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Assoc. of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) Potluck Luncheon Sat. March 21

February 24, 2015 in Community Events, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

The Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) will be having a potluck luncheon on Saturday, March 21 from 12 pm to 2 pm at NVRC, the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons.  Bring your favorite dish or dessert.

RSVP to Anne Bryant (abryant@pwcgov.org) to let her know if you are coming.

WHERE:
Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons
3951 Pender Drive,
Suite 130,
Fairfax, VA 22030

AGB, ALDA, HLAA, NAD & NATO – Joint Recommendations to the Department of Justice

November 21, 2014 in Captioning / Relay, Community News, Technology

 

 

Alexander Graham Bell Association
Association of Late-Deafened Adults
Hearing Loss Association of America
National Association of the Deaf
National Association of Theatre Owners

Joint Recommendations to the Department of Justice RIN 1190-AA63, CRT Docket No. 126

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations – Movie Theatres: Movie Captioning and Audio Description

READ DOCUMENT  – Joint Recommendations to the Department of Justice

Read Press Release 11/21/14 – DOWNLOAD – Joint Press Release (PDF)

View the live press conference Archive from Friday 11/21 from 10-11 AM EST

Join ALDA at the Movie Captioning Webcast-Friday 11/21/14-10-11AM EST

November 20, 2014 in Captioning / Relay, Community News, Technology

 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Groups and Movie Theater Owners
Joint Press Conference on Movie Captioning

National Press Club, Washington D.C.

November 21, 2014
10:00 – 11:00am ET

– WATCH Webcast –
View the live press conference Archive from Friday 11/21 from 10-11 AM EST

Read Press Conference Announcement

(Washington, D.C. – 21 November 2014) The Alexander Graham Bell Association (AG Bell), the Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA), the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), and the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) today announced an agreement to file joint recommendations with the Department of Justice regarding its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on captioning equipment in U.S. movie theaters.

DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ADVOCACY GROUPS AND THEATER OWNERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO MAKE JOINT RECOMMENDATIONS TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ON ADA RULE FOR MOVIE THEATERS 

Commitments To Voluntary Actions To Improve Access Also Outlined

(Washington, D.C. – 21 November 2014) The Alexander Graham Bell Association (AG Bell), the Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA), the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), and the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) today announced an agreement to file joint recommendations with the Department of Justice regarding its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on captioning equipment in U.S. movie theaters.

After several weeks of discussions, the five organizations agreed on a set of recommendations (attached) to the DOJ to improve access to movies for deaf and hard of hearing patrons.

Read entire Press Release – DOWNLOAD – Joint Press Release (PDF)

 

 

Summer & Fall Conferences 2014

May 12, 2014 in Community Events, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

ALDA’s 2014 Convention

Norfolk, VA October 8 – 12 , 2014
Early Bird Registration Ends May 31, 2014
For More Information . . .


2014 RID Region V Conference

San Diego, CA  June 25-28, 2014
More Information . . .


The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Convention

Austin, Texas June 26 – 29
More information  . . .


2014 AG Bell Convention – Make Your Hotel Reservation Today

Walt Disney World , Orlando, Florida
More Information  . . .

2014 RID Region II Conference

Atlanta, GA   July 1-5, 2014
More Information . . .

52nd Biennial National Association of the Deaf Conference (NAD)

Atlanta, Georgia , July 1-5, 2014
More Information . . .


Gallaudet 150 Alumni Reunion

Gallaudet University, Washington, DC July 9-13, 2014
More information . . .


Say What Club

Madison, Wisconsin  July 16-19, 2014
More Information  . . .


2014 RID Region IV Conference

Des Moines, IA   July 16-20, 2014
More Information . . .

2014 RID Region III Conference

Lansing, MI   July 24-27, 2014
For More Information  . . .


2014 RID Region I Conference

Wakefield, MA  July 31- August 3, 2014
For More Information  . . .


Check out NVRC.org Community Calendar calendar

ALDAcon Early Bird Registration – Ends May 31,2014

May 8, 2014 in Community Events

 

 

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The Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) will host its 26th annual international convention (better known as ALDAcon) at the beautiful Marriott Norfolk Waterside Hotel located in downtown Norfolk, VA. Register now to save.

Early Bird Registration Ends May 31, 2014
For More ALDA Convention Information CLICK here

 

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Event​: ALDA’s 2014 Convention
Location: ​ALDAcon, Marriott Norfolk Waterside Hotel, 235 E. Main Street,Norfolk, VA,
Starting on: 10/08/2014
Ending on: 10/12/2014

TDI-ALDA 2013 Joint Conference Briefs: Early Bird and Proposal Deadlines!

May 21, 2013 in Community Events, Community News

TDI-ALDA
2013 JOINT CONFERENCE BRIEFS
May 18, 2013        Issue # 6
Occasional announcements of the Joint Planning Committee 
to keep you informed regarding preparations for the TDI-ALDA 2013 Joint Conference  
to be held at the Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 16-20, 2013 
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Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaches!

 

The deadline for paying “Early Bird” registration rates to attend the TDI-ALDA 2013 Joint Conference is ONLY TWO WEEKS AWAY. Remember, the registration rates go up starting June 1, 2013.  So hurry, SAVE BIG BUCKS,and REGISTER ONLINE NOW by going to http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=ftgkvxfab&oeidk=a07e77us9bfeb9a13bb

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Joint ALDA-TDI 2013 Conference Briefs

January 22, 2013 in Community Events, Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

ALDA-TDI 2013 JOINT CONFERENCE BRIEFS  

January 21st, 2013
Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA, Inc)
8038 Macintosh Lane, Suite 2
Rockford, Illinois 61107-5336

Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA, Inc)

8038 Macintosh Lane, Suite 2

Rockford, Illinois 61107-5336
www.alda.org

January 15, 2013 Issue # 1
Conference Briefs PDF Document

Occasional announcements to keep you informed regarding preparations for the TDI-ALDA 2013 Joint Conference  

  You won’t want to miss the exciting opportunity to attend the historic TDI-ALDA 2013

Joint Conference. We’re breaking new ground with this “First Of Its Kind”

collaboration between two national organizations serving individuals who are
deaf or have a hearing loss. The conference will feature outstanding presenters,
a rich variety of exhibits, exceptional entertainment, and a “let it all hang out”
farewell karaoke party. Indeed, there will be something for everyone, and that’s a promise!

 Sincerely, Claude Stout

Chair TDI-ALDA 2013 Joint Conference Planning Committee

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Where and When? 

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