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Deaf, Hard of Hearing Town Hall – Victoria, B.C.

1) Town Hall Meeting – any concern, need improvements, complaints, feedback or input on any agencies or anything? Eg. for example —
Island Deaf Hard of Hearing Centre, Well-Being Program, South Island Vancouver Association for the Deaf and many more…
(for half hour – 45 minutes.)

2) Closed Meeting – (former Jericho Hill School students only)- less 30 minutes.

If you need an interpreter, PLEASE let me IMMEDIATELY know. (For hearing people, if neccessary.) Because I need to make arrangement to get interpreter advance in time.

Saturday, March 14, 2009
1-2 PM
Esquimult Recreation
527 Fraser Street,
Victoria, BC

lrumley075@msn.com

Free Interpreters!

Douglas College Interpreting Training Program:
Our first year students are ready to start to volunteer interpret. The great news is that we have 17 of them so I am sure there will be lots of opportunity. They are ready to volunteer interpret beginning next Monday February 23. People can send requests to INTR@douglas.bc.ca

Deaflympics Taipei 2009 – Jackie Chan

Toronto Deaf Film Festival

May 21-23 in Toronto
tidfaf.ca

Georgia Straight: Real-time Texting

A technology called real-time text could make all sorts of interactions—including contacting emergency services—much easier for those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired.
http://www.straight.com/article-198539/deaf-advocates-call-realtime-texting