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Free DHHS webinars for hard of hearing consumers and service providers!

Free DHHS webinars for hard of hearing consumers and service providers!

The HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is pleased to offer these free webinars for service providers and consumers who are hard of hearing.  Participants are welcome to join one or all of the webinars, which will be held at 6:00 – 7:30 pm CST.  These webinars will be presented in spoken English; real-time captioning (CART) will be provided for all the sessions.

About the presenter: Rose Aird Minette, Communication Access Specialist, has a severe hearing loss and has provided services to Texans who are hard of hearing since 1995.

Programs offered by the HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Time: 6:00-7:30pm CST

This session will cover the 11 programs the state of Texas offers for people who are hard of hearing or deaf.

Register here!

Communication Strategies for People with Hearing Loss

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 6:00-7:30pm CST

This webinar will include practical information for the workplace, medical and community settings.

Register here!

Assistive Technology for People with Hearing Loss

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

This webinar will expose attendees to a variety of devices which may assist them in the workplace or in community activities. The session will not cover hearing aid technology, but rather, will touch on other types of equipment for people who are hard of hearing.

Register here!

Register separately for each session, and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to access the webinar.  If you have questions about the registration process, or about the webinars, email your questions to [email protected] or call (512) 982-1709.

Audio access is via your computer speakers. If you do not have computer speakers or, need a sign language interpreter via VP, call 877-226-9790, access code 3799711, to connect to the conference line.

Requests for accommodations other than CART, must be received at least two weeks in advance of the webinar date.

DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative & Social Services
Health, Developmental & Independence Services
4900 North Lamar Blvd.
P.O. Box 12904
Austin, Texas 78751
[email protected]  | 512-982-1709

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