Courses


Courses


We are happy to custom design courses to meet your specific needs.  The following two courses provide\ comprehensive information to help you satisfy your accessibility obligations.


ADA Deaf/Sensitivity Training

(Basic Course)

Description: This basic course addresses types and causes of hearing loss, misconceptions about communications, and other factors that impose barriers to programs and services for individuals with hearing loss. It deals with communication strategies, auxiliary aids and services, as well as legal mandates for effectively communicating with persons who have LEP (Limited English Proficiency), especially those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late deafened, or Deaf/Blind.  


Objectives:
 
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

    • Demonstrate communication strategies.
    • Demonstrate proper us, trouble shooting, and documentation of auxiliary aids and services.
    • List ADA requirements for language access.
    • List LEP resources, especially for those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Late deafened, or Deaf/Blind.

Are You Ready?

(Advanced Course)

Description: This is comprehensive training designed for Managers and Supervisors. It addresses legal mandates and responsibilities for communication access,   policy review, and assessment, as well as other pertinent criteria needed to develop effective communication procedures.  

Objectives: Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

    • Demonstrate communication strategies.
    • Demonstrate proper us, trouble shooting, and documentation of auxiliary aids and services.
    • List ADA requirements for language access.
    • List LEP resources, especially for those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Late deafened, or Deaf/Blind.


Upcoming Courses

___ Disability Etiquette

____ Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Basics 

___ The Role of An ADA Coordinator

___ ADA Amendments Act

___ How to How to Use an interpreter

___ Reasonable Accommodations

____ ADA and Service Animals…What Every Business Should Know.

____ Understanding Effective Communication…JCAHO, OCR, ADA  Requirements

___ What are Auxiliary Aids and Services?

___ A Model Program for Serving Deaf/Hard of Hearing Inmates

____  Are You Ready: Comprehensive Compliance Training for Managers/Supervisors

____ ADA / Deaf Sensitivity Training: Basic Course for Peace Officers

____ ADA / Deaf Sensitivity Training: Basic Course for Emergency Responders

____ ADA / Deaf Sensitivity Training: Basic Course for Healthcare Practioners

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