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Deaf Awareness Week in Puerto Rico

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The week of September 25th to October 1st is very special in Puerto Rico due to the celebration of the Deaf Awareness week. This event has been celebrated together with the Deaf March during the last 10 years. The Deaf march will take place on September 24, 2011 at 10:00 am. The March will depart from the Hiram Bithorn Stadium and will arrive at Colegio San Gabriel where a representative from the Governor will establish the week of September...

WORLD FEDERATION OF THE DEAF

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Legal Seat – Helsinki, Finland

An International Non-Governmental Organisation in official liaison with ECOSOC, UNESCO, ILO, WHO and the Council of Europe, established in Rome in 1951

PO Box 65, FIN-00401 Helsinki, FINLAND FAX: +358 9 5803 572 www.wfdeaf.org

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), its Members and the 2,100 participants from 125 countries at the XVI World...

Tijuana SVR A.C. is part of Mexican Deaf History

Posted by on in International News & Events, Mexico

At the seminar SEÑALEES, Septimo Seminario Talleres, Modelo Educativo Bilingüe para el Niño Sordo, held in Mexico City, the educator, David Alejandro Torres López presented his book, “Estrategias y recursos para el desarrollo de competencias en el niño Sordo, Modelo de la Educación Intercultural Bilingüe.” Chapter IV of this book is entitled, Kofotecnología, which includes the subheading Videollamada y videoconferencia. Mr....

GraciasVRS and ASL at Deafnation 2010

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LOCATION: Sands Expo and Convention Center 201 Sands Ave Las Vegas, NV 89109

DATES: Monday, July 19th through Thursday, July 22nd and the hours are from 9am-5pm each day.

Life or Deaf Presentation Times: In an Emergency You Can Make a Difference. GraciasVRS Presents: It’s a Matter of Life and Deaf” Tuesday, July 20th at 10am and Thursday, July 22nd at 11am

COST to the public: FREE

The 2010 DeafNation...

Let’s Start a Letter Chain to Help Our Deaf Chilean Brothers and Sisters

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Gracias VRS received this letter below from concerned parties in Chile and support these efforts. Here is the letter we received and we encourage anyone interested in helping to support their cause.

Good afternoon dear colleagues.

We, a group of interpreters from Spain, Uruguay, Colombia and Brazil, invite all of you to join in an initiative to send hundreds of emails to officials of the Chilean Government and the media asking...