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Emerging Community - Emerging Techniques (1.8 PS CEUs)


  • Lenoir Rhyne University 625 7th Avenue Northeast Hickory, NC, 28601 United States (map)

REGISTRATION IS OPEN TIL JULY 25TH!

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:  - 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

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 - DSDHH Communication Access Manager