CRESTVIEW — An educational workshop for the deaf community on self-advocacy and Americans with Disabilities Act is scheduled this weekend.
The “HEARD: Deaf Access to Justice Workshop” will offer discussion and collaboration with attorneys, self-advocates and returned individuals from 9:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 11 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3252 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview.
The rest of the schedule follows:
12-1 p.m.: Lunch break (bring your own)
1-4 p.m.: Know Your Rights Workshop (presented in ASL by Sharon Caserta, Disability Rights Attorney with Morgan & Morgan, Deaf/Disability Rights Unit in Jacksonville)
4-5 p.m.: Community Forum
This event, presented by the Agency for Deaf Advocacy and Services, is free and open to the public. HEARD stands for Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf.
Contact ADAS Director Mark Ehrlichmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-453-5785 with questions or requests for accommodations.