3 Credit Hours
The skills intensive course provides students with an overview of various cultural and contextual considerations when working with people who are d/Deaf and differently-abled. Groups covered include but are not limited to DeafBlind, Deaf+Intellectual differences, Deaf+physical differences, and Deaf+learning differences. Course content includes an overview of professionalism, ethics, credentialing, equivalent message, vocabulary, register choice, linguistic adaptations, and other industry standards related to this specialized setting.