Deaf Independent Living
Assoc., Inc. (DILA) and Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) have teamed up
again to host their two day 2nd Annual Deaf Blind Conference. The
conference will kick off on Thursday, September 27 at 3:00 pm - 6:00
pm with a pre-conference presentation by HKNC in collaboration with
Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) on “Emergency Preparedness for the
Deaf-Blind.” Then on Friday, September 28 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm “Preparedness:
Life Span Planning for Individuals who are Deaf-Blind” workshops will be
held. Presenters will include HKNC, Bay Area Center for Independent
Living (BACIL), Maryland Dept. of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), Maryland
Relay, MEMA and a few others. Topics will include preparedness for
emergencies, preparing for employment, preparing for aging and much more!
Breakfast and Lunch is provided on Friday, September 28. Vendors will be
available to provide resources.
On-line Registration ONLY. Registration deadline is September 21,
2018. To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dila-hkncs-2nd-annual-deaf-blind-conference-tickets-49491663899. Interpreters available upon
request. When registering please let us know if you need any additional
accommodations such as dietary needs.
Thank you for our sponsors Risk Placement Services (RPS) and PKS
& Company, P.A.
For more information please contact DILA at 410 7420 5052 v/tty or
443 365 2645 VP.
Vendor registration includes table and two chairs, breakfast &
lunch on Friday. Please inform DILA of any additional needs such as
electrical outlet, WIFI connection, etc.
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit Human
Service Agency whose mission is “Independence of people who are deaf or hard of
hearing through communication, connection and community supports.
from Thursday, September 27, 2018 3:00 PM
thru Friday, September 28, 2018 4:00 PM