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Webinar: ADA National Network Learning Session: Effective Communication in Health Care

Thursday, January 23, 11:30am PT-1:00pm PT PST

Registration: Free on-line at http://adapresentations.org/healthcare/registration.php
Registration closes at midnight, January 22, 2020.

This webinar will review the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws that apply to health care, with a focus on the rights and responsibilities for effective communication for people with hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities in health care settings. Discussion topics will include common auxiliary aids, services, and strategies to ensure effective communication, as well as ADA and local resources for training and technical assistance support.

Learning objectives:

  • This webinar will assist participants in understanding the rights and responsibilities for effective communication for people with hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities in medical settings. Discussion topics will cover:
  • Understanding the applications of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to healthcare.
  • Common auxiliary aids, services, and strategies to ensure effective communication and resources for support.


Presenter:

Michael Richardson is the Director of the Northwest ADA Center and is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Technical Assistance Unit. He provides technical assistance, training, continuing education, and consultation services related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other Federal and State disability laws.