Interpreter Services are delivered to an individual face to face to support them in integrating more full with community-based activities or employment. Interpreter services may be delivered in a participant’s home or in a community setting. These may include:
- Attendance at Service Plan meetings
- Communication with Support Coordinator
- Communication with provider
- Communication with Fiscal Intermediary
The CAU interpreter provides training to staff members and is able to assist those members who are hard of hearing, deaf or nonverbal.
Staff at CAU may complete an 8-week course on basic ASL signs and novice communication. At the end of the series, staff is taught approximately 200 signs. They are also educated on communication through different methods including American Sign Language, gestures, writing, lip reading, etc. to be able to understand and convey messages and conversations. Follow up to these courses include quarterly sign language forums for staff members to refresh their skills.
For members of CAU or people in the community who are interested in learning ways to communicate, Sign Language Club is offered once a month. It is designed to teach basic ASL signs and novice communications as well as finger spelling and important emergency signs.
For more information or to speak with a member of our Information & Referral team, contact us at 908-354-3040 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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