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Unsure of how to communicate with a person with a disability? What is the proper etiquette when meeting with a person who is hard of hearing or visually impaired? These helpful hints might be useful to you. If you have others that you would like to see posted here or comments about these, please Contact Us to let us know!


Link to our selection of Communication Tip Sheets!

 

Deaf Related Information Packet - Effective communication with deaf people, how to use interpreters, assistive technology for deaf persons and much more can be found in this brief guide prepared by Brenda Schertz for the Baxter Compensation Authority Board. You can download this document as a PDF file or a Microsoft Word file.

Basic Etiquette - This is from the National Center on Workforce and Disability/Employer Information office.This site provides basic etiquette for communicating with persons with disabilities in the workplace.
http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=106

 

Job Interview Guidelines - This is from the National Center on Workforce and Disability/Employer Information office. It offers employers suggestions when interviewing someone with a disability.
http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=2&subcat_id=14

 

Talking to or About a Person with a Disability - This is from the National Center on Workforce and Disability/Employer Information office.The words we use to describe one another can have an impact on how welcome we make people feel. The following are guidelines for talking with, and about, a person with a disability.
http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=14&subcat_id=14

 

Training Guide for Supporting Persons with Disabilities - This web-based, self-paced course was developed for the staff of One-Stop centers, but should be easily adapted for customer service training in other sectors. Registration is free and the course can be taken, complete or in part, at any time.
http://www.wiawebcourse.org

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