Deaf individuals face educational challenges. They struggle with:
Sound-based learning strategies
Lack of basic grammar foundation
Misconstrued sign language
Memorizing instead of translating learning into problem-solving
Low motivation from low success
SOLUTION: The influence of the Employment Services for the Deaf’s (ESD) unique, innovative instruction method to tackle the challenges of employment as well as helping clients develop critical thinking and learning skills for work and life.
How do we help your clients succeed?
Active thinking for applied learning
Strategies to improve literacy skills
Sign-based teaching to build grammar foundation
Timing and shortcuts to problem-solving
The constant excitement of new information that can be applied
What are the benefits of ESD to you and your clients?
Our support services help your clients develop career-related literacy skills that set them up for improvement in personal and work life.
Group and one-on-one learning experience
We customize lessons and activities by focusing on specific problem areas.
Improved attitude towards learning and sessions
We offer constant encouragement, progressively dissolving feeling overwhelmed or frustrated.
Encourages self-paced and self-directed learning
Clients learn to manage the pace of their learning.
Positive work space
We provide an environment free of distractions so clients can better focus on learning.
Encourages independence and responsibility
Clients learn to work independently and take responsibility for studies and work.
Helps overcome learning obstacles
We pinpoint and strengthen aspects of learning with which clients struggle.
Encourages freedom to ask questions
Clients learn to be confident about asking questions, big or small, without feeling self-conscious.
Improved social and behavioral skills
Clients learn to communicate better and improve social behavior.
Challenging those who need it
Clients learn to be more productive and reach their full potential.
Prepares your clients for the future
Clients learn to create plans and time management skills.
CUSTOMIZED ASSESSMENTS AND PROGRAMS
Our customized assessments determine each client’s educational needs in order to build a program specifically tailored to each client’s needs to meet their vocational goals.
INTERACTIVE, FUN LEARNING
Our #1 goal is for clients to enjoy learning which optimizes their growth into full potential.
Studying isn’t about memorizing. Instead, effective studying is about deepening comprehension and applied knowledge.
Clients who begin with very little hope and confidence in their literacy skills eventually become better visual learners and gain confidence as they prepare themselves for the job search and improve their skills, resulting in enhanced self-esteem, keeping jobs, improved daily living, and life-long learning.