When:
August 13, 2020 all-day America/Los Angeles Timezone
2020-08-13T00:00:00-07:00
2020-08-14T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Via Zoom
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Julia Petersen
206-257-7199

Seattle Children’s Hospital Mental Health Services is offering a Summer 2020 Virtual Support Group Program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH) high school and middle school students who use sign language as one of their communication modes. Students who use hearing aids and cochlear implants are welcome.

High School:

The group will meet together to discuss what community skills they are to work on (i.e.
advocacy, problem solving, communication), practice social skills, and meet with different DHH
employees to learn about career opportunities. Participants have the opportunity to participate in
work readiness, discuss their personal and common experiences, receive support and practice
skills in a safe environment.

Goals:

  • Receive support from peers
  • Learn about vocational and educational opportunities after high school
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Practice communication, social, and problem solving skills
  • Develop self-advocacy skills
  • Identify interests and abilities
  • Identify interests (i.e. vocational, career) for future career pathway
  • Participate in virtual job shadowing with DHH adults

For more information and to register download the program flyer:

Summer 2020 Support Group Program for DHH Students – English

Summer 2020 Support Group Program for DHH Students (Spanish version)

Middle School:

The group will meet together to practice social, communication and problem solving skills.
The group will also include presentations by DHH guest speakers. Participants have the
opportunity to discuss their personal and common experiences, receive support and practice skills
in a safe environment.

Goals:

  • Receive support from peers
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Practice communication, social, and problem solving skills
  • Foster self-esteem
  • Develop self-advocacy skills

For more information and to register download the program flyer:

Summer 2020 Support Group Program for DHH Middle School Students (English Version) pdf

Summer 2020 Support Group Program for DHH Middle School Students (espanol-Spanish version) pdf