We empower Deaf and Hard of Hearing Government Employees

We resolve & overcome communication barriers, accessibility issues and promote a fully inclusive work environment through networking and fostering professional growth.

Knowledge and Training Webinar Schedule:

Upcoming webinars: 

There will not be any webinars in July, stay tuned for future announcements!

Past webinars:

March 24: Microsoft Teams and Translator Session by Mr. Halstead (Powerpoint Link) | (Recorded Webinar)  - Sponsored by Microsoft

March 31: Telework Etiquette by DOD CAP: (Powerpoint Link) - Sponsored with Technical Solutions by ZVRS

April 7: How to Optimize Participation in Virtual Meetings by Gallaudet University's Technology Access Program - Christian Vogler (Powerpoint Link) - Sponsored by Deaf Access Solutions (DAS) 

April 14: Utilizing Interpreters in Video Platforms by Sorenson, FedRelay, and Deaf Access Solutions - Sponsored by Deaf Access Solutions, Sorenson and Sprint FedRelay Presenters' POC

April 21: "Managing Your Well-Being" by Dr. Judith Mounty, LCSW LLC - Sponsored by Deaf Access Solutions

April 28: "COVID-19: FCC & Accessible Emergency Communications and Notifications" by FCC Suzy Rosen-Singleton, Debra Patkin, and April Jackson

May 5:  "Coronvirus Pandemic and Your Personal Finances Part 1" by Mark Apodaca with CSD - (Powerpoint Link)  | Recorded Session

May 12: "Self-Advocacy" by Greg Hlibok , Chief Legal Officer, ZVRS and Purple-Sponsored by ZVRS and Purple 

May 19: "Your Thrift Savings Plan and Your Personal Finances Part II" by Mark Apodaca with CSD (Powerpoint Link)  | Recorded Session

June 2: "The National Association for the Deaf's (NAD) Coronavirus Guidelines" by Howard Rosenblum

June 9: "FEMA's Role in Communication Access" by Gay Jones and Aaron Kubey, Communication Access Specialists with FEMA 

June 16: "Six Stages of Grief" with the Deaf Counseling Center - Link

June 23: Finance Webinar with J. Cooper Simmerman, Financial Consultant -  Link

June 30: Maryland Relay Program  (Powerpoint Link)  | RCC Flyer


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Upcoming events

  • Next Webinar: CSD's Coronvirus Pandemic and Your Finances Part 1 - May 5th at 12pm to 1pm.

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