5 Things to Know About People Who Are Deaf, Deaf Blind, or Hard of Hearing

Event Date/Time: 

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
12:30 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT




This is a 30 minute session.  NOTE times are EASTERN STANDARD TIME.

What is it like to be Deaf? How can we communicate effectively with someone who is Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind (D/HH/DB)? Chelsea Tobin Paulson, Deaf/Hard of Hearing Role Model Coordinator at Lifetrack in St. Paul, Minnesota, will discuss some of the top things everyone should know about the D/HH/DB population. What is Deaf Culture? What are some tips on interacting with someone who is D/HH/DB? How do they interact with one another? Join us for this 30 minute session to learn more!

  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • Real-Time American Sign Language (ASL) video feed will be available through the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • Real-time captioning will be available through the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • A telephone conference option will also available should you choose not to use the webinar platform.
  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available in the Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing

From the Sponsor: 

Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic ADA Center


Architects/Contractors, Business, Employer, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government


Education, Emergency Preparedness, Employment (ADA Title I), Facility Access, General ADA Information, Hospitality, Public Accommodations (ADA Title III), State and Local Government (ADA Title II), Technology (Accessible), Telecommunication (ADA Title IV)





Registration Deadline: 

Thursday, April 12, 2018