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Accessibility

Welcome to CSD’s web page. CSD is committed to making every possible effort to ensure that all information is accessible to people with disabilities, including both employees and customers we serve. If you have a problem viewing any material on c-s-d.org or have difficulty accessing any content, please contact dkolbeck@c-s-d.org. To help us respond to your inquiry promptly, please specify the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which you want to receive the material, and your contact information. Questions regarding Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) for products and services may also be directed to dkolbeck@c-s-d.org.

The Federal Relay Service (FRS) provides Communication Assistants (CAs) who act as intermediaries for telecommunications between hearing individuals and individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and/or have speech disabilities. The FRS is accessible domestically (fifty states as well as Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the District of Columbia) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). There are no restrictions on the number, length, or type of calls. All calls are strictly confidential and no records of conversations are maintained. Information on FRS toll-free and toll-access number are located at http://www.fts.gsa.gov/frs/tollfree.htm.

CSD (also known as Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc.) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing broad–based services, ensuring public accessibility and increasing public awareness of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Through global leadership and a continuum of quality communication services and human service programs, CSD provides the tools conducive to a positive and fully integrated life.

CSD's mission is to provide greater opportunities for access, independence and awareness for all individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Through global leadership and a continuum of quality communication services and human services programs, CSD provides the tools conducive to a positive and fully integrated life.

You can also find additional information on disability related topics at http://www.doi.gov/diversity which is the DOI Office of Civil Rights website. This website will also give you direct access to, http://www.Disabilityinfo.gov that is a one-stop federal website designed to offer people with disabilities and others access to the information and resources they need to live full and independent lives in the workplace and in their communities".

For further information about the regulations governing the accessibility of Federal electronic information products, visit the Section 508 pages listed below:

Section 508 home page - http://www.section508.gov/