Effective Communication with Deaf Offenders in Corrections and Law Enforcement

Tuesday, June 9, 2020


Corrections and Law Enforcement personnel have unique issues in providing effective communication to Deaf and Hard of Hearing offenders. Deaf offenders in custody of local, county, or state facilities, or under post-release supervision by corrections, have as full and equal enjoyment of its services, privileges, facilities, advantages, and accommodations as non-Deaf offenders. The presenter will discuss experiences with ADA compliance in the corrections and law enforcement environment. Topics addressed will include technology, security, privacy, and training.

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Robin Ahern LCSW, Philadelphia Department of Prisons