Not Without Us Survey for Deaf Communities To Be Held in Traverse City
Staff from the Michigan Department of Civil Rights Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing will host an informational session about the historic Not Without Us needs assessment and community survey.
The session will be held Friday, November 16th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Traverse City.
The Not Without Us survey is the most comprehensive needs assessment and survey these communities have had in the state’s history.
The survey is an online multimedia platform consisting of a variety of options to take it including ASL and plain text.
It covers such issues as healthcare access, housing related issues and government access.
The last time any sort of needs assessment for these communities was conducted was in 1989.
The survey can be accessed at NotWithoutUsMich.org. Anyone who is a member of the deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing communities 13 years and older can the survey.