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Deaf Self Advocacy Training (DSAT) – Train the Trainer sessions in July 2021!

Deaf Self Advocacy Training (DSAT) – Train the Trainer sessions in July 2021!

Train-the-Trainer Sessions

Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT) is a specialized curriculum devoted to teaching individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to self-advocate for effective interpreting services. In addition, the content of the curriculum includes concepts of self-esteem and self-determination, the law, ethics of working with interpreters, video relay interpreting, preparing for self-advocacy, and how to effectively tap resources. The DSAT curriculum was developed by individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or DeafBlind and designed as a peer-led training. DSAT is a curriculum designed to be taught by deaf, hard of hearing and DeafBlind trainers to other deaf, hard of hearing and DeafBlind consumers.

Want to become a Deaf Self-Advocacy (DSAT) Trainer? Are you an individual who is deaf or hard of hearing that has already completed a Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT) consumer session?

Then this opportunity is for you! Participants in this session will need to be already familiar with and have completed training with the DSAT Consumer Curriculum.

This training will be conducted by Amanda Tuite, DSAT Master Trainer, and is designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing wanting to become DSAT consumer trainers.

Sign up below to indicate your availability and your preference of training platform (online, in person in Austin, etc):


  • Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11, 2021
  • Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25, 2021
  • Time: 9:00am-5:00pm CDT

Register here: Registration of Interest link: https://accessvine.typeform.com/to/A4DKlCQy

Cost: Free

Thank you!

DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative & Social Services
Health, Developmental & Independence Services
501 W. 51st St.
P.O. Box 12904
Austin, Texas 78751
Email: [email protected]

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