So-Health E is sponsoring a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Forum in Jackson and Josephine County. This is an event to help the medical provider overcome communication barriers which present with Deaf patients. Presenters will explain Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing needs, impacts of misdiagnosis and language deprivation, Deaf culture and communication etiquette, legal duties, pitfalls, and how to avoid the latter.
The event will be held in Medford at 7:45 am, September 27th at the Smullin's center 2825 E Barnett Rd. Then in Grants Pass at 7:45 am, September 28th at AllCare Health's main building, 1701 NE 7th St. To register please go to www.surveymonkey.com/r/Deaf_Forum