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Archives for category National News & Events

CSUN Sign-n-RUN 5K ASL Festival

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March 20, 2011. CSUN NCOD welcomes you to CSUN SIGN N RUN 5K ASL FESTIVAL from 8 am to 2pm at National Center on Deafness, California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330. CSUN Sign n Run 5K ASL Festival! Join in the fun, 5K walk or run, bring friends, family, kiddies. Many booths about the Deaf Community. ASL Entertainment Program at end of event. For everyone, ages 0 – 100, Deaf, hard of hearing,...

100th Silent Weekend at Camp Yeager in California

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March 18-20, 2011. Sproul Ranch welcomes you to 100th Silent Weekend at Camp Yeager, 525 Ashby Lane, Cambria, CA 93428. COST $100.00 CELEBRATING OUR 100TH SILENT WEEKEND Application Deadline — March 4, 2011 — Silent Weekend — A 48 hour immersion of sign language for hearing ASL college students, 18 years and above who join together with our professional staff that is comprised of deaf, hearing impaired, and hearing...

Disneyland Deaf Awareness Day

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OC DEAF welcomes you to Disneyland Deaf Awareness Day from 8 am to 11 pm at Disneyland, 1313 South Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92802. The staff at OC DEAF invite you to a very special day of entertainment, magic, and fun at Disneyland Park! Advocates, families, and friends accompanying the deaf and hard of hearing during their visit to Disneyland Park are also invited to enjoy this exceptional value. Sign Language Interpreters provided by OC...

Event Followup: S.O.S 15th Anniversary

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Over 150 people attended Deaf Services (S.O.S) anniversary dinner party. The party was held this past Saturday the 18th at San Gabriel College.

After a delicious meal, a local group of ASL performers known as “Hands Performance Group” or “HPC” entertained the audience with an array of popular songs, going from romance to comedy and in between.

As the evening can to an end, the spotlight was on Alan Abarbanelle a.k.a....

A Simple Sign Means the World

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News Article from Puerto Rico written by Karol Joselyn Selpuveda for Primera Hora on September 2nd 2010, about an upcoming event related to the Deaf.

They learn the non verbal language that not many know, and they fight for their right to be accepted in a society that, on many occasions, treats them as “invisibles”. They are the Deaf community.

To help this community learn about their rights, there will be a conference-forum...