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September 2015 - DEAF AWARENESS MONTH

  • Thursday, Sept. 3rd, 1pm - 3pm
    * VR Orientation for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing *

    The Rhode Island Office of Rehabilitation Services will provide a VR Orientation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop at Office of Rehabilitation Services, 40 Fountain Street, 1st Floor, Providence, RI. Parking: Civic Center Parking Garage, 165 Washington St., Providence (Bring ticket with you! ORS receptionist will stamp it for you). ASL Interpreter will be provided. For more information, contact Sheril Carbone at 401-462-7827 or sheril.carbone@ors.ri.gov.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here

    For more information about Office of Rehabilitation Services: www.ors.ri.gov



  • Friday, Sept. 4th, 1pm (FREE!)
    * Deaf Awareness Month Kick-off *
    The Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Rhode Island School for the Deaf invite you to attend a Deaf Awareness Month Kick-off at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Gym, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI.  ASL Interpreters will be provided.  This event is sponsored by RISD and RICDHH.  For more information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.


    Deaf Awareness Month Kick-off Flyer
    please click here

    For more information about RI School for the Deaf:  www.rideaf.net
    For more information about RI Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: www.cdhh.ri.gov


  • Tuesday, Sept. 8th, 9:30am (FREE!)
    * RICDHH Updates for RI Deaf Senior Citizens *
    RICDHH will give updates at RI Deaf Senior Citizens, 529 Plainfield Street, Providence, RI. This event will be conducted in American Sign Language.  For information: contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    RIDSC Flyerplease click here


  • Wednesday, Sept. 9th, 4pm - 6:30pm (FREE!)
    * Family Fun Day *
    The Perspectives Corporation invites you and your family to attend the Family Fun Day at Mulligan’s Island Golf & Entertainment, 1000 New London Avenue, Cranston, RI. Event will include mini golf and pizza/refreshments.  All ages are welcome and ASL Interpreters will be provided. This event is sponsored by Perspectives Corporation and RI Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. For more information, contact James Simon, jsimon@perspectivescorporation.com.

    Family Day Flyerplease click here

    For more information about Perspectives Corporation: www.perspectivescorporation.com


  • Wednesday, Sept. 9th, 6pm - 8pm (FREE)
    * Technology and Communication Strategies for Persons with Hearing Loss *
    Technology and Communication Strategies for Persons with Hearing Loss, TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. Program: 5pm to 6pm - view and demonstrate ATEL equipment ONLY and 6pm to 8pm - Technology and Communication Strategies for Persons with Hearing Loss. For more information: call 401-463-0202 or email: denise.corson@ors.ri.gov or visit ATEL's website: www.atel.ri.gov.  

    ATEL Flyerplease click here

  • Saturday, Sept. 12th, 10am - 11:30am (FREE!)
    * Making Connections for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing *
    Rhode Island Parent Information Network will host Making Connections for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing at 1210 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920. Speech and Language pathologist, Maureen K. McEntee, MA CCC-SLP,IC/TC,MSW LCSW will come and talk about early language development, factors impacting language acquisition, and ways to enhance/support language. Child care and refreshments will be provided. Sign language interpreter provided. For more information: contact Elsbeth Brown at 401-277-3690 or email: brown@ripin.org.

    Making Connections Flyerplease click here

    For more information about RI Parent Information Network: www.ripin.org  

  • Saturday, Sept. 12th, 12pm
    * Open Captioned Performance - Julius Caesar *
    Open Captioned Performance, Julius Caesar will be shown at Trinity Rep, 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903. Open captioning will be provided by c2 captioning service. Open captioning seats are available for $22. To purchase tickets, call (401) 351-4242 (TTY RI Relay 1-800-745-5555) or visit the Trinity Rep box office at 201 Washington St. in Providence. Open Captioning is live text displayed simultaneous to the performance. As opposed to closed captioning, open captions do not require the user to have any special equipment for viewing the text and are always "open" to anyone.

    For more information about Trinity Repertory Company: www.trinityrep.com

  • Saturday, Sept. 12th, time - TBA (FREE!)
    * RIRID’s Town Hall Meeting *
    (Pending)
    RI Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf will have a town hall meeting and location will be announced. For more information: Email Heather Anderson at riridvicepresident@ririd.org.   

    Town Hall Meeting Flyer coming soon

    For more information about RIRID: www.ririd.org


  • Wednesday, Sept. 16th, 6pm - 9pm (FREE!)
    * RICDHH Public Meeting *
    Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing public meeting will be held at the Department of Administration Building, Conference Room A, 2nd floor, One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI.  ASL interpreters and CART will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend.  For information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    Public Meeting Flyer please click here

    For more information about RI Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: www.cdhh.ri.gov


  • Thursday, Sept. 17th, 6pm - 9pm (FREE!)
    * Brown University Sign Language Celebration *

    Brown University ASL Studies and Center for Language Studies will have a Sign Language Celebration featuring Alumni Thomas Darden and Heather Harker.  The event will be held at Metcalf Research Laboratory, Room 101, Friedman Auditorium, 190 Thayer Street, Providence, RI.    For more information: Email Tim Riker at Timothy_Riker@brown.edu.  

    Sign Language Celebration Flyercoming soon


  • Saturday, Sept. 19th, 7am – 10:30pm
    * RISDC Trip: A Day in New York City *

    RI Deaf Senior Citizens will host a trip to New York City via deluxe motorcoach transportation for a tour, including shopping, browsing, sightseeing and exploring in New York City.  Pick up at the Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI – departs at 7am and returns at 10:30pm.  $52.00 per person and for more information, contact Ray Niford at 508-915-3400 or email: rwniford@comcast.net.

    A Day in NYC Flyer please click here


  • Saturday, Sept. 19th, 1pm - 3pm (FREE!)
    * Providence Children's Museum ASL Storytelling and Mosaics Activity *
    Providence Children's Museum and Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing invite you and your family to attend the ASL story and mosaics activity for children who are deaf and hard of hearing.  The event will be held at Children's Museum, 100 South Street, Providence, RI.  ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided.  This event is sponsored by Providence Children's Museum, Hamilton Relay and Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  For information, contact Cathy Saunders at saunders@childrensmuseum.org

    Children's Museum Flyerplease click here

    For more information about Providence Children's Museum:  www.childrenmuseum.org
    For more information about Hamilton Relay: www.hamiltonrelay.com


  • Saturday, Sept. 19th, 2pm - 7pm (FREE!)
    * Bridgemark's Rally for Recovery *

    Bridgemark, Inc. will have the Rally for Recovery event at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main Street, Providence, RI. ASL Interpreters will be provided. For more information: Email Deb Raiche at draiche@bridgemark.org.

    Rally4Recovery Flyerplease click here

    For more information about Bridgemark, Inc: www.bridgemark.org


  • Saturday, Sept. 26th, 7pm - 10pm
    * The Deaf Club Movie *
    The Rhode Island Association of the Deaf will host "The Deaf Club Movie" at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Gym, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI. $12 for non-members and $10 for RIAD members.  Tickets can be purchased at the door.  The movie is open captioned and it has not been rated officially yet but it was determined that the rating should be PG-13. For more information, contact Neil Leahey at 401-256-5250 or email: riadtres@gmail.com.

    The Deaf Club Official Trailer - please click here
    Event Program
    - please click here
    The Deaf Club Movie Flyer please click here


  • Sunday, Sept. 27th, 8am
    * RISDEAF’s 125th Birthday 5k Walk-Run *

    The RI School for the Deaf will host its 125th Birthday 5k Walk-Run at Lippitt Memorial Park, 1015 Hope Street, Providence, RI.  For more information: Email Jon Henry, jhenry@rideaf.net.  

    5k Walk-Run Flyer please click here

    For more information about RI School for the Deaf:  www.rideaf.net


  • Wednesday, September 30th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    * Wine Fundraiser *

    Corliss will host a wine fundraiser at The Wharf Tavern, 255 Water Street, Warren, RI. For more information, contact Kelly Medeiros at Kelly@corliss.org.

    Fundraiser Flyer - please click here

    For more information about Corliss Institute Inc: www.corliss.org






Announcements:


(Posted 7/29/15)

RI School for the Deaf Head Soccer Coach

Posting - please click here

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(Posted 7/21/15)

Hamilton Relay 2015 Deaf Community Leader Award

Nomination Letter and Questionnaire - please click here

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(Posted 11/18/14)

Press Release - RICDHH's 13th Annual Coffee Hour - please click here
RICDHH 7 Point Strategic Plans for FY2015 and FY2016 - please click here

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