Austin Deaf Events 2014-06-05

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Subject: Austin Deaf Events 2014-06-05
Date: June 4th 2014
                       AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS
 5 Jun 2014               Issue No. 196          Circulation 1154
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  1. Fair Housing videos in ASL with English Captioning
  2. 15 Principles for Reading to Deaf Children from Gallaudet. With voice-over and open captions in English or Spanish.

In this issue...
(OC) Open Captions; (SI) Sign Interpreted, (SI*) Sign Interpreted if requested in advance; (VI) Voice Interpreted
AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf AA and NA Meetings Churches -- (New listing) Recurring Events: ASL Happy Hour, Deaf Coffee Chat, Deaf Seniors Movies Event listings by title and by date

Date index:
06/05 TSD Commencement, 2pm
06/06 LAST DAY Deaflympics & TSD People Exhibit 06/07 Six Flags Fiesta Texas Deaf Awareness Day - San Antonio 06/14 Ladies' Prayer Tea
06/19 Bedpost Confessions (SI)
06/26-29 HLAA Convention 2014 - Austin 07/21-25 National Deaf Evangelism Conference

Name index:
Bedpost Confessions (SI) 06/19
HLAA Convention 2014 - Austin 06/26-29 Ladies' Prayer Tea 06/14
LAST DAY Deaflympics & TSD People Exhibit 06/06 National Deaf Evangelism Conference 07/21-25 Six Flags Fiesta Texas Deaf Awareness Day - San Antonio 06/07 TSD Commencement, 2pm 06/05

AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf (Austin Deaf Club) Events

Fridays 7pm - 1am, Saturdays 7pm - 2am. Happy Hour 7 - 10pm Fridays and Saturdays for members only. Admission: $5 for non-members
Where: Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748

Social Affairs: Marilyn Swanson, AADsecretary@PROTECTED Newsletter: Deb Kuglitsch, austindeafclub@PROTECTED

AA and NA MEETINGS (SI) for May 2014
TCSDHH provides sign language interpreters for the following AA and NA weekly meetings in Austin:

Tuesday NA Meeting 7:30-8:30 pm
209 W 27Th St, Dining Hall Behind Chapel, All Saints Episcopal

Wednesday AA Meeting 5:30-7:00 pm
5700 Manchaca Rd, Cherry Creek Plaza, Main Entrance

Thursday AA Meeting 5:30-7:00 pm
5700 Manchaca Rd, Cherry Creek Plaza, Main Entrance.

Saturday NA Meeting 7:00-8:00 pm
212 E Monroe, Christ's Workshop Bldg.

You can contact the Austin AA Hill County Intergroup at: 24-hour hotline 512-444-0071(v) or

Call Travis County Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 512-854-9221 to request an interpreter for other meeting times.

Also, AA meetings via WebCam led by Deaf and HoH sobriety facilitators:

CHURCH SERVICES for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Please see

DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--07/02 Every 1st Wednesday, 1-4pm Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca, Austin TX 512-448-0787, TDD: 512-462-2853

Deaf Chat Coffee schedule for Austin area: Open to everyone (deaf, hearing) with an interest in ASL.

DEAFNESS RESOURCE SPECIALIST available by appointment. TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd #100, Austin TX 78704. Contact: Brian Determan DeafnessRS7a@PROTECTED or 512-410-1786.


Find captioned movies by zipcode or city:

Alamo Drafthouse at the Slaughter location has Sony Caption Glasses available for all showings. Ask for them at the box office.

Other theaters: ask at ticket window or customer service for closed caption device.

Deaflympics & TSD People Exhibit
Ongoing thru June 6, 2014

Texas School for the Deaf, Heritage Center & Museum, 1102 S Congress Ave, Austin TX 78704

We proudly present this exhibition to recognize and honor our amazing former and present TSD students and staff who have participated in the International Deaflympics games as athletes, coaches, and even officials.

When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm; and, by appointments for other times and days. For a museum tour or an appointment, please email

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Deaf Awareness Day - San Antonio Saturday, June 7, 2014. Park Hours: 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257

Only $30.30 tax included

Purchase your tickets in advance at the Department of ASL and Interpreter Training at San Antonio College. To Purchase additional tickets at this special rate, please visit the San Antonio College table at the Six Flags Fiesta Texas front gate on the day of the event to receive your discount coupon. For more information, call 210-486-1106 or log on to

3 Easy ways to order tickets:
1. Order online at Promo code: DAD
Located: Top Right Corner
2. At the Department of ASL
3. Day of the event: At the San Antonio College table at the Six Flags Fiesta Texas front gate

Ladies' Prayer Tea
Saturday, June 14th, 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Jesus Deaf Church, 1307 Newton St, Austin TX 78704

Love: Love God and Others
Bring a brunch dish and we'll do a LOVE project together!


BedPost Confessions
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Ironwood Hall, 505 E 7th St, Austin TX 78702

Tickets are $10 at the door
Doors at 7:00, show starts promptly at 8:00 Full bar and pizza by the slice available!

The June performers are:



Emceed by BedPost Producer MIa Martina


The sponsors of our fabulous giveaways are Package Menswear, Little Shop of O's, Sexy Delicious Things, Glo's Goodies & Karuna Sessions, so be sure and register to win one of several sexy, sassy prizes when you arrive!

HLAA Convention 2014 - Austin
Thurs-Sun June 26-29, 2014
Renaissance Austin Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin TX

Please help us spread the news about this exciting and educational event – the Hearing Loss Association of America’s Convention 2014, June 26 – 29 at the Renaissance Austin located at 9721 Arboretum Drive in Austin. This is an opportunity for consumers with hearing loss as well as their family and the professionals who work with them to attend the largest communication-accessible educational program and trade show for people with hearing loss in the country. Every session has assistive technology (either hearing loop or infrared) and captioning.

Convention 2014 is the first annual event for Anna Gilmore Hall who became the executive director in July 2013. In a pre-Convention statement, she said, “If you have hearing loss, or know someone who does, this is the event for you. This is a unique opportunity to see products and services and to learn how to live successfully with hearing loss.”

Highlights of the event include:

· Music composer Richard Einhorn to deliver keynote address, A Life in Music After Hearing Loss at the Opening Session

· Technology Symposium, Emerging Technology for People with Hearing Loss moderated by the Consumer Electronics Association Foundation (CEA Foundation) with presentations by member companies: Aftershokz, Etymotic Research, Panasonic USA and LG Electronics

· Educational workshops on relevant topics such as hearing technology, relationships, communication, and employment issues; a special panel of veterans with hearing loss will take place on Saturday, June 28: Heroes with Hearing Loss – A Conversation with Veterans is sponsored by Hamilton CapTel

· Exhibit Hall full of the latest technology and services; complimentary Exhibit Hall passes are available for attendees and media

· Mobile Convention App sponsored by CTIA–The Wireless Association®

· Get Acquainted Party on opening night sponsored by CaptionCall

· Off-site event to the historic Scholz Bier Garten for BBQ and swing dancing sponsored by Sprint CapTel

· Fiesta Saturday evening banquet with entertainment: comedienne Gael Hannan followed by music by Austinite Kenny Luna; sponsored by Contacta

· Awards Breakfast and Ceremony honoring volunteers across the country; sponsored by CapTel Captioned Telephone

· Complimentary registration for veterans attending for the first time

· Southwest Airlines, official Convention airline with discounted fares and bonus Rapid Rewards miles

Additional sponsors include Advanced Bionics, AT&T, Cochlear Americas, Delta Air Lines, hi HealthInnovations, IBM, InnoCaption, IntriCon, Listen Technologies, MED-EL, Oticon, T-Mobile and Williams Sound.

Visit the Convention page of the website to find registration information, schedule-at-a-glance, workshop descriptions and more.

About Hearing Loss Association of America

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), founded in 1979, opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information, education, support, and advocacy. In addition to the Convention, HLAA publishes Hearing Loss Magazine, produces the Walk4Hearing, and advocates for people with hearing loss. HLAA also has an extensive network of chapters and state organizations. The national headquarters is located at 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1200, Bethesda, MD 20814. Phone 301.657.2248 or visit

National Deaf Evangelism Conference by United Pentacostal Church International Mon-Fri, July 21-25, 2014
New Life, 3200 Century Park Blvd, Austin TX 78727

Online registration:

Mail-In registration form:

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