The input of each of these groups is important to the study however the main focus is on Deaf Community Members. Within Deaf Community Members participants with the following criteria were chosen
The high rate of unemployment causes two major problems:
The research findings were presented to the PAC members on March 4, 2011. The PAC members’ primary recommendation is a development of a Deaf lead Non-governmental organization (NGO). The focus of the NGO is on
The mandate of the NGO includes
The purpose of the PAC would be to plan, organize and host a National Deaf Employment Conference that addresses all of the recommendations made in this report. Stage 2 – National Deaf Conference. The National Deaf Conference will address the ‘recommendation’ topics from the ‘PAC 2010-2011 Deaf Workforce’ meeting. The topics addressed include
Participants in the conference would include
The purpose of the National Deaf Employment Conference would be to develop the action plan for a Non-Governmental Organization. Stage 3 – The Establishment of a NGO The Non-governmental organization would then focus on the recommendations from the National Deaf Employment Conference and develop an action plan to address each of the topics discussed.