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This presentation details the
creation and execution of a leadership program for teens with hearing loss. The
program develops self-advocacy and professional communication skills through
opportunities to collaborate with peers and mentors, complete self-directed
tasks, and act as role models while establishing a passion for local civic
engagement and volunteering.
During this session participants will:
- Be able to create a program to train teens with hearing loss for volunteer and workplace programs in their local community.
- Identify benefits of volunteering related to self-esteem.
- Identify benefits of teaching professional communication to develop workplace readiness skills in teens with hearing loss.