Tax Incentives for Improving Accessibility

Are you a business that provides Sign Language interpreters to your customers or employees? Be sure to check out available tax credits Tax Credit The tax credit, established under Section 44 of the Internal Revenue Code, was created in 1990 specifically to help small businesses cover ADA-related “eligible access expenditures.” A business that for the…

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Sydney Moore
Freelance Certified Interpreter

Independent Contract Interpreter Sydney graduated from Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City in 2021 with her Associate in Applied Science in American Sign Language. After graduation, Sydney has obtained her QAST certification, III/III, but is continuing to work towards a higher certification. She has worked majority of her early career interpreting in education, but is excited…

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Susan Nelson
Freelance Certified Deaf Interpreter

Susan Nelson

Independent Contract Interpreter Master of Education in Vocational Rehabilitation and Independent Living emphasis on Deafness, Bachelor of Arts degree in Services for the Deaf Susan became deaf at the age of four after contracting spinal meningitis. She attended public school in Manhattan, Kansas and graduated with honors. She attended East Central University where she began…

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Summer Coleman
Freelance Interpreter

Independent Contract Interpreter Summer graduated with an Associates in Sign Language Interpreting from OSU-OKC in 2014 and has worked as an interpreter in a variety of settings since that time.  Since graduating Summer has continued to engage with the Deaf Community and language, while also refining interpreting skills by attending Deaf events, workshops and working with a mentor. …

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Rhoda Smietanski
Freelance Interpreter

Rhoda Smietanski M.A., NIC Independent Contract Interpreter Rhoda discovered her love of languages and cultures while living in Belgium for four years. She has been an ASL/English interpreter for fifteen years, and has been active in the Oklahoma Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf serving as parliamentarian, conference chair person, and vice president. She obtained…

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Rachel Nail
Freelance Interpreter

Independent Contract Interpreter A.A.S in Sign Language Interpreting Rachel first started learning ASL in 2008 from friends and fell in love with the language and Deaf community. She took ASL as a foreign language her Junior and Senior year of high school. There, she decided to become an interpreter. She graduated from OSU-OKC ITP program…

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