Understanding Visual ‘Red Flags’ for Learners who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing 1 hour 29 minutes
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Susanne Morgan Morrow, MA, CI, CT
NYDBC Project Director and Sign Language Interpreter
Susanne Morgan Morrow, MA, CI, CT is the Project Director of the New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative and is also a nationally certified Sign Language Interpreter. Susie’s career started within the DeafBlind adult community at Helen Keller National Center, over 25 years ago. From those direct experiences she then went on to work on the national deaf-blind project where she addressed topics such as self-determination, advocacy, and transition planning for young adults who are deaf-blind. Throughout her career Susie has had the opportunity to present, interpret and provide coordinate services in a wide array of venues for Deaf and DeafBlind people, at regional, national and international conferences, in higher academia, as well as music and theatrical performances.
Susie has also been an adjunct instructor at Hunter College and a mentor and trainer in various interpreter education programs and has acted as the chairperson to various national organizations and committees. Additionally, she is also the lead developer of the Introduction to Sign Language and Braille module, part of the Open Hands, Open Access intervener module series developed by the National Center on Deaf-Blindness. Susie is a national trainer on a multitude of topics related to access and education of individuals who are DeafBlind and interpreting.
Her entire career has focused on creating linkages between the interpreting, Deaf and DeafBlind communities through her various roles, constantly learning the myriad ways to best act as an ally across communities.