ADULT BASIC EDUCATION & G.E.D. PROGRAM
SPECIALIZED WORKSHOPS AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
The Program for Deaf Adults (PDA) offers the same quality learning opportunities and services off campus that is offered on the campus through our Contract Service Program. We provide a variety of educational experiences and consultation services for agencies and corporations who employ or serve individuals who are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, Deaf-Blind and hearing.
PDA’s Contract Service Program offers trained professionals whose lives have been dedicated to learning Deaf Culture, American Sign Language and English/Math Literacy. And…we offer a lifetime of educational and administrative experiences. The Deaf community shares a vision for its advancement and defines its vision with goals to enhance the quality of life, such as the same job training and communication access available to their hearing peers. PDA is able to listen creatively to these needs; design programs and services to meet them; and help employers implement and manage the program or services.
Contract Services Meeting Your Needs
PDA invites interested businesses, organizations and agencies to
consider how we may help provide the expertise and skills
needed to assist you in meeting the needs of your constituency.
Services are designed either for individuals or groups in the
Consultation is offered on site with the client, and directed specifically to his/her need. This service is for the client who needs advice on how to get started with their planning objectives.
Consultation on site and program design are offered to the
client directed to specific needs.
Consultation is offered on site and the program is designed to
the specific need of the client. Implementation of the program
and management is coordinated by PDA. There are some client
on-site responsibilities, such as site and equipment provision.
Programs That PDA Can Design and Administer for You
Computer Skills for Deaf Employees, such as MS Office
License and Certification Test Preparation for Deaf Employees
American Sign Language (ASL) Education for Hearing Employees
CPR and First Aid Training for Deaf Employees
Educational Design and Curriculum Development for All Adult
Deaf Culture and Sensitivity Training for Hearing Employers &
Americans with Disabilities Act and the Legal Rights for Deaf
What Can You Expect From Us?
We have 30 years of experience and the capability to offer you
the best available professional educational services and
consultation for individuals who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing.
We back up our services with appropriate diagnostic assessment
and demonstrable outcomes.
Faculty and Workshop Facilitators
PDA provides employees and employers with qualified,
experienced, nationally and locally recognized professionals
and experts to meet your training needs. PDA’s extensive faculty
and workshop presenter database offers the broadest scope of
possibilities for the client who expects the best.
Current hourly university rate for consultation service and
program design; and overall fee based on program budget plus
administrative surcharge for program design,implementation
Additional Services Available
Additional services, such as brochure/flyer design and
interpreters for workshops/meetings, are available upon request
for an additional fee.
What Are Your Responsibilities?
The client will be responsible for reasonable accommodations for
presenter or instructor; site provision; agreed-upon site
preparation; materials, equipment, refreshments; and
brochures, mailings, press releases or other forms of
How Can I Find More?
To obtain more information, contact:
Catherine (Kat) Burland
PDA Continuing Education Coordinator
(866) 716-3412 (voice).
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Room C-203Long Island City, NY 11101
29-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-5324 Voice
(718) 482-5325 TTY
(917) 832-1138 VP
(718) 609-2069 Fax