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Tactile the World: A DeafBlind Woman’s Journey

Date: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Presenter: Christine Roschaert

Christine “Coco” Roschaert (she/her/Elle) is an avid traveler, having been to 62 countries worldwide. And to embark on these adventures, Coco has had to rely on her instinct, experience, challenges and resources to be able to navigate the globe as a DeafBlind woman using a blind-cane and tactile sign language. Coco’s audience will learn about tips for communicating with deafblind individuals, what kind of tools/equipment are recommended, explain what protactile American sign language is, how she networked, and experiences related to challenges and tips.  

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