Inclusion – Awareness, Access to Communication, Celebration Quiz You have not taken this lesson's quiz yet Communicating with a person with hearing loss:  Is facilitated by speaking evenly and clearly while maintaining eye contact. Requires learning sign language. Is facilitated by speaking in a louder voice. Inclusive organizations…  Usually can’t be sustained over time because there is not enough interest. Can hire consultants to make sure they are in compliance with federal law regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Embrace difference, take an active role in educating community members and celebrate each members’ uniqueness. Inviting a Deaf theater group, ASL storyteller or Deaf choral group to your congregation…  Is only appropriate if everyone in the community is willing to learn sign language. Would only be interesting for deaf signing members of the community. Would be a great way to acknowledge deaf members, educate the community, and celebrate a unique language. Providing access to communication in large group settings:  Can be facilitated through sound field systems, real-time captioning and/or sign language interpreting. Is too costly to be worth it and distracting to other members of the group. Is only necessary if a person with hearing loss asks for special accommodations.