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NCIEC Deaf Self-Advocacy Webinar January 14


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 Deaf Self-Advocacy Training webinar

The Importance of Deaf Self-Advocacy Training: New Second Edition Curriculum Overview

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Deaf Self-Advocacy Training webinar

The Importance of Deaf Self-Advocacy Training: New Second Edition Curriculum Overview


Webinar Co-Sponsored by NIEC and NURIEC


Date: January 14, 2013

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm (Eastern)

Presenter: Lillian Garcia Peterkin, CDI, was born to Puerto Rican parents in New Haven, Connecticut. She is a graduate of the American School for theDeaf and holds her BA in ASL/English Interpreting.  Lillian

serves as the Communication & Outreach Coordinator for the National Interpreter Education Center.  She is a skilled facilitator and serves as project manage
r for the NCIEC DSAT Curriculum Second Edition and Deaf-Blind adaptation projects. She is active across all NCIEC national initiatives. Lillian is an interpreter educator and master trainer for the NCIEC Deaf Self-Advocacy initiative. In her work prior to joining the NCIEC, Lillian spent ten years as coordinator of interpreting services in Massachusetts and Connecticut, providing supervision, outreach, mentorship, and education to interpreters.


Summary: Once of the most challenging and exciting projects undertaken by the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers has been the development of a specialized curriculum devoted to Deaf Self-Advocacy.  This is the first time in the thirty-year history of the federal Training of Interpreters Program that the Rehabilitation services Administration has designated consumer education a priority. The curriculum was developed and pilot tested between 2005-2010.  Excellent feedback from the pilot, master trainers and consumer participants informed the content and format of the new Second Edition. Please join the National Interpreter Education Center and the Regional Interpreter education Center at Northeastern University for this webinar, an overview of the new DSAT  Curriculum.

Target Audience: VR professionals, interpreters, and interested others.

RID approved CMP and ACET sponsor


All webinars are offered for 0.1 CEUs or ACET credits in the Content Area of Professional Studies and have an Instruction level of None. The Regional Interpreter Education Center at Northeastern University (NURIEC) is approved by the RID CMP to sponsor Continuing Education Activities. The NURIEC is funded by the U.S

. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration, Interpreter Training Grant #H160A010004.


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The National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers are six centers funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, CFDA #H160A and H160B to expand and enhance the effectiveness of the interpreting workforce. For more information, click on the center name to visit their website:


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