Creating Accessibility in the Workplace With Jessica Moseley

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In this video clip, Jessica Moseley, CEO of TCS Interpreting, explains how to make a workplace accessible to deaf colleagues. Accessibility is about more than just communication. Deaf colleagues should be able to interact in the workplace, have their opinions heard, participate in company events and more. To create a more inclusive environment, the team can be educated about deaf culture.

Accessibility does not only mean communication.”

More about our expert: Jessica Moseley, M.A., SHRM-CP, NIC, a CODA, has been a professional interpreter since 2002.  She currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at TCS Interpreting, a premier provider of sign language interpreting services nationwide. Monthly, TCS Interpreting coordinates and provides approximately 10,000 hours of interpreting services nationwide. Additionally, TCS Interpreting is proud to provide services including the nation’s largest federal contracts for the provision of on-site and VRI services.

Ms. Moseley received her master’s degree in human resource management from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Her undergraduate coursework was done at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she graduated with two bachelor’s degrees, one in communication sciences and disorders and the other in human resource management. Ms. Moseley served as the conference coordinator for the Potomac Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (PCRID) for two consecutive terms before being appointed to serve as secretary of the board.  Ms. Moseley also served as the president of the Virginia chapter of the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA), an affiliate of the National Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is currently serving as a board member of Bridging Hands Camp. Ms. Moseley holds her SHRM-CP certification from the Society of Human Resource Management.

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