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Peer Support

Peer Support empowers deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals to develop leadership skills, an understanding of their own community, and opportunities for understanding other disability groups. Services may include, but are not limited to

·  Developing a mentoring program;

·  Developing a cross-disability awareness program;

·  Developing leadership opportunities for deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind individuals to encourage their peer or cross-disability peer group; and

•  Developing opportunities for members of peer groups to interact