Wise Wedesday Webinars:
DeafBlind History, People, and Language
with Keith Clark
This training will cover DeafBlind history, people, and language. Participants will learn about Seattle and Lighthouse’s role in evolution of DeafBlind community. We will discuss protactile, an emerging language of DeafBlind, and how it leads to increased access to information. The concept of autonomy and distantism will be analyzed to better understand how we can support DeafBlind individuals and communitites to thrive. Lastly, we will understand how to maintain access while also staying healthy and safe through the global pandemic.
Learning Objectives (Info, tools, and skills attendees will receive):
- Lighthouse services and part in history- link to Lighthouse websites and contact information
- Protactile language- link to seven principles (text and video) and current research
- Distantism- Link to article by John Lee Clark
- CDC guidelines for when it is not possible to maintain social distance
Do you require an accommodation, materials in alternate format or have inquiries about accessibility in this event? If so, please reach out to [email protected] no later than 5pm Friday prior to this webinar. Due to the short turnaround of our webinar series we are unable to accommodate same day requests. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.
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There are no refunds for those that do not attend the scheduled webinar. If you do miss the webinar, we will provide you with a code to access the next webinar free.
Good news, this webinar has been pre-approved for 2 hours of APSE CESP continuing education (CE).
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