*** CERT TRAINING FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING: ***
There was Emergency Disaster Training for the Deaf held this past weekend at GSLAD.
The training was 20 hours and it was worthwhile learning.
We went over many things that help us prepare in time of disaster.
The CERT Training taught us to do and prepare for:
The attendees at the past weekend training were:
Congratulations to the graduates of the CERT Training! Let's wave hands up in the air!
We want to thank Tim Bunno, Mike Hays, Ron Megert and Matt Nutt for providing the training through the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency and the sponsors, Missouri Commission For Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Greater St. Louis Association of the Deaf and Paraquad
We want to thank our interpreters for their assistance in communications for the 20 hours of training. We appreciate it.
You can see the video that Fox 2 did a story tonight.
You can read the story and click on VIDEO to see the video. It is not captioned.
I will try writing to the station to see if we can get hard copy or let them correct the situation of not providing captioning.
More information upcoming at http://www.deafadvocate.blogspot.com/ in the morning.
There will be another training in Springfield, Missouri next month. (June)
Please contact Kim Davis at MCDHH for more information and registration. Contact: Kim.Davis@mcdhh.mo.gov
Go for it! You will be glad you did get involved!
Community Emergency Response Team
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Emergency Response Team (new group to meet every few months at GSLAD)