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Sign Language Interpreting and Video Remote Interpreting in Medical Settings


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
2:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. EST


Cost: Free


Format: Webinar


Where: Online/Web-based


Sponsored By:

ADA Audio Conference Series
from the Great Lakes ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network

Description:

Communication is a critical element when interacting with medical professionals and providers whether it is in the doctor or dentist office or in a hospital setting. Often individuals who are deaf are denied effective communication based on a lack of understanding of the requirements or a concern about the cost of providing necessary services. Technology has expanded the options available for communicating with individuals who are deaf but it is not a situation of “one size fits all” and there are many variables that can go into whether or not one method of providing access to a sign language interpreter is more effective than another. Join this session for a discussion of these issues and to learn more about the resources that are available to assist an entity meet their effective communication obligations.



Registration:

Deadline to Register - April 16, 2018

To register, go to https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ADA-Audio/session/?id=110668

Sessions are 90 minutes in length unless otherwise noted. The webinar is free, but advance registration is required. Continuing Education Recognition available: Certificate of Attendance; ACTCP: 1.5 credit hours.

All webinar sessions are scheduled from 2:00-3:30 p.m. (90 minute sessions) in the Eastern Time Zone (ET). Real-time Captioning via the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform. All sessions will have a written transcript as well as a digital recording of the session archived after the event.

Contact For More Information:


Great Lakes ADA Center
Phone: 877-232-1990 (toll free) or 312-413-1407 (v/tty)
Email: webinars@accessibilityonline.org
Fax: 312-413-1856
Web: ADA Audio Conference Series
(accessibilityonline.org/ADA-Audio/schedule)


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