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Support Service Provider (SSP) Orientation Training

  • GO Raleigh Conference Room 4104 Poole Rd Raleigh, NC, 27610 (map)

The first step to becoming an SSP!

“SSP Scenarios”
“Simulation Activity”
“Human Guiding Practice”

A FREE workshop for:

  • Deaf Studies and ITP Student
  • Those who want to learn about Deaf-Blindness.
  • Potential SSPs


  • Ashley Benton, DSDHH Deaf-Blind Services Specialist, Raleigh Regional Center
  • Marilyn Trader, Helen Keller National Center, Southeast Regional Representative

After completing the session, participants will:

  • Have basic understanding of the diversity within the Deaf-Blind community.
  • Have a clear understanding of SSP/Interpreter roles and responsibilities and what is expected of them.
  • Be able to incorporate human guiding techniques.
  • Be able to provide visual information.
  • Have access to national and state resources.

LIMITED SEATING (40), please *RSVP by January 22, 2016.
*RSVPs to: Janetta Hall: V (919-874-2212), VP (919) 890-0859 Email:

**Other accommodation requests to: Ashley Benton: VP (919-741-4511) Email:

Every attempt will be made to inform participants immediately if cancellation of the workshop occurs.

**Interpreting Services Provided**

Refreshments and drinks will be served. Lunch will be on your own.

See the event flyer here.