The agenda for this training is as follows:
- Breaking down initial misconceptions about deafness
- Deaf culture 101
- Beyond sound: the Deaf experience
- Inclusivity without sound language
- American Sign Language instruction (introductory and conversational sign, basic fingerspelling)
Deaf Planet Soul serves and empowers the Deaf and Hard of Hearing through programming in job training, childhood literacy, Deaf entrepreneurial development, social events and more. Their long-term goal is to open an all-inclusive community center in Chicago that will give folks the opportunity to create their own businesses, art, music and more.
AAPLD embraces inclusivity in its programs and services. To request accommodations email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-458-6060, ext. 143 at least 7 days in advance.