Announcing the 2014 Imagine Awards Honorees

Announcing the 2014 Imagine Awards Honorees

On behalf of the 2014 Imagine Awards judging panel, the Rauch Foundation is pleased to announce this year's Imagine Awards Honorees. Please join us in congratulating the following deserving recipients!

INDIVIDUAL: MS. TRACI REISTER HARDY

COMMUNITY LEADER: MS. JANA KIXMILLER

ORGANIZATION: THE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

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Rauch Launches Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Services

We are pleased to feature a guest post from our Director of Interpreting Services, Dave Calvert.

On January 11, 2014, Rauch Interpreting Services will begin offering Video Remote Interpreting (VRI). VRI is a video-telecommunication service that uses devices such as web cameras with your computer or videophones to provide sign language interpreting services. 

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A Grand Finale to Deaf Awareness Month

Rauch Interpreting Services is pleased to present renowned CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Comedian Keith Wann of Clearwater, Florida, in recognition of Deaf Awareness Month.

 

 

 

Born with abundant energy and a penchant for mischief, Wann first learned about facial grammar when asked to interpret for his mother in the fourth grade. Upset at the constant interruptions and laughter, Wann’s teacher told his mother that her son was the class clown. Keith turned to his mother and signed, "Teacher says me good boy always!" Looking at the frowning teacher and back at the grinning child, Wann’s mother chose to finish the meeting with pen and paper. Keith had been fired from his first interpreting job.

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