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Deaf Self-Advocacy Training

Deaf Self-Advocacy Training

The Deaf Self-Advocacy Training is devoted to teaching Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind individuals to self-advocate for effective interpreting services. The content of the curriculum includes concepts of self-esteem and self-determination, the law, ethics of working with interpreters, video relay interpreting, preparing for self-advocacy, and how to effectively tap resources.  There are 7 modules in the training.

  • Module 1 – Advocating for Yourself and Others
  • Module 2 – Self-Esteem & Self Determination
  • Module 3 – Working with Interpreters
  • Module 4 – Ethics of Working with Interpreters
  • Module 5 – Interpreting Services Using Video Technology
  • Module 6 – Preparing for Self-Advocacy
  • Module 7 – Utilizing Resources for Action
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