National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC) – Austin
Participants will gain a stronger understanding of how to advocate for themselves, develop higher self esteem, understand the interpreter’s role, and how to advocate for communication access services.
The target audience includes individuals who are
deaf or hard of hearing and use sign language to
communicate and are:
• Vocational rehabilitation clients;
• High School transition age students;
• Adult basic education students; or
• Other individuals wanting to learn advocacy strategies for communication access in a variety of settings.
Training Date & City
June 27-28, 2013 – Austin, Texas
This is a 2 day training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.
The training is limited to 15 participants.
Training site: The training location will be provided after registration is received.
Advanced registration is required. This training is free and limited to 15 participants who use sign language to communicate. To register by email send
1) your name,
2) mailing address,
3) phone number, and
4) email address,
5) type “DSAT Austin” in the subject line, to [email protected]
Registration confirmation will be sent to your email. If you do not have access to email, and/or need an accommodation to access this course, call 512-410-1387 (VP).
This session is sponsored by the DARS – Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.
The DSAT project is a collaborative effort to create a self-advocacy training for communication access services. The project team consists
of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC), Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD), and T.S. Writing Services, in collaboration with Digiterp Communications and D.E.West Studios.
The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers are funded from 2010-2015 by the US Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration. CFDA #84.160.A and #84.160B, Training of Interpreters for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind.
This session will be provided in sign language.
DARS Inquiries: 1-800-628-5115 ext. 3250 http://www.dars.state.tx.us/dhhs