A workshop by Dustin Giannelli.

Profoundly deaf DEIA public speaker

In today’s diverse and dynamic workplaces, effective communication and accessibility are not just ethical imperatives; they are essential elements that drive productivity, innovation, and employee satisfaction.

As companies strive to create more inclusive environments, understanding and implementing strategies that promote clear communication and accessibility for all employees, including those with disabilities, becomes paramount.

Training overview

In this presentation, Dustin shares unique stories and experiences that remind us the importance of effective communication. There are (5) forms of communication;
* verbal
* non-verbal
* written
* visual and listening communication.

Dustin facilitates a powerful workshop that will open the eyes and ears of all people (whether they have a disability or not)

Dustin Giannelli He/Him
Profoundly deaf DEIA public speaker

speaker for disability

    Dustin was diagnosed with a profound bilateral hearing loss at age five and began wearing hearing aids. Being deaf and adaptive has allowed Dustin to overcome life’s daily challenges and spread positivity in a powerful way and he’s here to share his story with you.

    Dustin’s mission is to bring awareness to the challenges and solutions that give individuals with (and without) hearing loss the equitable access they need to succeed. HearsDustin is a platform where Dustin shares his stories and experiences, inspire others, and work with brands that aim to create more inclusive and accessible culture for everyone!

    As a DEI and Accessibility focused public speaker and business professional who is profoundly deaf, Dustin shares his lived experiences, knowledge, PASSION and resources to highlight the importance of DEI best practices, accessibility and communication. Dustin has worn hearing aids since the age of 5 and uses his story as a vessel to the overall message, “The key to success in life is communication. And the key to communication is ACCESS!”

Why Communication and Accessibility Matter

    Enhancing Productivity and Efficiency

    Clear communication ensures that all team members understand their roles, responsibilities, and the objectives they are working towards. Misunderstandings and miscommunications can lead to errors, missed deadlines, and frustration. By fostering an environment where open and effective communication is prioritized, businesses can enhance overall productivity and efficiency.

    Promoting Inclusivity and Diversity

    Accessibility goes beyond physical accommodations. It encompasses all aspects of the workplace, including technology, communication methods, and company culture. When workplaces are accessible, they support a diverse range of employees, including those with disabilities, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to contribute their unique perspectives and talents.

    Boosting Employee Morale and Retention

    Employees who feel heard and valued are more likely to be engaged and committed to their work. Accessible communication practices show employees that their employer cares about their well-being and success. This can lead to higher job satisfaction, lower turnover rates, and a more positive workplace culture.

Key takeaways Knowledge of the 5 forms of effective communication.

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