Social Media & Technology History of the Deaf

Jane Croft

Social Media is the latest in the long evolution of technology since 1970s. Did you know the Deaf were one of the first public adopters of the social media technology from the very beginning? Let’s take a trip in the memory lane of the various technology milestones that has opened the door for the deaf community to Communicate, Connect & Contribute. The class will learn what the Deaf Community needs; their future challenges; their latest trends for future evolution; and how Emergency Managers and Responders and the Hearing Community can engage the Deaf Community today for preparedness, response and recovery.

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