ADULT BASIC EDUCATION & HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY 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.
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 following ways:
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.
Computer Skills for Deaf Employees, such as MS Office Applications 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 Education Programs Deaf Culture and Sensitivity Training for Hearing Employers & Employees Americans with Disabilities Act and the Legal Rights for Deaf Employees/Clients
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.
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 and management.
Additional services, such as brochure/flyer design and interpreters for workshops/meetings, are available upon request for an additional fee.
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 communication.
To obtain more information, contact:
Pacts Cartagna Acting Coordinator of Continuing Education Programs (917) 832-1202 VP/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
(917) 832-1202 VP
(718) 609-2069 Fax