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Events: Schedule


August 2016

  • Wednesday, August 31st, 12pm - 2pm  
    Lunch & Learn Workshop with OSCIL/YMCA Partnership will be held at Ocean State Center for Independent Living, 1944 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI. OSCIL's new partnership with the YMCA will be discussed. The workshop is free and pizza will be served. ASL Interpreter and CART will be provided. For more information or RSVP: 401-738-1013.

    Lunch & Learn Workshop Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, August 31st, 7pm - 8pm  
    Perspectives Corporation will host ASL Coffee Hour at Brewed Awakening Coffee Hour, 1316 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI. The session will continue monthly through 2016. For more information, contact Heather Niedbala: ASL@perspectivescorporation.com.

    ASL Coffee Hour Flyer – please click here



September 2016
DEAF AWARENESS MONTH SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, Sept. 7th, 3pm - 6pm (free)
    * Family Fun Day * 
    Perspective Corporation will host 5th Annual Family Fun Day event at Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI. Free zoo admission, T-shirt, pizza and drinks! For more information or questions: 401-372-2012.

    Family Fun Day Flyerplease click here

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

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  • Friday, Sept. 9th, 1:30pm (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 and CART 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 Flyercoming soon

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

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

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  • Saturday, Sept. 10th, 10am - 11:30am (free)
    * Making Connections Support Group *

    Rhode Island Parent Information Network will host a group meeting for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI.  Jim Simon LISCW, CAGS, and Clinical Director of Perspectives will share the array of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services at Perspectives Corp.  ASL interpreter will be provided. Child care is available and refreshments will be served.  RSVP for childcare is required. For more information or RSVP, contact Elsbeth Brown at brown@ripin.org or 401-430-3915.

    Making Connections Flyer
    please click here

    For more information about RIPIN: www.ripin.org

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  • Sunday, Sept. 11th, 1pm - 3pm
    * Breast Cancer Support Group *
     
    Breast Cancer Support Group meeting will be held at Miriam Hospital, Room: Hurvitz (next to gift shop), 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI. The topic of the support group meeting is "What is Immunotherapy?" ASL Interpreter and CART will be provided. For more information, contact Bonnie Abols at 401-244-7771 or emal: babols@cox.net.

    Support Group Flyerplease click here

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  • Sunday, Sept. 11th, 2pm
    * Open Captioned Performance: Beowolf *
     
    Open captioned performance, Beowolf 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 Flyerplease click here

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

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 14th, 6pm - 8pm (free)
    * Learn about Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss *

    Learn about Assistive Technology for Hearing Loss workshop will be held at TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI.  CART services will be provided.  For more information: email at denise.corson@ors.ri.gov or call 401-463-0202.  

    Workshop Flyer please click here

    For more information about Assistive Technology Access Partnership: www.atap.ri.gov

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  • Thursday, Sept. 15th, 8am – 2pm
    * Annual Rhode Island Independent Living Conference *

    OSCIL will have Independent Living Conference at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI.  Communication Options for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop will be presented by Margie Molloy, IL Coordinator/Deaf Services. Keynote speaker is John Mood from N.E.A.Ds (National Education for Assistance Dog Services.) He will bring his assistive dog, Rainbow, to show how those with hearing loss and other disabilities can benefit from an assistive dog. The $10 registration fee includes a Continental Breakfast and lunch.  Sign Language Interpreters and CART have been secured. To request other accommodations, please contact OSCIL (401-737-1013) by September 2, 2016. For more information: email at lynne.powers@oscil.org or call 401-738-1013 or visit website: www.oscil.org.

    Conference Flyerplease click here
    Schedule & Registration - please click here

    For more information about OSCIL: www.oscil.org

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  • Saturday, Sept. 17th, 2pm - 7pm (free)
    * Bridgemark's Rally for Recovery *

    Bridgemark, Inc. will have the Rally for Recovery event at Roger Williams National Memorial, North Main and Canal Streets, 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

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  • Monday, Sept. 19th, 6pm - 8pm (free)
    * American Sign Language Week Kick Off *

    Center for Language Studies will have ASL Week Kick Off at Brown University, 195 Angell Street, Room 202, Providence, RI.  Refreshments will be provided and RSVP by Sept. 16th.  For more information or RSVP: email at ASL@brown.edu.

    ASL Week Kick off flyer coming soon

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 20th, 7:30am (departure)
    * RI Deaf Senior Citizens’ Bus Tour *

    RI Deaf Senior Citizens will host a trip to “The Big E” Springfield Fair via deluxe motorcoach transportation.  Pick up at the Silver Lake Community Center, 529 Plainfield St, Providence, RI – departs at 7:30am.  $62.00 per person and for more information, contact Ray Niford at 508-915-3400 or email: rwniford@comcast.net.

    Bus Tour Flyerplease click here

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  • Tuesday, Sept. 20th, 10am – 12pm (free)
    * Meet & Greet *
    Office of Rehabilitation Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Unit will host a Meet & Greet event at 40 Fountain Street, 1st floor, Providence, RI. Everyone is welcome to attend and meet the new Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf, Hector M. Sanchez. ORS will also have application information available if you would like to apply for services. For more information, contact Karen Davis at 401-462-7867 or email: karen.davis@ors.ri.gov.

    Meet & Greet Flyer - please click here

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

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 21st, 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

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  • Thursday, Sept. 22nd, 6pm - 8pm (free)
    * With Sign Language, We Are Equal: A Global Movement for Social Justice *

    Center for Language Studies will have academic discussion at Brown University, 195 Angell Street, Room 202, Providence, RI.  "With Sign Language, We Are Equal: A Global Movement for Social Justice" is the topic of the discussion.  ASL interpreters will be provided.  Refreshments will be provided and RSVP by Sept. 16th.  For more information or RSVP: email at ASL@brown.edu.

    Academic Discussion flyercoming soon

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  • Sunday, Sept. 25th, 11am – 3pm  
    * RISD's 125th Birthday *
    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host its final 125th birthday event at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf Field, One Corliss Park, Providence, RI. It will include chicken BBQ and pig roast with potatoes, applesauce, corn bread, and more. Hot dogs for kids, too! Catered by B & M Catering and there will be games and a bouncy house for kids. It is intended as a fun family event for alumni and current school families and local Deaf community. $20 ticket for adults/ $5 for 1 child over 6. Also, there will be a family price which is still being determined.

    RISD event Flyer coming soon

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

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  • Sunday, Sept. 25th, 4m – 6pm
    * Meet and Greet *  

    Rhode Island Chapter of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing invites you to attend a Meet and Greet at Three Sisters Cafe, 1047 Hope St, Providence, RI. Come meet parents and members of the RI oral deaf community who use listening and spoken language! For more information please contact: info@riagbell.org.

    RI AG Bell Meet and Greet Flyer - please click here

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 28th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    * Corliss' Wine Fundraiser *
    Corliss will host a wine fundraiser at Bristol Yacht Club, 101 Poppasquash Rd, Bristol, RI.  more information, contact Kelly Medeiros at 401-289-2681 (or 245-2223 TTY) or email: kelly@corliss.org.

    Wine Fundraiser Flyer please click here

    For more information about Corliss: www.corliss.org

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  • Wednesday, Sept. 28th, 7pm - 8pm (free) 
    * Perspectives Corporation ASL Coffee Hour * 
    Perspectives Corporation will host ASL Coffee Hour at Brewed Awakening Coffee Hour, 1316 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI. The session will continue monthly through 2016. 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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  • Sunday, Oct. 2nd, 1pm - 3pm (free) 
    * Mosaics: Parts and Wholes with Artist/Teacher of the Deaf Peter Geisser *
     
    Storytelling 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 admission is sponsored by Hamilton Relay.  For more 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

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Posted 7/20/16

Hamilton Deaf Community Leader Award 2016
Nomination Letter and Questionnaire - please click here

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