Able Australia is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to take part in a FREE* Deafblind Communication Guide Training Program in Adelaide, SA.

Event Date: Monday 18th February at 9:00am – Friday 22nd February at 5:00pm 2019
Location: Adelaide, South Australia.

Deafblind Communication Guides provide direct one to one support to participants in a way that is tailored to meet their individual needs and goals.

The Communication Guide Training Program consists of classroom based training, site visits, guest speakers and a hands-on opportunity to support people who are deafblind in their communities.

By completing the Communication Guide Program, you will learn:

  • What it means to be deafblind.
  • Deafblind communication methods.
  • Adaptive and assistive technology.
  • Sighted guide training.
  • What makes a good Communication Guide.

What we need from you:

  • Proficient Auslan skills (desirable).
  • Enthusiasm, dedication and flexibility.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one.
  • Current Police Check or willingness to obtain one.
  • Commitments to the rights of people with disabilities.
  • Availability to attend an interview on 10 -11 December 2018.
  • Availability to attend a full-time 5 day training program from Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February 2019.
  • Availability to complete 20 hours of Communication Guide Placement from 25 February to 19 March 2019.

For further details, please contact Alisha Hill at alisha.hill@ableaustralia.org.au.