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Is Communication Access in a Workplace or other Setting Challenging for you? 9/30/14 – Austin

Is Communication Access in a Workplace or other Setting Challenging for you? – Austin area

Listen up! Here are questions for you all.

Are you comfortable to discuss your communication needs with your employer or your doctor?

What about requesting an accommodation (i.e., an interpreter or communication access realtime translation (CART)) in your workplace?

Is this an employer’s obligation to provide a reasonable accommodation?

If at least one of the above answers is either no or “don’t know”, come to our training to find out and to have fun learning. The training would increase your knowledge of your rights and to empower yourself as an employee, job seeker, or consumer/patient, who is deaf or hard of hearing. Here are two dates for you to choose whenever works for you.

Tuesday afternoon, September 30, 2014
2:00pm to 4:00 pm
Or Tuesday evening, September 30, 2014
6:30pm to 8:30pm

1016 La Posada Drive, Suite 142
Austin, Texas 78752
(Bus Route: 320-ST. JOHNS)

Light Refreshments will be provided

Brian Determan, an ASL-user deaf individual, serves as Deafness Resource Specialist, through Communication Axess Ability Group, for a program funded by Texas DARS (Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services) – Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. He works with various agencies and service providers regarding their access obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act. His training will empower deaf and hard of hearing individuals with knowledge of their civil rights and how to self-advocate.

For a request of accommodation (Communication Access Realtime Translation or voice interpreter) or more information, contact Brian Determan, Deafness Resource Specialist, 512-481-7707 V/VP or [email protected] by 12 noon, Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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