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Deaf Awareness: Coffee Conversations

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Come together with a warm tea or coffee to learn and ask questions on a variety of topics about Deaf Culture and working with a Deaf student. Each session will be led by Deaf Mentors. ASL/English interpreter services will be available.

Session 3

Misconceptions about Deaf people – Common myths and misconceptions about Deaf people will be addressed. We also encourage you to submit a question in advance that you always wanted to know but were too afraid to ask! Questions will be presented anonymously during the session.

Tuesday, February 27 at 11:45 a.m., 12:30 or 3 p.m. (AST) OR Thursday, February 29 at 11:15 a.m. or 12 p.m. (AST)

When: 3 weekly virtual sessions, sign up for one, two, or all three! Each session is 30 minutes and has multiple time offerings.

Audience: School staff (teachers, support specialists, lunch monitors, duty teachers, etc.) who work with a learner who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing and are interested in increasing their awareness of Deaf Culture.

Meg Stewart, Deaf Mentor
Harry Purney, Deaf Mentor
Chrissy MacNeil, Deaf Mentor

Registration: Registration for this program will close 3 days prior to each session.

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