Disaster Preparedness for Deaf/Hard of Hearing webinar 06/14/19

Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (ODHHS) presents the following training opportunity:

Preparing Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Unexpected Disasters

Where: Online webinar

When: Friday, June 14, 2019

Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm CST

REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9165770121178063618

Come join this informational webinar with a FEMA employee who is deaf, to learn about the various types of disasters that can affect individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and their access needs. You will be provided with preparedness resources and tips, including how to build an emergency kit! This webinar will increase your level of understanding and preparedness, before a disaster occurs.

About the guest presenter: Robert L. Ferguson, Regional Disability Integration Advisor (RDIA) with the Department of Homeland Security, works with region 6 of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Email dhhs.webinar@hhsc.state.tx.us or call (512) 982-1709 with questions. This webinar will be presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with captions; requests for additional accommodations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the webinar date.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If viewing in a group, please email dhhs.webinar@hhsc.state.tx.us for further instructions.

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Thank you!

DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative & Social Services
Health, Developmental & Independence Services
501 W. 51st St..
P.O. Box 12904
Austin, Texas 78751
dhhs.webinar@hhsc.state.tx.us | 512-982-1709

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