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Events: Schedule


May 2017 *** HEARING LOSS AWARENESS MONTH ***

  • Wednesday, May 10th, 6pm - 8pm (free)
    * Learn about ATEL's New Wireless Program and Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss *

    Learn about ATEL's New Wireless Program and Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss workshop will be held at TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI.  The workshop will cover the topics about Jitterbug flip senior phone, how to use cell phone with no contracts, and low monthly plans. CART services will be provided.  For more information: call 401-462-7857.  

    Workshop Flyer please click here

    For more information about Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program: www.atel.ri.gov

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  • Saturday, May 13th, 10am - 12:30pm (free) 
    * Magic Show and Mosaics Activities for Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing *
     
    Magic show and mosaics activities for children who are deaf and hard of hearing will be held at the Providence Children's Museum, 100 South Street, Providence, RI 02903. ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. Free event is sponsored by RI Relay, RI Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, RIPIN and RICDHH.  For more information, contact Kristen Read at read@childrensmuseum.org.

    Children's Museum Flyerplease click here

    For more information about Providence Children's Museum:  www.childrenmuseum.org

    For more information about RI Relay: www.rhodeislandrelay.com

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

    For more information about RI Early Hearing Detection and Intervention: www.facebook.com/RINewbornHearingScreening

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  • Tuesday, May 16th, 2pm - 4pm (free)
    * RISHA's Annual Better Hearing and Speech Month *

    Rhode Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association will celebrate Annual Better Hearing and Speech Month by having a display event at the Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI. For more information, contact RISHA Past President, Ellen Connery at Ellenconnery@verizon.net or visit RISHA's website: www.risha.info.

    RISHA Flyerplease click here

    For more information about RI Speech-Language-Hearing Association: www.risha.info

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    ***** Due to unforeseen circumstances, the RICDHH public meeting on May 17th at the Dept. of Administration Building has been canceled. The new rescheduled meeting date may be announced. *****

  • Wednesday, May 17th, 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 B, 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

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  • Thursday, May 18th, 11am - 3:30pm (free) 
    * Hearing Loss Awareness EXPO *
    The Hearing Loss Awareness EXPO will be held at the Department of Administration Building, Atrium, 1st Floor, One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI. The EXPO will have approximately 20 exhibitors to share beneficial information and resources with people who have different levels of hearing loss. Everyone is welcome to come and see what's new! ASL Interpreter will be provided. For more information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    EXPO Flyerplease click here
      
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  • Thursday, May 18th, 7:30pm
    * Open Captioned Performance: Fuente Ovejuna *
     
    Open captioned performance, Fuente Ovejuna will be shown at Trinity Repertory, 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI. For more information or to purchase tickets: 401-351-4242 or email: boxoff@trinityrep.com.

    Performance Flyer please click here

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

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  • Saturday, May 20th, 9:30am
    * 5K Walk-Run *

    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a 5K Walk-Run at 1 Corliss Park, Providence, RI. A ticket for food/drink will be provided for all runners who complete the 5k event. For more information: email Nathan Engel at nengel@rideaf.net.

    RISD 5K Flyer - please click here
    ASL Video - please click here

    For more information about RI School for the Deaf: http://rideaf.ri.gov

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  • Sunday, May 21st, 10am - 12pm (free)
    * Impossible Dream Playground *

    AG Bell Rhode Island Chapter will host a fun filled morning of play with other families of deaf/hard of hearing children who use cochlear implants or hearing aids and listening and spoken language. The event will be held at Impossible Dream Playground, 575 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI. Snacks & drinks will be provided and RSVP by May 14, 2017. For more information or RSVP: email to Karen Oliver at karen@riagbell.org.

    Impossible Dream Playground Flyerplease click here

    For more information about AG Bell RI Chapter: http://riagbell.org

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  • Sunday, May 21st, 3pm - 5pm (free)
    * American Sign Language Coffee Chat *

    American Sign Language Coffee Chat will be held at Three Sisters, 1074 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906. This is an opportunity to socialize using ASL. For more information, contact tbriker@gmail.com.

    Coffee Chat Flyerplease click here

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  • Thursday, May 25th, 12pm – 2pm (free)
    * Lunch & Learn Workshop *

    OSCIL will provide a lunch & learn workshop at OSCIL, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI. The topic of the workshop will cover the communication options for the deaf and hard of hearing and new RIde App. Interpreter and CART have been secured. Pizza will be served. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Margaret Molloy at 401-244-7792 or email: margaret.molloy@oscil.org.

    Lunch & Learn Workshop Flyerplease click here

    For more information about OSCIL: www.oscil.org

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    ***** PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE *****
  • Tuesday, May 30th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (free)
    * HLA-RI Chapter's Presentation *
    Stu Nunnery, Musician & Author will give a lecture, "Getting Your Music Back". Stu's lecture will be held at the Warwick Public Library, Meeting Room, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI.  CART will be provided.  For more information, contact Betsy Beach at betsybeach@verizon.net.

    Lecture Flyer please click here

    For more information about HLA-RI Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/HLAARI

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  • Wednesday, May 31st, 7pm - 8pm  (free) 
    * Perspectives Corporation ASL Coffee Hour * 
    Perspectives Corporation will host ASL Coffee Hour at Brewed Awakenings Coffee Hour, 1316 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI. The session will continue monthly through 2017. For more information, contact Heather Niedbala: ASL@perspectivescorporation.com

    ASL Coffee Hour Flyerplease click here

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

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June 2017


  • Thursday, June 1st, 5:30pm - 7pm
    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host 4th Annual Arts and Culture Night at 1 Corliss Park, Providence, RI. Spaghette Dinner (5pm - 6pm)to beneft the Class of 2017 for $5.00 each/Family $15.00. For more information: call 401-222-3525.  

    Arts Night Flyer please click here

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  • Saturday, June 10th, 10am - 12pm
    Cochlear America will host an educational seminar about different options for your child's hearing loss at Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information or RSVP: contact Elizabeth Fairchild at efairchild@cochlear.com or call 919-710-6859.  

    Seminar Flyer please click here

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  • Wednesday, June 28th, 7pm - 8pm  
    Perspectives Corporation will host ASL Coffee Hour at Brewed Awakenings Coffee Hour, 1316 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI. The session will continue monthly through 2017. For more information, contact Heather Niedbala: ASL@perspectivescorporation.com

    ASL Coffee Hour Flyerplease click here

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