Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following training opportunity:
Assistive Technology for People with Hearing Loss
Presenters: Rose Aird Minette, Communication Access Specialist and Olivia Rains, Assistive Technology Specialist
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6301162988206524163
Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time: 10:00- 11:30am CST
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.
Once you register at the link above, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to access the webinar. If you have questions about the registration process, or about the webinar, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (512) 982-1709.
Audio access is via your computer speakers; real-time captioning (CART) will be provided. If you do not have computer speakers or, need a sign language interpreter via VP, call the number provided by the GoToWebinar system.
Requests for accommodations other than CART, must be received at least two weeks in advance of the webinar date.
Participants may earn 0.15 DHHS General Studies CEUs by taking a pre-test, attending the entire session, and taking a post-test. Links to the pre- and post- tests will be included in registration confirmation and follow up emails.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Rose Aird Minette has a severe hearing loss and has worked for the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services since 1995.
Olivia Rains is an Assistive Technology and Marketing Specialist at University of Texas, Austin. Olivia brings to Texas Technology Access Program marketing and assistive technology demonstrations, referrals and resource outreach to Texans. She has life experience of having hearing loss, as well as experience with technology assessment the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services state program for 7 years in Austin. Olivia has served a 30-county area of people with all levels of hearing loss and of all ages, providing technology assistance and resources.
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