DEAF OUTREACH PROGRAM
June 13, 2014 Harry Barnum, B.A Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator . 714 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19106
The philosophy of independent Living is the individuals who have Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf- Blind (hearing Impairment disabilities) should have the same civil rights and equal opportunities as do non- disabled people having control of their own lives.
Independent Living provides • Independent Living teaches you how speak out for yourself and how exert power to get what you need. • • • •
Speak out Training program like literacy, daily living skills Provide assistance with helping
Deaf Advocacy â€˘ LRI advocates for Deaf , Hard of hearing , and Deaf-Blind people to ensure they receive the communication access they need. We do this on an individual basis and by working for legislative and policy changes.
Important things to remember.. Deaf Outreach & Advocacy
DEAF COMMUNITY Deaf /Blind & Low vision community
DEAF/HARD OF HEARING MAINSTREAM SCHOOL
HEALTH CARE SERVICE DEAF
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE OF DEAF HARD OF HEARING