 online experience with him and the winner.
To go the sweepstakes, click this link which takes you to Matt’s page on the Vü website: https://vuspeech.com/dd
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https://youtu.be/OB6aRHP2QmY What tips can help the Deaf or Hard of Hearing to advocate for themselves at work – what should they say? What should they suggest to their boss to help them be included in team meetings? How should I advocate for myself with co-workers?...
https://youtu.be/5xb8YBVju-E Do you use an assistive device? Find out some that are tried and tested by Vü! From strobe lights to smoke alarms, apps and phones, our Community Outreach Director, Gloria Matthews breaks down what she has found works best. Check out her...
https://youtu.be/kuX1-sSuWAo Social Media Influencer, comedian and advocate, Justin Loncar, @Somedeafguy, has had millions of hits to his videos. We wanted to learn more about him. What's it like to grow up deaf and be given the chance to hear with a cochlear implant?...
What services are available for those with vision loss? What's the latest technology to help people who have vision loss and help them work? How does VIA, Vision Loss Impairment, work with people to maintain their independence? Should you only reach out to your eye...
How do you land a job and keep it when you have a disability? Learn from Andrea Todaro, President of Innovative Placements of WNY. Andrea Todaro is an Employment Consultant with more than 20 years of experience in matching clients with the hiring requirements of...
Episode 1 takes a look at the reality of coping with Covid. What masks do we recommend for those with hearing loss? What about remote work and which platform works best? We’ll take a look at these and more plus share a great free resource to help you in the workplace.
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