San Diego Pride wants to make certain all our volunteers feel prepared and comfortable when assisting a person with a disability. The following links should be useful in educating yourself. Please review this material before beginning any volunteer duties.
Accessibility Awareness Training is open to anyone interested in a structured learning experience that will impart strategies and concepts to help you know what to do in a variety of situations.
Responsibilities and Limitations provides a framework for knowing not just what you need to do, but also what you are not expected to do.
San Diego Center for the Blind has provided this useful outline to promote understanding when interacting with a person who lives with a sight impairment.
To learn the fingerspelled alphabet, key phrases, and signs in American Sign Language please explore Lifeprint, Signing Savvy, and HandspeakCommunicating With and About People with Disabilities is a comprehensive document that covers a variety of disabilities offering guidelines on language and behavior.
Additionally, check out these resources for further information on disability community, culture, and etiquette by clicking here.
Thank you to all our Pride volunteers who ensure everyone can be a part of our events and by extension our LBGT family.
Please explore the links below, and if you have further questions, email us at [email protected].