- Introduction to Effective Communication in Parks and Recreation
- What is Effective Communication?
- Auxiliary Aids and Services
- Planning Programs and Activities in Parks and Recreation
- Providing an Interpreter
- Fees Associated with Auxiliary Aids and Services
- Planning Alternatives for Written Material
- Tapping into Community Resources
A woman walks to the front of the room and begins to communicate in American Sign Language. The hearing participants look at each other in confusion. Worry is displayed on each person's face as they wonder how will they understand the information presented in the class.
For many people with visual, auditory or cognitive impairments, this scenario can be a daily event. Effective communication is essential for an individual to be able to participate and benefit in programs and activities.