Communication Service for the Deaf

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Communication Service for the Deaf is a non-profit company based in Austin, Texas. It is a subsidiary of South Dakota Association of the Deaf founded in 1975. CSD provides services nationwide, and is a major provider of Telecommunications Relay Service and Video Relay Service in cooperation with Sprint Nextel.

CSD's primary service offerings include Sign Language Interpreting and Translation services for the Deaf and hard of hearing. CSD offers ASL interpreting through live, on-site interpreters, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), and a national marketplace of certified ASL interpreters called Vineya. Vineya can be seen at CSD's sign language interpreting services offers ASL Interpretation for doctors, businesses, schools and more. Vineya has over 1,200 interpreters in the United States, and covers all 50 states.

CSD is the largest interpreting agency in the United States. Vineya is the first and largest ASL Interpreting marketplace of its kind.

It operates a nationwide network of offices, and major relay centers.


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