Effective Communication with Deaf Offenders in Corrections and Law Enforcement

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone


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.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
Certificate of Attendance 2


Robin Ahern, LCSW, Philadelphia Department of Prisons

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.