Disaster Preparedness for Deaf/Hard of Hearing webinar 06/14/19
Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (ODHHS) presents the following training opportunity:
Preparing Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Unexpected Disasters
Where: Online webinar
When: Friday, June 14, 2019
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm CST
Come join this informational webinar with a FEMA employee who is deaf, to learn about the various types of disasters that can affect individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and their access needs. You will be provided with preparedness resources and tips, including how to build an emergency kit! This webinar will increase your level of understanding and preparedness, before a disaster occurs.
About the guest presenter: Robert L. Ferguson, Regional Disability Integration Advisor (RDIA) with the Department of Homeland Security, works with region 6 of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Email [email protected] or call (512) 982-1709 with questions. This webinar will be presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with captions; requests for additional accommodations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the webinar date.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If viewing in a group, please email [email protected] for further instructions.
DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Email: [email protected] | 512-982-1709