Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


Support Service Provider (SSP) Training

  • June 29, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Walker County Consultation and Evaluation Center 925 Osburn Rd. Chickamauga 30707

This 6-hour FREE workshop will cover the basic requirements and training needed to be an effective SSP, and will cover medical causes of deafblindness, the practice of SSP, and communication with deafblind individuals. Attendees will be able to identify best practices in service provision for deafblind consumers, gain knowledge of guiding techniques and communication strategies for consumers with dual sensory loss, and comprehend medical model definitions of deafblindness.

A one-hour working lunch is included in the workshop. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Partnership Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing!

This workshop will be presented for 0.6 (FREE) CEUs.

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  JUNE 21, 2019
To register, please send an email to:  seinterpretersnetwork@gmail.com

*Interpreters for the Deaf will be available if requested by 6/10/19


TRID Mission Statement

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. promotes excellence in the delivery of interpreting services among diverse users of signed and spoken languages through professional development, networking, advocacy, and standards.



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