COVID Reopening Guidance for MPS, Walden and Community Programs

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For over 20 years, TLC has successfully run multiple lines of consulting service for the community.  More recent additions include fee-for service interpreting, behavioral health assessment and consultation, and Deaf Culture diversity training for businesses.  These solutions offer the opportunity for TLC to meet important needs in our community while diversifying our revenue streams to benefit our students and clients.

Our services support business, educators, organization, behavior health and clinical professionals, researchers and the broader community:

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For Businesses, Educators and Organizations:

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  • Educational, audiological and therapeutic consultation for deaf and hard of hearing students in mainstream settings
  • Inclusion and Access: Creating a “Deaf-friendly” workplace that welcomes deaf and hard of hearing individuals
  • ASL Instruction: Customized classes for your employees and students
  • ASL interpreting services (hourly, temporary, or permanent basis)
  • Video Production: Creation of videos in American Sign Language with captions and voice overs.
  • K-12 Deaf Education Research Partnerships
  • Language development and evolution in quantum science and physics: A partnership with the Center for Integrated Quantum Materials (CIQM) at Harvard University 

For Clinical and Behavioral Health Practitioners:

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  • Best practice for trauma-informed care for deaf and hard of hearing children impacted by language deprivation and trauma
  • ASL interpreting services (hourly, temporary, or permanent basis) across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire

For Interpreters:

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  • Certified Deaf Interpreter testing and credentialing
  • Advanced ASL instruction (on-site trainings and customized one-to-one instruction)
  • Test prep support and mentorship
  • Internships

For Students, Family and Friends:

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  • Clinical Placements
  • Practicum Experiences
  • Internships
  • Customized ASL Classes
  • ASL Interpreting Services
  • Resources and Consultation

For Businesses, Educators and Organizations:

A teacher talking to a student.
  • Educational, audiological and therapeutic consultation for deaf and hard of hearing students in mainstream settings
  • Inclusion and Access: Creating a “Deaf-friendly” workplace that welcomes deaf and hard of hearing individuals
  • ASL Instruction: Customized classes for your employees and students
  • ASL interpreting services (hourly, temporary, or permanent basis)
  • Video Production: Creation of videos in American Sign Language with captions and voice overs.
  • K-12 Deaf Education Research Partnerships
  • Language development and evolution in quantum science and physics: A partnership with the Center for Integrated Quantum Materials (CIQM) at Harvard University 

For Clinical and Behavioral Health Practitioners:

WCS staff talking one on one.
  • Best practice for trauma-informed care for deaf and hard of hearing children impacted by language deprivation and trauma
  • ASL interpreting services (hourly, temporary, or permanent basis) across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire

For Interpreters:

ASL Signing Textbook
  • Certified Deaf Interpreter testing and credentialing
  • Advanced ASL instruction (on-site trainings and customized one-to-one instruction)
  • Test prep support and mentorship
  • Internships

For Students, Family and Friends:

A young female on the left using American Sign Language. On the right a young male looking in her direction.
  • Clinical Placements
  • Practicum Experiences
  • Internships
  • Customized ASL Classes
  • ASL Interpreting Services
  • Resources and Consultation
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Our Walden School Clinical Team will present at the 2021 Children's Residential Center's (ACRC) International Conference in August.

Presentation Outline:

  • Sarah Wintman and Valerie Farr: "Playful Expressions: Transforming the Milieu to Treat Trauma-Impacted Deaf Youth"
  • Dru Balsley and Kasey Pendexter: "Family First: Supporting Families of Deaf Youth in Midst of COVID-19"
  • Nate Joslin: "Addressing Implicit Bias: Trauma-Focused Animal Assisted Psychotherapy (TF-AAP) with Rats"