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Emerging Communities; Emerging Techniques


  • The Summit at Haw River State Park 339 Conference Center Drive Browns Summit, NC, 27214 United States (map)

PURPOSE: This weekend course is for those seeking to become qualified in working with Deaf-Blind individuals as interpreters or Support Service Providers (SSPs) 


OBJECTIVES:  (2.0 CEUs including pre-work)
• Overview of Deaf-Blindness and Communication Modalities
• SSP and Deaf-Blind Interpreter roles and responsibilities
• Human Guiding Techniques
• Prioritizing and Providing Visual Information
• Touch Signals
• Linguistics and Tactile ASL Modifications
• Logistics and Coordinating communication support for a diverse Deaf-Blind audience and much more...


PRESENTERS: 
ASHLEY BENTON, LCSW, MSW - DSDHH DEAF/DEAF-BLIND SERVICES COORDINATOR
JEFF TRADER, NCICS: A, RID CI & CT - SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER
MARILYN TRADER, MSW - HKNC SOUTHEAST REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
LEE WILLIAMSON, NCICS: A, RID CI & CT-DSDHH COMMUNICATIONS ACCESS MANAGER