Just Released! Two New Training Videos for Deaf-Blind Individuals and Family Members

Date Posted: 08/31/2017

The Helen Keller National Center announces two new training videos for deaf-blind individuals and family members. These videos were developed and are presented by deaf-blind individuals and are fully accessible with captioning and transcripts.

Advocacy in the Deaf-Blind World (ADBW)
This first video provides an introduction to several strategies that have been proven to be successful in advocating for access to one’s environment.

Look for additional advocacy-related videos to be posted in the near future that include the following topics:
  • Communication
  • Laws and the ADA
  • Print Media
  • Transportation
  • Support Service Providers

What is a Support Service Provider (SSP)?
This is the first video in a series that is focused on providing information to deaf-blind individuals who would benefit from accessing SSPs. This first video explains what an SSP does and his/her role.

Look for additional videos that will be posted in the near future that include the following topics:
  • Professional vs Personal SSPs
  • Strategies to advocate for and maintain SSP services

Please visit our website, view our online learning tools, and scroll down to ADBW or Support Service Provider.

For a listing of our online courses, onsite trainings and publications please visit: www.helenkeller.org/hknc/professionallearning.

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