The Deaf Equal Access Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization designed to give back to the Deaf community.
Donations made to this organization will be used to provide sign language interpreting services at no charge for the deaf community in a variety of settings such as funerals, family reunions, banquets....etc.
You can make a online donation to DEAF, Inc. using PayPal. To do so, click the button below.
Thai Morris is RID Certified: CI & CT;QMHI. She is a graduate of the Sign Language Interpreting Program at Georgia Perimeter College, in Atlanta, Georgia and worked as an educational interpreter for 7 years before becoming a staff interpreter with a Deaf-owned company for 2 years. When that agency closed, she established her own interpreting agency, Morris Interpreting Services, Inc. Since then, she has been working as a freelance interpreter, teaching workshops, and mentoring student interpreters. In December 2004, Thai founded a non-profit organization called Deaf Equal Access Foundation, Inc.,(D.E.A.F. Inc.), www.deafinc.net, as a way to give back to the Deaf community, by providing interpreting services for events that are not covered under ADA and as a way to provide mentoring for student interpreters.
Susan Lascek is the Supervisor of the Helen Keller National Center Regional Representatives, who serve the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. She has been with the Helen Keller Center since July, 1994 and prior to that, with the Helen Keller affiliate in Minnesota (1986-1994). Having a deaf brother who lives in California has significantly impacted her life and influenced her perspective. Susan has worked in the field of deaf-blindness for over twenty years in the Midwest as well as Georgia. Her personal mission is to increase resources and access for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind individuals in Georgia.