About Us


We Know Interpreting


Simply put, Hand’s-Up Communications is a company that facilitates connections between our customers and their employees, clients, and others who are a member of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing Community.

We’re committed to evolving with the needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, providing a wide range of services that can be tailored to the specific needs of our clients. Our goal is to ensure that all parts of our process are strong and to remove any barriers to offering the best communication for our clients and their customers.

Hands-Up Communications is a proud member of the following organizations

  • Cedar Rapids Area Deaf Association
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
  • Iowa Registry of Interpreters for Deaf
  • Iowa Association of the Deaf
  • National Association of the Deaf
  • Cedar Rapids Economic Alliance

Whether we provide our highly qualified interpreters onsite or via remote connection, we’re here to help achieve your communication goals. The medium doesn’t matter; the message does. And that’s why our efforts are focused on providing a quality connection.

Contact us and find out how we can help you make the connection.