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Empowering The Deaf Community Since 1982
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ONLINE LEARNING

We have an extensive collection of webcasts to help you earn those much needed CEUs!

Visit our new and improved webcast archives now!
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INTERPRETING SERVICES

Interpreting is central and core to all services provided by the Deaf Action Center.

We proved interpreting assistance, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), and operate as a Certification Testing site through The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).

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Want to Present a Webcast for Us?


Do you have a great presentation that you want to turn into a webcast? We are always on the lookout for new material and new presenters. Fill out an online application by clicking the link below.

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Need assistance?


The Deaf Action Center's Community Resource Advocate can help you with planning and accessing community resources. Call Kenneth at 318-300-1203 (VP) Mon-Thurs between 9:00AM-4:00PM and Friday between 9:00AM-12:00PM to set up an appointment.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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October
8:00 am
Deaf Action Center
601 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101

All Hands 5K

Please join us for the 3rd Deaf Action Center All Hands 5k! We have been on hiatus for the last few years, but we are BACK, and it will still be the same Fun Run that you have come to love... ...

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December
7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Petroleum Club
416 Travis St., Shreveport, LA 71101

2023 Las Vegas Night

SPIN, ROLL, OR DRAW!  The whole community wins at Las Vegas Night, which benefits the Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center, an IRS-designated local nonprofit.  Proceeds from this year’s event will continue the Center’s services to over 18,000 deaf and hard of hearing people and their families in northwest Louisiana. ...

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RECENT NEWS


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    New Job Opportunities
    March 31, 2022
    We have two new openings at the Deaf Action Center.
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    How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits with Hearing Loss
    December 17, 2018
    If you or someone you know experiences hearing loss, then you may be able to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. The SocialSecurity Administration. (SSA) gives out monthly benefits to those who can no longer work full time due to a disability.
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    Deaf Colorado man arrested for not complying with police commands he couldn't understand, lawsuit says
    September 30, 2021
    A Colorado man who is deaf and uses sign language to communicate said two Idaho Springs officers slammed him to the ground during an arrest despite his attempts to tell them that he could not understand their commands.