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JEWISH DEAF CONGRESS Aug 13-15, 2017

February 9, 2017 in Community Events

 

Washington Society of Jewish Deaf

SAVE THE DATE
JEWISH DEAF CONGRESS
AUGUST 13-15, 2017

Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Meeting Center
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Interested sponsors, exhibitors, and advertisers can contact Jeffrey Cohen at jeffreycohen41@icloud.com.

NVAD – Superbowl Party – February 5th 4:00 – 11:00PM

January 26, 2017 in Community Events, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF

WHEN: February 5, 2017
TIME: 4:00 to 11:00 pm
LOCATION: 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030
ADMISSION: $12.00
All Donations Proceeds goto LEAD-K

PIZZA & WINGS Will be provided
PreGame Dinner 5:00PM

Pleas follow your last name:
A-I – Appetizers
J-Q – Cold Salads
R-Z – Deserts

Please RSVP by Feb 2nd 
To Kathy Ferris – kathyferris07@gmail.com
With dishes you are bringing to prevent duplicates and the number people coming to the party.

See flyer for More information

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FTC – Consumer Protection Issues in Hearing Health Care – Workshop April 18th

January 26, 2017 in Community Events, Hearing Aids, Technology, Wearables

Competition, Innovation,& Consumer Protection Issues in Hearing Health Care

Workshop: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a workshop in Washington, DC on April 18, 2017 to examine several crucial issues raised by hearing health and technology, particularly hearing aids and devices with similar functions and features. The workshop will bring together researchers, health care providers, industry representatives, consumer representatives, policymakers, and others to examine ways in which enhanced competition and innovation might increase the availability and adoption of hearing aids by those consumers who need them.

The daylong workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC 20024. Pre-registration is advised. A detailed agenda will be published at a later date. Information about reasonable accommodations is available on the conference website. A live webcast of the workshop will be available on the day of the event.
For more information please visit the workshop website.

Source: HLAA-DC Chapter

Homeownership Seminar for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Sat. Jan 28th

January 26, 2017 in Community Events

 

 VHDA Certificate Seminar 

When: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lunch provided by PAH, Inc
Where: James J. McCoart Government Center
Powell’s Creek Conference Room 

1 County Complex Court
Prince William, VA 22192

To register, please email SmartMoney@pwcgov.org

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Virginia Cooperative Extension 5 days prior to the event at 703-792-6287 during the business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120. 

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Northern Virginia Tinnitus Support Group Meeting – Jan 31st • 7pm

January 12, 2017 in Community Events

 

Northern Virginia Tinnitus Support Group Meeting

Date:  Tuesday, January 31st at 7PM

Presentation:    University of Maryland Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Program (via Skype)

Location: Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons

3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
Fairfax, VA 22030
Directions to NVRC:  http://www.nvrc.org/about/directions/

For additional information, please contact:
Elaine Wolfson, erwolfson@comcast.net
Marian Patey, mjpatey@fcps.edu

TINNITUS AND HYPERACUSIS PROGRAM General Information_2014

McLean Community Players’ production of “Company,” Feb. 18th

January 12, 2017 in Community Events

 

George Furth and Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company,”

The McLean Community Players’ production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company,” will have ASL interpretation at the performance on Saturday, Feb. 18, at  8:00 pm in the Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.

Tickets are $23-$25 and are available at: www.McLeanPlayers.org or through
OvationTix at 866-811-4111.

See the Accessibility page at www.McLeanPlayers.org  for information about American Sign Language interpretation at this performance. With adult themes, this show is most suitable for ages 17 and older.

Eastern Deaf Bikers Holiday Party – Saturday, Jan. 28th

January 10, 2017 in Community Events, Community News

January 28, 2017 Saturday
Time: 12 Noon

Northern Virginia Resource Center (NVRC)
3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, 
Fairfax, VA 22030

EDB will provide ham.  

Please follow  your last name A-Z.
A – F: Desserts
G – L: Appetizers
M – S: Cold Salads
T – Z: Hot Dishes

Please inform Darrell Dall at president@EasternDeafBikers.org what dish(es) you will bring to prevent duplicates and the number of people coming to the party.

After the Holiday Party, there will be a meeting. According to EDB bylaws, we are required to have a membership meeting twice a year.

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NVAD GENERAL MEETING – Jan 21st – 2017

December 22, 2016 in Community Events

The January NVAD General Meeting will be held:
The swearing in of the new NVAD board and General meeting will take place at that day and time.
 
Northern Virginia Resource Center
(NVRC)
 
See you next week! Be safe and warm this Friday and Saturday!
NVAD Board

NVAD GENERAL MEETING
Swearing in New Officers for 2017

Saturday ~ January 21, 2017
9:30AM to 12:00PM
Northern Virginia Resource Center (NVRC)

3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
Fairfax, VA  22030
If you have any question, please contact Juliann Chavez: jachavez64@gmail.com

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ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection – Nov. 13th

November 3, 2016 in Community Events

The National Gallery of Art –
ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on:
Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 pm. 

The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html

All are welcome!

Join us for – Science with Jefferson Lab! Nov. 5th

October 19, 2016 in Community Events

 

Co-sponsored by Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Radford University, and Outreach Services, VSDB

  • When? – Saturday, November 5, 2016,  9:30am – 2:30pm
  • Who? – For students grades 4 through 8 who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired from any school in Virginia. Students are welcome to bring 1 sibling in the same age group.
  • What? – A day of science activities and a great opportunity to meet students from other school divisions who are also blind/vi or deaf/hh. Special features: Science Educator, Brita Hampton of Jefferson Lab; Betti Thompson of VA Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will share info about the Technical Assistance Program (TAP – alerting devices, special telephones, etc. for the home) and Jill Tomlinson of the VA Dept. for the Blind and Vision Impaired will share information regarding DBVI with families, 1:30-2:30!
  • Where? –  Radford University, Hulbert Building (more commonly referred to as “The Bonnie”), 2nd Floor, Rooms 428, 249, and 250 (also known as the Hulbert Combo)
  • How Do We Register? –  Complete registration form in Google Forms at: https://goo.gl/forms/pDmL73MfsgkrrRlh2 (you may need to cut and paste this into your browser line) or send paper registration to be received before Monday, October 31, 2016. See registration form for more details.

For more information, please contact Dr. Debbie Pfeiffer, Director of Outreach Services at debbie.pfeiffer@vsdb.k12.va.us  or (540) 414-5249.  Hope to see you there!

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Art Signs: Programs in American Sign Language – Nov. 20th

October 13, 2016 in Community Events, Community News

 

Gallery Talks

Art Signs gallery talks are presented in American Sign Language by Deaf gallery guides. ASL interpreters voice information and observations allowing hearing and Deaf audiences to discover art together under the leadership of a Deaf guide.

View schedule of upcoming Art Signs gallery talks

Sunday, November 20, 1 p.m.

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

To join our Art Signs mailing list and receive e-mail updates on upcoming programs and special ASL events at SAAM, email WilsonCL@si.edu

Art Signs: Programs in American Sign Language – Oct 23rd

October 13, 2016 in Community Events, Community News

 

Gallery Talks

Art Signs gallery talks are presented in American Sign Language by Deaf gallery guides. ASL interpreters voice information and observations allowing hearing and Deaf audiences to discover art together under the leadership of a Deaf guide.

 

View schedule of upcoming Art Signs gallery talks

Sunday, October 23, 1 p.m.

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Sunday, November 20, 1 p.m.

To join our Art Signs mailing list and receive e-mail updates on upcoming programs and special ASL events at SAAM, email WilsonCL@si.edu

Deaf Jam Film Screening, Poetry Slam and Gallery Tours – Nov. 6th

October 13, 2016 in Community Events, Education & Outreach

 

Join us for a special program with the National Portrait Galleryasl_tours

Sunday, November 6, 2016

In the documentary film Deaf Jam, director Judy Lieff follows a deaf teen who boldly enters the spoken word poetry slam scene. After the screening, join Lieff for a question and answer session, followed by a live presentation of American Sign Language poetry by Gallaudet University students. (70min.)

Gallery tours in ASL at 3 p.m. Meet in the G Street lobby

Film screening at 4 p.m. McEvoy Auditorium

Poetry slam will begin following film Q&A McEvoy Auditorium

Events are open to deaf and hearing visitors. ASL interpreters will be available. This program is a collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery.

Check out the event on our calendar.

Art Signs: Programs in American Sign Language
http://americanart.si.edu/education/asl/

SAVE THE DATE – NVRC Annual Meeting – Dec. 3rd

October 7, 2016 in Community Events, NVRC Announcements

 

nvrc

Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons

Please Save the Date for the NVRC Annual Meeting

More information to come  . . . . .

  • December 3, 2016
  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
  • 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030

Homeownership Seminar for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community – Oct 22nd

October 6, 2016 in Community Events

 

Thinking about Buying a Home? 

The Financial Education & Housing Counseling Program of Virginia Cooperative Extension invites you to a complimentary 

Homeownership Seminar for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

VHDA Certificate Seminar 

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lunch provided by PAH, Inc
Where: James J. McCoart Government Center , Powell’s Creek Conference Room 

1 County Complex Court
Prince William, VA 22192

To register, please email:  SmartMoney@pwcgov.org

Website: http://www.pwcgov.org/money

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Virginia Cooperative Extension 5 days prior to the event at 703-792-6287 during the business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120. 

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