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NVRC OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION – 25 YEARS – Nov. 2

September 17, 2013 in NVRC

25Year-NVRC_logoNVRC OPEN HOUSE

When:    November 2, 2013
Time:     10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where:  Northern Virginia Resource Center
for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC)
                3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
                Fairfax, VA 22030

                 DIRECTIONS to NVRC

Come celebrate with us! 

  • Visit our Demo Room, learn about the Virginia Technology Assistance Program
  • Meet our staff to learn about our outreach, interpreter and technology programs and our advocacy successes
  • Tour NVRC’s offices with members of our Board of Directors and Ambassadors’ Club
  • Enjoy light refreshments and fun raffles
  • Register for an ASL class or schedule an educational program

Come see why NVRC has been the area’s leading non-profit
for people with hearing loss for 25 years!
Interpreters and CART (live captions) will be available.

A HOH in the Dentist Chair – By Gael Hannan

April 5, 2013 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

By Gael Hannan, 4/1/2013, Hearing Health Matters

http://hearinghealthmatters.org/betterhearingconsumer/2013/a-hoh-in-the-dentist-chair/

 A Letter To My Dentist,

Having just escaped from your dentist chair for the second time in a week, I am writing while the experience is still painfully fresh in my mind.  Actually, the pain wasn’t nearly as bad as I expected – the drugs helped a lot.

As you know, Doc, I have hearing loss, and you’ve always been good about removing your mask when asked to repeat something. But I’m wondering if I might suggest a few other areas of your clinical service that could use some accessibility upgrades? And this isn’t just about me – you probably have many other hard of hearing clients, although not all would have disclosed this choice bit of personal info.

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