Support Service Provider Orientation Training


·         Ashley Benton, DSDHH Deaf/Deaf-Blind Services Coordinator

·         Marilyn Trader, Helen Keller National Center, Southeast Regional Representative


Come explore your awareness, thoughts and perceptions associated with working with Deaf-Blind people.


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.