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Events: Schedule

March 2015

  • Saturday, March 7th, 8:30am - 1:30pm
    Is College in Your Future? The 11th Annual College Planning Forum will be held at Providence College for students with disabilities, 504 plans and other challenges, their parents and school personnel. To request reasonable accommodations or more information, contact Diana Kriner at jane.cotter@ebecri.org or (401)270-0101 ext 129.

    College Planning Forum Flyer - please click here

  • Saturday, March 7th, 2pm - 4pm
    Hearing Loss Association of Rhode Island (HLA-RI) Special Meeting at Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. We have been working with Ed Ogiba, the Director of Chapter Development for Hearing Loss Association of America, to better understand how we can operate as both a state entity (influencing hearing access throughout Rhode Island) and as a chapter (organizing activities for our members). At our strategy and planning meeting we will redesign HLA-RI to be more effective as an organization, brainstorm ideas on how to solicit more participation, and plan our 2015 program. CART will be provided. For more information, email: HLARhodeIsland@aol.com.

    Special Meeting Flyer - please click here

  • Friday, March 11th, 6pm - 8pm
    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: www.atel.ri.gov.

    Technology and Communication Strategies Flyer: please click here

  • Friday, March 25th, 12pm - 2pm
    Lunch and Learn workshop, Removing Barriers to Independence at Ocean State Center of Independent Living (OSCIL), 1944 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI. Pizza and light refreshments will be served. The new demonstration is a lunchtime workshop for elders, individuals with disabilities and their care givers, that focuses on assistive technology which can improve access at home, work and in social settings. As well as, home accessibility that helps consumers with home modifications and the acquisition of adaptive equipment as part of their independent living goal to remove barriers to independence. To register or for more information: call (401) 738-1013, ext. 13.

    Lunch and Learn Flyer: please click here

  • Friday, March 27th, 6pm - 9pm and Saturday, March 28th, 9am - 5pm
    Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT) will be provided at Perspectives, 64 Dewey Avenue, Warwick, RI. The DSAT project is a collaborative project of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC). This workshop is free and it is for individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and use sign language to communicate. Lunch will be provided and RSVP by Friday, March 6th. To register/RSVP, email to Heather Niedbala or Pamela Zellner at: hniedbala@perspectivescorporation.com or pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov. For more information about the DSAT project: www.deafselfadvocacy.org. Self-Advocacy training tailored to Hard of Hearing individuals with different communication needs will be available in the future.

    DSAT Flyer
    - please click here
    Vlog - please click here

  • Tuesday, March 31st, 6pm - 8pm
    Perspectives Corporation offers ASL Bowling Social at AMF Lanes, 1450 Elmwood Avenue, Cranston, RI. The cost is $5 to bowl for two hours, including shoes and RSVP by March 27th. For more information or RSVP, email to Heather Anderson at handerson@perspectivescorporation.com.

    ASL Social Bowling Flyer - please click here

April 2015

  • Wednesday, April 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
    "Audism Unveiled" Film Screening and Panel Discussion at Metcalf Research Laboratory, Room 101 Friedman Auditorium 190 Thayer Street Providence, RI. Live Webcast: http://www.brown.edu/web/livestream. Refreshments will be served. American Sign Language interpreters will be provided. The event will be captioned. Friedman Auditorium is ADA accessible. For more information or to request accommodations, please contact ASL@brown.edu.

    Audism Event Flyer - please click here

  • Wednesday, April 29th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will have 125th Birthday Kick Off Celebration at the State House. This event is sponsored by Board of Trustees - The Rhode Island School for the Deaf.

    Birthday Kick Off Flyer - please click here

May 2015

  • Saturday, May 2nd, 9am
    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: email mflorio@rideaf.net.

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


(Posted 2/19/15)

2015 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award - please click here


(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