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Events: Schedule


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

  • Tuesday, July 8th, 9am to dusk
    The Rhode Island Deaf Senior Citizens will host a Picnic Day at Colt State Park, Route 114, Bristol, RI. Admission: $12.00 for member and $15.00 for non-member. Deadline is July 1, 2014. Bring your lawn chairs and bring your friends to join the fun. For more information, contact Raymond Niford, rwniford@comcast.net or VP: 508-915-3400. To make reservation: Carole Ronan, 66 Hedley Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919, email: ckronan16@gmail.com or VP: 401-354-7511.

    Picnic Flyer - please click here


  • Saturday, July 12th, 10am - 1pm
    Summer Celebration at Impossible Dream Playground, 575 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI 02886. For more information, contact Tara Townsend at (401) 270-0101 ext. 139 or email: townsend@ripin.org.

    2014 Summer Celebration Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, July 16th, 2pm
    Professor Nancy Shuster will have a Hearing Loss meeting at the South Kingstown Public Library, 1057 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale, RI. Authors Prof. Nancy Shuster, (Hearing Loss and Winning Solutions), and Marie Younkin-Waldman, (To Hear the Birds Sing: Conversations With My Heart, ) speak about their experience with hearing loss and cochlear implants, offering practical information and wisdom for those affected, their families, and friends. Free of charge, open to the public. Made possible by Friends of the Peace Dale Library.

    Living Well With Hearing Loss Flyer - please click here


  • Friday, July 18th - Sunday, July 20th
    Rhode Island Silent Camp, Total Immersion Weekend at YMCA Camp Watchaug, Charlestown, RI. Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing are invited to join! For more information or questions, contact: rhodeislandsilentcamp@gmail.com. For registration and emergency medical release forms: http://risilentcamp.jenrweb.com.

    RI Silent Camp Flyer - please click here


  • Monday, July 21st, 12pm - 2pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. CART Service provided upon request one week prior to seminar, by calling 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Monday, July 21st - Friday, July 25th
    Governor's Commission on Disabilities will host several public forms on the concerns of people with disabilities and their families. The forums will be held throughout the sate as part of the 24th year anniversary celebration of the signing of the Amercians with Disabilities Act (ADA). ASL interpreters and CART will be provided. Assistive listening systems will be available upon request at the hearing. For more information or to request an accommodation call, 642-0100 or 462-0101 (tty).

    Public Forums Flyer - please click here


August 2014

  • Wednesday, August 6th, 10am - 12pm
    The RI Parent Information Network will provide a workshop, Bullying & Harassment of Students with Disabilities; What Parents and Educators Need to Know, RIPIN, 1210 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI. ASL Interpreter will be available at this workshop. To register online visit: http://ripin.org/workshop_schedule.html or by phone: 401-270-0101, ext. 154. For more information, visit RIPIN's website: www.ripin.org or contact Michele Percival at 401-270-0101, ext. 154, 800-464-3399 or percival@ripin.org.

    Bullying and Harassment Flyer - please click here


  • Thursday, August 7th, 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 percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Tuesday, August 26th
    Friends of RI School for the Deaf will have a Golf Tournament at Agawam Hunt Club Golf Course, 15 Roger Williams Aven, Rumford, RI. Open to all golfers and registration deadline is August 15th. Proceeds benefit Rhode Island School for the Deaf Athletic Fund. For more information, contact Todd at 401-626-4365 or tmurano@rideaf.net.

    RISD Annual Golf Brochure
    - please click here




September 2014

  • Thursday, Sept. 4th, 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 percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Sept. 10th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Monday, Sept. 15th, 12pm - 2pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. CART Service provided upon request one week prior to seminar, by calling 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Friday, Sept. 19th - Saturday, Sept. 20th
    The Alumni Association of the Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a 50th Anniversary Reunion at West Valley Inn Banquet, 4 Blosson Street, West Warwick, RI 02893. For more information, contact Sandy Campanale, scampanale5@gmail.com.

    50th Anniversary Reunion Flyer - please click here


  • Saturday, Sept. 20th, 10:30am
    Corliss will host its 7th Annual 5K Walk at the Corliss Institute Grounds, 290 Main Street, Warren, RI. Registration at 10:30am and walk will take place rain or shine. ASL Interpreters will be provided. For more information, to register, or to request sponsorship forms, please contact Kelly Medeiros at 401-289-2681 (or 245-2223 TTY) or email: kelly@corliss.org or visit www.corliss.org.

    5K Walk Flyer - please click here
    Walk Sponsor Sheet - please click here


October 2014

  • Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 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 percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Oct. 8th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Thursday, Oct. 16th, 8:30am - 2:30pm
    Rhode Island School for the Deaf will host a conference that will provide a variety of workshops that focus on working with deaf/hard of hearing children who are enrolled in Early Intervention. This conference will be an educational and networking opportunity for early intervention providers and families of deaf/hard of hearing children. Accommodations will include American Sign Language and Spanish interpreters as well as CART services. The conference, which is free, will be held at the RI School for the Deaf, 1 Corliss Park, Providence and lunch will be provided. To register for the conference, contact Michelle Florio at mflorio@rideaf.net.

    EI Conference Flyer - please click here


November 2014

  • Thursday, Nov. 6th, 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 percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


  • Monday, Nov. 17th, 12pm - 2pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. CART Service provided upon request one week prior to seminar, by calling 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here


December 2014

  • Thursday, Dec. 4th, 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 percival@ripin.org.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here


  • Wednesday, Dec. 10th, 6pm - 8pm
    Simple Solutions for Persons with Hearing Loss Seminar will be held at the TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. CART Service will be provided. For more information or questions, call 462-7857.

    Free Seminars Flyer - please click here




Announcements:


(Posted 7/17/14)

Hamilton Relay 2014 Deaf Community Leader Award - please click here

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(Posted 5/28/14)

Hamilton Relay 2014 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award - please click here

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(Posted 4/17/14)

Press Release - Hearing Loss Awareness EXPO - please click here

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(Posted 4/17/14
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Perspectives Corporation

*** Job Opportunity ***
Behavior Specialist Position

Behavior Specialist (ASL Knowledge): Perspectives Corporation is seeking reliable and caring individuals to work in the homes of children with special health care needs (diagnoses varying from behavioral, development, physical and mental health needs). Behavior Specialists model strategies to parents, teachers, care givers to foster independence in the child’s home, school and community. As part of a team, receive supervision by a licensed clinician. Excellent opportunity for college students to gain experience working with children and families. Must have one year of college level education or currently be enrolled in a minimum of 6 college credits. Must have a favorable Criminal Background Check, driving record and DCYF clearance. Proficient users of ASL encouraged to apply. We offer competitive hourly rates, flexible schedules and comprehensive paid training.

Perspectives Corporation has earned top honors 5 years in a row of being vowed to one of RI’s Best Places to Work by RI Monthly Business News.

Visit our website to learn more, watch videos and to submit an on-line job application at www.perspectivescorporation.com

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(Posted 2/25/14)

Press Release - Mi Ok Bruining - please click here

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