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Independence Center trains deaf and hard of hearing students to be CNAs

By Faith Miller
summarized by Jennee Harmuth, Staff Writer

In Colorado Springs, Colorado becoming a CNA just became a little easier for members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community. A non-profit group called the Independence Center has started offering classes in which an ASL interpreter is available for students who have the need to utilize this service.

While some may think being deaf or hard of hearing may be a hinderance when entering the field, this is not always the case. "The deaf and hard of hearing population is so reliant on their power of observation, because that is how we get all of our information—by paying attention to the little details that a hearing person might overlook because all of their senses are being overwhelmed," states Rebecca Hull, CAN training program administrator at the Independence Center.

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