Diversity Through the Deaf Lens: Understanding the Deaf Community’s Struggles for Employability
Are you aware of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community’s challenges to find employment? Join us for an introduction and primer on how the Deaf community is exploding into mainstream culture and how you can take advantage of this time now to hire highly motivated workers. Learning Objectives: Understand the challenges Deaf/Hard of hearing people face in every day life and how it impacts employability. Proactively use the resources shared to build connections and support the network to enhance/support diversity efforts as it pertains to the Deaf/Hard of hearing community. Be inspired to make a difference by using the strategies learned as well as building confidence in being allies to the Deaf/Hard of hearing community.
Developing, Supporting, and Recruiting a Diverse Workforce
Amy Stornello, National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology