Deaf Access Services is the leading non-profit agency in Western New York that provides qualified sign language interpreters in a variety of settings throughout the eight counties of WNY. Interpreters are evaluated by highly qualified staff and are expected to adhere to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct.
Why Hire A Sign Language Interpreter?
Equal access is critical for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late-Deafened individuals to be productive members of their community and fully participate in society. By providing interpreters in accordance with the ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act), you can ensure that Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late-Deafened people will benefit from all of the services that your organization or business offers. American Sign Language is a rich, complex language with its own grammar structure and cultural context. It is not equivalent to spoken English, therefore requires translation.
(716) 833-1637 ext 106 or 107
To Request a Sign Language Interpreter:
Between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, a sign language interpreter can be requested by contacting DAS at (716) 833-1637 ext 106 or 107
After hours or weekends, please call (716) 861-7096.
There is a fee for interpreting services. Contact us for current rates.
*To request an interpreter that will be paid via the Special Interpreter Fund, please fill out the following form and return to DAS.