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Events: Schedule


April 2015

  • Wednesday, April 29th, 5:30pm – 6:30pm (free)
    * RISDeaf’s 125th Birthday Kick Off Celebration *

    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host 125th Birthday Kick Off Celebration at Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI.  ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided.  RSVP is required. This event is sponsored by Board of Trustees - The Rhode Island School for the Deaf.  For more information, email: Celebrate@rideaf.net.

    Birthday Kick Off Flyer - please click here


May 2015


HEARING LOSS AWARENESS MONTH SCHEDULE - MAY 2015

  • Saturday, May 2nd, 9am
    * RISDeaf's 5K Walk-Run *

    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a 5K Walk-Run at Lincoln Woods State Park, 2 Manchester Print Works Road, Lincoln, RI. Money raised will help send RISD students to summer camp. For more information, contact Michelle Florio at mflorio@rideaf.net.

    RISD 5K Flyer - please click here
    Registration - please click here



  • Sunday, May 3rd, 12pm - 3pm (free)
    * Ice Cream Social & Make Mosaics with Artist/Teacher of the Deaf Peter Geisser *
    Ice cream social 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.   ASL Interpreters and CART will be provided. For more information, contact Cathy Saunders at saunders@childrensmuseum.org.

    Children's Museum Flyer - please click here


  • Saturday, May 9th, 10am - 11:30am (free)
    * Making Connections for Families with Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing *
    Rhode Island Parent Information Network will host a group meeting for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing at 1210 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI.  ASL interpreter will be provided. Child care is available and refreshments will be served.  RSVP is required. For more information or RSVP, contact Elsbeth Brown at brown@ripin.org or 401-277-3690.

    Making Connections Flyer - please click here


  • Tuesday, May 12th, 10am – 12pm (free)
    * Advocating for Hearing Assistive Technology at Public Places *

    Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing invites you to attend a presentation given by David Abell at the Newport Public Library, Program Room, 300 Spring Street, Newport, RI.  The presentation topic is Advocating for Hearing Assistive Technology at Public Places.  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


  • Wednesday, May 13th, 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: email at denise.corson@ors.ri.gov or call 401-463-0202 or visit ATEL's website: www.atel.ri.gov.  

    Demonstration Flyer - please click here


  • Friday, May 15th, 8am - 3:30pm
     * RIHAP's 21st Annual Seminar *
    Rhode Island Hearing Assessment Program will host 21st 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 registration or information: Sherri Lee Moniz, 401-277-3604 or email: Slmoniz@wihri.org.

    Seminar Brochure - please click here
    Online Registration - coming soon


  •  Tuesday, May 19th, 10am – 12pm (free)
    * Advocating for Hearing Assistive Technology at Public Places *

    Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing invites you to attend a presentation given by David Abell at the Warwick Public Library, Meeting Room, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI.  The presentation topic is Advocating for Hearing Assistive Technology at Public Places.  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


  • Tuesday, May 19th, 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. RSVP by May 14th. For more information or RSVP, contact RISHA Past President, Ellen Connery at Ellenconnery@verizon.net or visit RISHA's website: www.risha.info.

    RISHA Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, May 20th, 6pm - 9pm (free)
    * RICDHH Public Meeting *
    RICDHH Public Meeting will be held at the Department of Administration Building, Conference Room A, 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 21st, 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 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


  • Monday, May 25th, 6:15pm
    * PawSox Game *

    Boston Children's Hospital Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program will host PawSox Game at McCoy Stadium for deaf and hard of hearing children and their families. The cost is $10 per adult and free for children under age 21. For more information, contact Katie A. Prins at (781)209-5301 (voice/VP) or email: katie.prins@childrens.harvard.edu.

    PawSox Game Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, May 27th, 12pm - 2pm (free)
    * Lunch and Learn, Removing Barriers to Independence*
    Lunch and Learn, Removing Barriers to Independence workshop will be held at Ocean State Center of Independent Living, 1944 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI.  Pizza and light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required one week prior.  CART will be provided.  To register, or for more information: call 401-738-1013, Ext. 13 or visit ATEL's website: www.atel.ri.gov.  

    Lunch and Learn Flyer - please click here







Announcements:

(Posted 2/19/15)

2015 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award - 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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