Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
  • The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is now providing telephone service, loans of print and video materials (online, via UPS or in Nashville, curbside pick-up at the Main Library and Southeast Branch only, until August 5th - due to early voting at branches).
    For Events posted on the Calendar - please contact the sponsor to see if the event has been cancelled before you go.
    If you have questions, call us or email dhoh@nashville.gov.

WHOLE COMMUNITY DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS: BRIDGING THE GAP WORKSHOP

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Knoxville Center of the Deaf
3731 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920
Contact Name: 
EARS
Contact Email: 
Additional Information: 

WHOLE COMMUNITY DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS:
BRIDGING THE GAP WORKSHOP

for People who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing,
and Emergency Responders.

You will:
learn how to better communicate before, during and after an emergency situation.
understand the different challenges of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities and the Emergency Responders during emergency situations.
walk away from the workshop knowing that you helped bridge communication barriers, along with knowing what to expect during times of emergency!

You will experience:
interactive activities,
group discussions,
emergency scenarios,
and the opportunity to network with local emergency responders and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community!

Little extras:
-  Lunch will be served
-  ASL Interpreters and Captioning will be provided all of this is FREE!
-  Law enforcement officers: POST approved for 5 hours!
-  Emergency Medical personnel: TN EMS approved for 5 hours!

Registration:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017EARSworkshops

Region: 
August15
10:00 AM
September19
10:00 AM
October17
10:00 AM