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Deaf Self Advocacy Training & Train the Trainer sessions – July & August 2021

Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT)

Consumer Training AND Train-the-Trainer Sessions

Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT)

Consumer Training AND Train-the-Trainer Sessions

More details: https://www.nad.org/dsat/

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 complete the Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT) consumer session?

Want to become a Deaf Self-Advocacy (DSAT) Trainer? (Participants in this session will need to be already familiar with and have completed training with the DSAT Consumer Curriculum.)

These trainings 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. If you have already completed DSAT, sign up for the Train the Trainer session! If you have not yet completed DSAT, sign up for both sessions!

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

Dates:

DSAT Consumer Training Session:
Saturday, July 24, 2021 and Sunday, July 25, 2021

DSAT Train the Trainer Session:
Date: Saturday, August 14, 2021 and Sunday, August 15, 2021

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm CDT

Register here: Registration of Interest link

Cost: Free

Thank you! Let us know if you have any questions.
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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