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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.

Facilitators:
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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