I need some assistance with finding employment for an individual client of mine who is deaf. He said there is a website for employers who want to hire deaf people. Can you help me with this query?
Frankly I am surprised that I am being asked by an employment officer for contacts within the deaf employment field. This certainly demonstrates not just how hard it is to find information in this area but also – more importantly – how few deaf employment services there really are. There have been several excellent deaf employment initiatives in the last few years, but all have since closed down due to ‘lack of funds’. It makes one want to weep.
However you might want to try these contacts:
Hopefully readers will come forward with suggestions of their own – unemployed deaf people could certainly do with a helping hand in these hard times.