Speaker Series Event: Advocating for Yourself in the Workplace – How to Make Your Organization More Accessible for People with Hearing Loss with Barbara Johnson
Barbara Johnson is an active member of both ALDA Boston and HLAA Boston chapter. Employed as the Project Manager in charge of Customer Support, Information Services & Technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, her presentation on workplace self-advocacy was highly acclaimed at the 2013 HLAA Convention in Portland.
Barbara’s presentation helped participants understand the broad benefits of accessibility in the workplce for those with hearing loss. Hearing loss at work does not have to be an obstacle. The benefits of greater accessibility are both global and local, assisting individuals with and without hearing loss.