Training Announcements

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Support Service Provider Training

hosted by the Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

WANT TO BECOME A SUPPORT SERVICE PROVIDER (SSP)?

Come to this training led by Debra Kahn, and gain valuable skills to be a SSP for DeafBlind people in your community, including hands-on-practice! The presentation will be in American Sign Language.

You will learn about these topics:

  • Introduction to DeafBlind culture
  • History of Support Service Providers
  • Diversity within the DeafBlind community
  • Culture, language and communication to challenges
  • Hands on experiences
  • Ethical considerations and challenges
  • Visual descriptions
  • Guiding techniques

WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm

WHERE: Lacey Maintenance Center, 1200 College Street SE, Lacey, WA

This workshop will be presented in ASL. PTASL interpreters gladly provided. Please request accommodations by 11/2/18 to Diane.Cinney@dshs.wa.gov or 360-338-6024 VP.

RSVP required, deadline is 11/2/18.

Participants are asked not to wear perfume or other chemically scented products.


For your Information (FYI)

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FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

LEGISLATURE PRESENTATION

hosted by: OFFICE OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

How do you engage with Legislature?

Have you always wanted to know how to meet and talk with your state legislators, how to lobby or how to understand the legislative bill?

Here’s your chance to learn about the Washington State government process!

Come to this presentation facilitated by ODHH’s own Director Deborah O’Willow. The presentation will be in American Sign Language. There will be light refreshments, a slideshow presentation, handouts, and opportunity to role play.

Testimonial from WSAD: Strengthening connection between community and Washington state government.  Through training, each person will become better equipped to lobby, work with their legislators, and have a better understanding of legislation that affects the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing community.

WHEN: Saturday, December 1st, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

WHERE: Lacey Maintenance Center, 1200  College Street SE, Lacey, WA  98516

This workshop will be presented in ASL. PTASL interpreters gladly provided. Please request accommodations by 11/15/18 to Diane Cinney at Diane.Cinney@dshs.wa.gov (360-338-6024 VP)

Participants are asked not to wear perfume or other chemically scented products.