Are you an interpreter or a professional and want to learn about the DeafBlind Community? Join CHS for our first workshop “Falling Into the DeafBlind World”.

Learning Objectives:
• Experience various types of vision loss through simulation activities
• Learn the four major groups of DeafBlind consumer communication
• Identify the appropriate types of communication for effective interpreting and when to use them.
• Contrast the duties and responsibilities of Support Service Provider (SSP}/Co-Navigator (CN} and Interpreter
• Illustrate sighted guide techniques used when working with DeafBlind individuals
• Learn the lexical variation within the DeafBlind community and etiquette when working with the DeafBlind consumers
• Learn to enhance a DeafBlind person’s experience by providing visual information.

Workshop is presented in ASL. No voice interpreting will be provided.

0.4 RID CEUs offered {$40}

If you do not want CEUs, the workshop is FREE

Anixter Center Training Institute is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.4 CEUs at the “some knowledge needed” level.

For Tactile ASL interpreting or accommodations, requests must be made by May 1st. Contact Jason Weiland: or call 312.957.4865

Questions? Please contact Jason at