Deaf and HoH consumers say
“doctor say no. can’t afford interpreter”
“i stay hosptial. i wait for interpreter show up. no interpreter”
“i not want argue with doctor. i see primary doctor will get interpreter”
“Hey, this doctor refused to provide me an interpreter simple because I can read and write. This is serious medical appointment. I need an interpreter. What do I need to do?”
“doctor say bring my mom or family help interpret”
“got email from employer say I have job interview. he not know I am deaf. Do do”
“what does essential functions mean for the job with or w/o reasonable accommodations?
Monthly Schedule from 1-3pm:
March 24,2010 ~“What Do You Know About ADA?”
April 28th, 2010~ “Job Discrimination! Do Do?”
May 26, 2010~ “You Say I Bring My Mom to Interpret?”
June 23, 2010 ~“Disclosing Disability-When to Disclose”
July 28, 2010 ~TBA
August 25, 2010~TBA
Presenter: Jana Bielfeldt, Deafness Resource Specialist
Where: Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center
(at Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church)
9920 Long Point Road
Houston, Texas 77002
Presentations will be presented in ASL. If you need an accommodation, including CART, please contact Jana at DeafnessRS6B@dars.state.tx.us or VP 832.431.3844 at least 3 business days prior to each training. Accommodation requests of less time cannot be guaranteed.
ADA Training (PDF). If you cannot open the PDF file, pease provide your mailing address and I’d be happy to mail you a copy. As I give presentation, each topic will into fun, interactive and challenge for the deaf, hoh and hearing individuals. Activities will be offered such as TV Style quizzes, multiple choices lists, role play activities, group discussions, break down into group activities. and last, provide handouts to take home as well. My goal not to bored the consumers but to motivate and empower the consumers becoming self advocate and understand their rights.
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