01sep5:00 pm8:00 pmDeafBlind VRI 1010.3 PS5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT Virtual Workshop - ZoomCategory:GMN Provided/Sponsored By: This program is provided by ASLIS and is supported by grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division.
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CT
Virtual Workshop - Zoom
ASL (No English Interpretation)
$30 for Minnesota Metro
FREE for Interpreters who reside in Greater Minnesota Regions
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All workshop registrations are final. No refunds.
0.3 Professional Studies
ASLIS is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for a total of 0.3 PS CEUs at Some Content Knowledge Level.
(THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR MINNESOTA RESIDENTS ONLY) The workshop will discuss the importance
(THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR MINNESOTA RESIDENTS ONLY)
The workshop will discuss the importance of interpreters’ role for the DeafBlind community in any kind of setting. The DeafBlind community has unique needs to consider and specific accommodations that ensure smooth communication. This workshop will educate working interpreters and review DeafBlind and low vision Deaf culture and discuss different types of oppression terms (Vidism, Distantism, Audism) that may be happening during their daily lives. Kevin will show the tools how to work with DeafBlind people (for example, getting their attention, showing how to interpreting in ASL, LV/CV, TASL and PTL, showing a few basic ProTactile strategies, and some more).
- Describe 5 key differences between Deaf and DeafBlind cultures
- Define and differentiate Audism, Vidism, and Distantism
- Analyze interpreting scenarios and identify examples of audism, vidism, and distantism
- Able to interpreting the same sentence/story/presentation into ASL, LV/CV, TASL, PTL by using their code switching skills.
- Apply basic ProTactile, Touch to get attention, and attitude skills to communicate with DeafBlind consumers
- Define and differentiate: Interpreter and CoNavigator/Support Service Provider
ASLIS virtual workshops are NOT recorded for later viewing.
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Kevin Richmond is DeafBlind and is the founder and owner of American Sign Language and DeafBlind Consulting Services, LLC. He is a sought after lecturer who has given numerous presentations and trainings for the UVM Medical Center and elsewhere about the DeafBlind experience and how to work with Deaf/Hard of Hearing/DeafBlind patients. Kevin is also a former full-time lecturer at the University of Vermont in the ASL Program.
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This program is provided by ASLIS and is supported by grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division.