KW-Signs

"ASL-ACCESSIBLE REAL ESTATE BUSINESS"

 CERTIFICATION

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that a qualified sign language interpreter be provided.  A "qualified" interpreter means someone who is able to interpret effectively, accurately, and impartially, both receptively and expressively using any necessary specialized vocabulary.

Classes are hybrid, onsite, and Zoom.   Click here for dates and Zoom links
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
ALL these minimum requirements MUST be met in order to obtain certification
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Culture 
CLASS 1
1.5 H - FREE 
Learn important facts about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities.   This course will also bring light on how to properly communicate with a Deaf or HH client through technology and/or an interpreter.  Lastly, this class will help alleviate any misunderstandings or stereotypes perpetuated by the hearing community.   
 
Provided by Deaf Action Center
Basic Signs for your Business
CLASS 2

1.5 H - FREE

Learn a set of basic signs that will allow you to interact with your clients.  Simple phrases like: welcome!, good morning!, I am hearing, please hold on a sec, etc.

A simple confident hello can go a long way!   

 

Real Estate Interpreting Services. 

Communication Technology and Resources
CLASS 3
1.5 H - FREE 
There are numerous ways in which Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals communicate with.  This class will give an overview on the technology and services that will allow you to communicate properly with your Deaf and H.H. clients and what to expect when you use it. 
 
 Provided by Deaf Action Center
REIS Membership
INTERPRETER ACCESS REQUIREMENT
Maintain an active REIS ( Real Estate Interpreter Services) membership.
 
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that a qualified sign language interpreter be provided.  A "qualified" interpreter means someone who is able to interpret effectively, accurately, and impartially, both receptively and expressively using any necessary specialized vocabulary.   REIS real estate-trained interpreters fulfill this requirement.  Click HERE to download a copy of the ADA's Requirements on Effective Communication
KW-Signs ASL Accessible Certified Businesses with BASIC, BUSINESS, or LEGAL memberships receive a 50% discount for the annual membership.   Please request your KW-Signs discount password. 
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4th Quarter  Certification 

APRIL 14 -  Deaf & Hard of Hearing Culture 

 

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 836 4325 6451

Passcode: 901721

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APRIL 21  - Communication Technology and Resources

 

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Meeting ID: 851 5020 7980

Passcode: 416116

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APRIL 28 - Basic Signs for your Business

 

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Meeting ID: 886 2982 6795

Passcode: 008690

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        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 886 2982 6795

Passcode: 008690

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