Emergency Awareness and Readiness Services Inc.,(EARS) of Middle TN
is pleased to bring to you the

WHOLE COMMUNITY DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS:
BRIDGING THE GAP WORKSHOP

for People who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing,
and Emergency Responders.

 

You will:
  • learn how to better communicate before, during and after an emergency situation.
  • understand the different challenges of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities and the Emergency Responders during emergency situations.
  • walk away from the workshop knowing that you helped bridge communication barriers, along with knowing what to expect during times of emergency!
 

You will experience:
  • interactive activities,
  • group discussions,
  • emergency scenarios,
  • and the opportunity to network with local emergency responders and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community!
 
Little extras:
  • Lunch will be served
  • ASL Interpreters and Captioning will be provided
  • all of this is FREE!
  • Law enforcement officers: POST approved for 5 hours!
  • Emergency Medical personnel: TN EMS approved for 5 hours!
  

WHEN:
Check-in at 8:30am
Class ends at 2pm


WHERE:

Jackson, TN
Wednesday June 28th, 2017
Jackson Center for Independent Living
1981 Hollywood, Jackson, TN 38305
 
 Chattanooga, TN
Saturday August 19th, 2017
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Dept
921 East 3rd Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
 
Knoxville, TN
Saturday November 11th, 2017
Knoxville Center of the Deaf
3731 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920
  
Memphis, TN
Saturday December 9th, 2017
Shelby County EOC
Peggy Edminstron Admin Building
1075 Mullins Station Road, Rm C-113
Memphis, TN 38134



 Space is limited, so please register early!

Have a question regarding the workshops? Send us an email and we will promptly respond to you! 

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