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Free Workshop for Parents on Advocating for Their Child with a Disability: March 2, 2013

Providing Access to Healthcare

proudly presents

Me? An Advocate

Empowering Parents to successfully navigate advocating for their child with a disability

in medical, educational and community settings.

Presented by

Jillian Anderson

Jillian Anderson is a national certified interpreter and has parentworked in the field since August of 2000, when she graduated with an undergraduate degree in ASL. She has experience as an educational interpreter, a VRS interpreter and trainer, a freelance community Interpreter (medical, community events, religious ceremonies and services), teaching ASL in both formal and informal settings, leading sign choirs and doing private mentoring for new graduates in the interpreting field.

Jillian has 5 children and the oldest two are both deaf, she is passionate about teaching others how to communicate with them and how to advocate for their own children with unique needs. Her husband is an Active Duty Marine and they are currently living aboard Quantico.

When:            Saturday March 2, 2013


Cost:               FREE

Where:           Lorton Community Library

9520 Richmond Highway

Lorton, VA 22079-2124



ASL and Spoken Spanish interpreters will be provided

PLEASE NOTE: Additional accommodations or specialized interpreting needs must be requested by 02/22/2013


Providing Access to Healthcare for the Deaf Community is funded by a grant from the Potomac Health Foundation.


Beth Klein, Owner
Employment Solutions for Deaf & Hard of Hearing, LLC
866-240-4573 voice
540-242-9177 fax

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