ADWAS provides education and consultation services. All trainings and workshops are specifically designed to meet the needs of each group, school or agency. Developed by ADWAS, Deaf appropriate material is used during training. Deaf staff provide all training in American Sign Language. Voice interpreters for hearing agencies/individuals are provided as needed.

Deaf Community Education
  • Building community support for victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence
  • Issues of oppression and how they relate to sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Positive Parenting training


K-12 Education

Information and prevention

  • Sexual Assault
  • Date Rape
  • Dating Violence
  • Bullying
  • Technology Safety
Education for Hearing Agencies
  • Understanding issues of Deaf culture and language


Professional Development
  • Providers working with Deaf people on issues of sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Interpreter training on appropriate signs in criminal justice proceedings and in medical settings
  • Individual consultations