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Adult CPR/AED class for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

RespondBy | Apr.21, 2010 | Filed in: Training

The American Red Cross in partnership with the Hearing Loss Association of Houston and Texas Arrhythmia Institute is holding an Adult CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Automated external defibrillator) class for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing on Saturday, April 24th from 8am to 12:30pm.

There will be interpreters there who are volunteering their time. The class will be at Red Cross Chapter Headquarters at 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77098. It’s just south of Kirby on I-59.

Interpreter interns will also be present to help with registration and skill practice and demonstration.

When:
Saturday, April 24th
8am to 12:30pm

Where:
Red Cross Chapter Headquarters
2700 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77098


About

Billy Koch, a deaf professional who works in the IT industry, currently works for The Methodist Hospital System for MITIE as a IT Project Coordinator. Billy has over 15 years of IT experience behind him. Billy is the son of a deaf parents, and has a deaf brother as well. He grew up in a mainstream program with no deaf education program. He was first exposed to the deaf culture when he attended Gallaudet University for his Bachelors from 91-96. Billy has a MBA from West Texas A&M, and is currently the Executive Director of Greater Houston Deaf Connections, a non-profit organizations that focuses on education, advocacy, and support for deaf and hard of hearing people. He is an aspiring guy who wants to also educate the community of what they can do and what they can achieve.


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