Empowerment Through Touch Workshop


  • Hoffmyer Hall- NCSD 517 West Fleming Drive Morganton, NC, 28655 United States

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Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the touch communication system that is beneficial to people who are Deaf-Blind and practice how to draw perfect pictures discretely with touch. Participants will learn the latest updates on the use of touch communication systems happening. Participants will realize how powerful touch can be when working with consumers who have vision and hearing loss. The touch communication system includes, but is not limited to, the use of Tactile Sign Language, Touch Cues, and Touch Signals.  The workshop will also include Cultural perspectives and other systems which have been researched and successfully used in other countries. Participation is encouraged in this workshop through hands-on practice.