Support Service Providers (SSPs)
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Support Service Providers (SSP) are
the eyes and ears for deaf-blind people.
What are SSPs?
Support Service Providers (SSPs) are specially trained professionals who enable deaf-blind people and others who have combined vision and hearing losses to access their environments and make informed decisions. SSPs provide them with visual and environmental information, sighted guide services, and communication accessibility.
What do the SSPs do?
Why do deaf-blind people need SSP?
This page will explain a few reasons why deaf-blind people need SSPs.
What is AADB doing about the lack of SSPs?
Currently, a five-year strategic plan is under development. Please check with us soon for more details.