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Sign Support Professional

Provided by: Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

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Service Description

Assists d/Deaf, Deafened, Deaf-Blind, Deaf-Plus or Hard of Hearing individuals who require additional ASL language support. SSPs assess the needs of learners to help improve their communication skills. SSPs help people to build relationships with friends, families, professionals, and others.

Services that may be provided:

  • Helping individuals communicate with others
  • Teaching ASL to clients connected to SDHH
  • Providing awareness training
  • Adapting learning materials to a person’s abilities
  • Creating opportunities to empower people to become more independent
  • Hosting community events to promote inclusion
  • Recognizing and respecting individual supports required
  • Advocating with and for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing clients and the community

Eligibility

d/Deaf, Deafened, Deaf-Blind, Deaf-Plus or Hard of Hearing individuals who require additional ASL language support

Application Process

Contact a Sign Support Professional staff member:

Krissy Haines (Saskatoon)
E-mail: krissy@sdhhs.com

Rae-Mairi Richardson (Regina)
E-mail: raemairi@sdhhs.com

Fees

None

Service Website

www.sdhhs.com/2020/12/11/sign-support-professional/

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www.facebook.com/SDHHSinc/

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Coverage Area

Regina, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Languages Offered

English, American Sign Language

SDHHS Regina

Address

2343 Broad Street
Regina SK  S4P 1Y9

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon), 12:30 - 4:00 pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

Skype: reginasdhhsipad

Facetime: sdhhsapple2@icloud.ca

Fax: 306-757-3253

TTY: 306-352-3323

Toll-Free: 1-800-667-6575

Business Line: 306-352-3323

Regina

Website

www.sdhhs.com

Email

regina@sdhhs.com

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