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HEARING LOSS AWARENESS MONTH: MAY 2014

  • Thursday, May 1st, 1pm -3pm (free)
    The RI 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). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or mnardi@ors.ri.gov.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Saturday, May 3rd, 1:30pm - 3:30pm (free)
    Hearing Loss Association of Rhode Island (HLA-RI) will host the return of Dr. Douglas Beck to discuss tinnitus. The program is free and open to the public at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. CART and refreshments will be provided. For more information: email Tina Thompson at hlarhodeisland@aol.com.

    Dr. Beck Flyer - please click here


  • Thursday, May 9th, 7:45am - 4:30pm
    Rhode Island Hearing Assessment Program will host 20th Annual Seminar, "Creating Positive Environments for Children with Hearing Loss" at Crowne Plaza at the Crossing, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI. ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. For information: Kathi Flanagan, 401-277-3738 or email: kflanagan@wihri.org.

    RIHAP Seminar brochure - please click here
    Seminar registration form - please click here
    Online registration - please click here


  • Saturday, May 10th, 9am (Registration starts at 8:30am)
    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a 5K Family Fest & Walk/Run (rain or shine) at Lincoln Woods State Park, 2 Manchester Print Works Road, Lincoln, RI. Money raised will help send RISD students to summer camp. Registration deadline is May 2, 2014. For more information: email camprisd@rideaf.net or call at 401-222-3525.

    RISD 5K Flyer - please click here


  • Saturday, May 10th, 10am - 11:30am (free)
    Rhode Island Parent Information Network will host resources group meeting for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing at 1210 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920. Child care and sign language interpreter available upon request. For more information: Email Tara Townsend, Family Support Coordinator at townsend@ripin.org or 401-270-0101 ext. 139.

    Resources Flyer - coming soon


  • Tuesday, May 13th, 9am
    Rhode Island Deaf Senior Citizens' May Breakfast and Mother's Day Bingo at 529 Plainfield Street, Providence, RI. Breakfast starts at 9am (when doors open) and Bingo starts at 10am. This event will be conducted in American Sign Language. Admission reservation deadline is May 9th. For information: call Diane 401-404-4892 VP or Carole 401-354-7511 VP.

    Breakfast & Bingo Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, May 14th, 2pm - 4pm (free)
    Rhode Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (RISHA) 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, please contact RISHA President, Ellen Connery at Ellenconnery@verizon.net or visit RISHA's website.

    RISHA Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, May 14th, 6pm - 8pm (free)
    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 visit ATEL's website.

    ATEL Flyer - please click here


  • Thursday, May 15th, 11am - 3:30pm (free)
    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 more than 20 exhibitors to share beneficial information and resources with people who have different levels of hearing. 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 Flyer - please click here


  • Sunday, May 18th, 1pm - 3pm (free)
    Storytelling and 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. There will be exhibitor tables so parents can become familiar with the resources that are available in Rhode Island. For more information, contact Cathy Saunders at saunders@childrensmuseum.org.

    Children's Museum Flyer - please click here


  • Monday, May 19th, 12pm - 2pm (free)
    Rhode Island Relay will host a Town Hall Meeting at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. Presentations and updates will be given by Courtenay Petracca, RI Relay, Denise Corson, ATEL and James Litvack, PARI. ASL interpreters and CART will be available. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by May 14th to: Courtenay Petracca at courtenay.petracca@hamiltonrelay.com or 401-368-5593.

    Town Hall Meeting Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, May 21st, 6pm - 9pm (free)
    RICDHH Public Meeting will be held at the Department of Administration Building, Conference Room B, 2nd Floor, One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI. The meeting is open for public. ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. For more information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    Public Meeting Flyer - please click here


  • Thursday, May 29th, 6pm - 9pm (free)
    The Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing invites you to attend a presentation given by Joshua N. Pila, Senior Counsel, LIN Media, at the Department of Administration Building, Conference Room A, 2nd Floor, One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI. The presentation will cover the updates on FCC's new rulings about captioning. ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. For more information, contact Pamela Zellner at 401-256-5511 or email: pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov.

    Presentation Flyer - please click here

 


June 2014

  • Thursday, June 5th, 1pm -3pm
    The RI 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). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or mnardi@ors.ri.gov.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Friday, June 27th - Sunday, June 29th
    The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC), The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC) and The TLC Parent Association (TLCPA) will host 2014 ASDC Conference at TLC, 848 Central Street, Framingham, MA 01701. The deadline for registration is June 6, 2014. For more information, contact Chris Kaftan, 2014 ASDC Conference Chair, asdc2014@tlcdeaf.org or visit website: www.tlcdeaf.org/ASDC2014.

    ASDC Conference Flyer - please click here
    Registration (PDF version) - please click here
    Registration (Online version) - please click here


July 2014

  • Thursday, July 3rd, 1pm -3pm
    The RI 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). For more information, contact Marie at 401-462-7866 or mnardi@ors.ri.gov.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here

 

Announcements:

 


(Posted 4/17/14)

Press Release - Hearing Loss Awareness EXPO - please click here

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(Posted 2/25/14)

Press Release - Mi Ok Bruining - please click here

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