Deaf Leadership International Alliance

DLIA Collaborate

Launched 9/23/2021 to celebrate

Deaf Awareness Month | International Week of Deaf People | International Day of Sign Languages

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DEAF LEADERSHIP INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE (DLIA) PRESENTS


6

ways to

COLLABORATE WITH DEAF* ADULTS IN EARLY INTERVENTION (EI)


1

INFUSE DEAF ADULTS THROUGHOUT THE EI SYSTEM

WHY: TO ENSURE INCLUSION OF DEAF EXPERIENCES

EXAMPLES: DEAF MENTORS, EI COORDINATORS, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

2

INCLUDE DEAF ADULTS WITH DIVERSE EXPERIENCES

WHY: TO REFLECT DIVERSE DEAF EXPERIENCES AND BACKGROUNDS

EXAMPLES: CULTURE, COMMUNICATION MODALITY, HEARING LEVELS

3

INVOLVE DEAF COMMUNITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

WHY: FOR RESOURCES AND SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

EXAMPLES: DEAF SCHOOLS, DEAF-LED ORGANIZATIONS

4

IMMERSE IN DEAF CULTURE

WHY: TO LEARN SIGN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL LIVING SOLUTIONS

EXAMPLES: SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES, DEAF EVENTS


5

IMPLEMENT TRAINING IN EI PROGRAMS

WHY: FOR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

EXAMPLES: DEAF AOTEAROA FIRST SIGNS, SKI-HI DEAF MENTOR PROGRAM

6

IDENTIFY FUNDING

WHY: TO SUPPORT AND SUSTAIN DEAF SERVICES FOR FAMILIES

EXAMPLES: GRANTS, POLICIES


* THE TERM “DEAF” IS AN INCLUSIVE TERM REPRESENTING ALL INDIVIDUALS WITH VARIOUS HEARING LEVELS AND CULTURAL EXPERIENCES.


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