Working Together: Deaf and Hearing People A Workshop for Employers

If you have hired deaf or hard-of-hearing employees in your organization, or if that’s an area you want to explore, Working Together: Deaf and Hearing People is an excellent resource for you. This two-and-one-half-hour, award-winning workshop is conducted by employment professionals from the NTID Center on Employment to help create a workplace environment for both deaf and hearing workers that encourages communication and helps all employees realize their full potential.

Through hands-on activities, small group discussions and specially designed materials, the workshop presenters will create a fun, comfortable and engaging atmosphere in which these topics will be covered:

  • Understanding Hearing Loss
  • Communication on the Job
  • Strategies to Help You Integrate Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Employees into the Workplace
  • Accommodations for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Employees

Who should attend Working Together?

  • Supervisors or co-workers of deaf and hard-of-hearing employees
  • Human resource staff and recruiters
  • Equal employment opportunity, diversity and disability hiring professionals

Request a workshop

To inquire about on-site workshops or tailoring training to your organization's needs, contact the NTID Center on Employment at ntidcoe@rit.edu, by phone at 585-475-6219 (voice/videophone), by fax at 585-475-7570, or fill out our online request form.