Established in 1940, CHS is the leader in the delivery of programs, services and technology that remove barriers faced by culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing people.
We are your experts in the field of accessibility and are active participants in the development of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Our Accessibility Services are committed to ensuring that Deaf people and people with hearing loss have unrestricted access to your information, communication, goods and services and enjoy full participation in your place of business.
Are you a business or service provider?
CHS offers you a one-stop full menu of accessibility services to:
• help you identify current communication barriers
• provide you with the solutions to help you meet your accessibility requirements
• assist you in moving towards complying with all aspects of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
To explore our Accessibility Services @ CHS click on the links below:
Accessibility Consulting Services
Need to learn how to comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) standards?
Website Accessibility and American Sign Language (ASL) and la langue des signes québécoise (LSQ) Content Development
Want to provide information in languages accessible to your Deaf customers?
Communication Devices Program
Want to learn how communication technology can help you stay safely and independently at home, improve communication with family and friends and help you stay involved in your favourite activities?
Want to learn how communication technology can improve customer service for your business?
Workplace Accessibility Services
Want to learn how you can create a barrier-free work environment?
Ontario Interpreting Services
Need an ASL – English or LSQ - French interpreter?
Interested in working for OIS as an interpreter?
Want to learn more about our interpreter internship program?
CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation)
Need word-for-word transcription of speech to text in real time for your meeting?
Communication Access Conference Coordination
Planning a conference and want to ensure it is accessible to culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing participants and delegates?
Video Conferencing Services (VCON)
Want to cut down on travel costs and time for your next meeting? Consider using our video conferencing services.