What’s New

Deaf Specialists


April 2016

4/2:  NAD Youth Day Event - Phoenix Day School for the Deaf (For more information, contact Melissa Huber at:  [email protected])

March 2016

3/5:  ACDHH teamed up with Arizona Association of the Deaf and hosted NAD Legislative Advocacy Training Workshop with guest speaker, Kim Bianco-Majeri.

3/7:  Specialists provided sensitivity training at the Domestic Violence Collaborators Meeting.

3/10:  Specialists participated in the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Reception and Care Center exercise.  The purpose of the exercise is to test Emergency Management first responders capability to receive, check for contamination and register Deaf and Hard of Hearing evacuees during a radiological release.

3/11:  Deaf Specialists attended the 25th Annual Alzheimer's Association Conference.

3/22-3/23:  Specialists provided back-to-back Public Safety trainings to Mesa Fire & Medical Department.

3/29:  Specialists provided sensitivity training to City of Phoenix employees as a part of ACDHH's ongoing partnership with City of Phoenix.

3/30:  Phoenix College students were led by ACDHH staff on a tour of ACDHH facility with on-site demonstration of various programs and services.

February 2016

2/2:  Specialists provided sensitivity training to Arizona Department of Health Services Office of Human Rights advocates.

2/12:  Staff represented ACDHH at the 5th Annual African American Symposium on Disabilities.

2/13:  In celebration of Black Deaf History Month, ACDHH hosted an event at Phoenix Day School for the Deaf with three guest speakers: Talila A. Lewis, Tim Albert and Albert J. Couthen.

2/27:  Deaf Specialists staffed ACDHH booth at the 1st Annual Phoenix Suns Disability Expo & Awareness event.

January 2016

1/13:  Specialists provided ADA and Licensure training to Apache ASL Trails residents.

1/14:  Specialists provided sensitivity training to City of Phoenix employees as a part of ACDHH's ongoing partnership with City of Phoenix.

1/22:  Specialists provided healthcare training to Pima Community College nursing students.

 

Public Healthcare Services Survey

Calling all Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind Arizonans! We are currently researching effective communication in Arizona Hospitals. Please take five minutes to complete a short survey that will help us help you! The survey can be taken here: Public Healthcare Survey. For an ASL version of the survey, watch the video below.

ASL Public Healthcare Survey