AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS http://austindeafevents.com/ 3 Mar 2016 Issue No. 217 Circulation 1211 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Calendar: http://austindeafevents.com/calendar Archive: http://austindeafevents.com/archives (Un)Subscribe: http://austindeafevents.com/subscribe Facebook: http://facebook.com/AustinDeafEvents 2,246 Likes! Twitter: http://twitter.com/AusDeafEvents
Congratulations to the Texas School for the Deaf players who won the Southwest Regional Academic Bowl: http://www.gallaudet.edu/news/sw-regional-academic-bowl-.html
Be sure to check the ADE Calendar or Facebook (links at top), and the AAD Calendar (link below) for late breaking news.
03/07 Application DEADLINE: Opening Minds, Opening Doors 03/08 Amplify Austin day to benefit TSD Foundation 04/10 Liturgical Prayers in ASL - mini retreat part 2 04/30 DEAFensive Driving (Registration DEADLINE 04/22!)
Amplify Austin day to benefit TSD Foundation 03/08 Application DEADLINE: Opening Minds, Opening Doors 03/07 DEAFensive Driving 04/30 (Registration DEADLINE 04/22!) Liturgical Prayers in ASL - mini retreat part 2 04/10
SET IT & FORGET IT: You can pre-schedule your donation anytime prior to March 8. Simply click https://tsdfoundation.org/amplify/ to VISIT the Amplify TSDF page on our website. We've included step-by-step directions, detailing everything you need to know about setting your donation in advance.
KICK-OFF PARTY: Join us on Tues., March 8 (5:30–8:30 pm) at The Picnic (1720 Barton Springs Road) to KICK OFF AMPLIFY TSDF 2016 and enjoy food, fun, and friends.
QUESTIONS? Contact Carol Richards, TSDF Executive Director, carol@PROTECTED or 512.462.5750
Application DEADLINE: March 7, 2016
Contact Eric Clow (see below) for accommodations.
Opening Minds, Opening Doors: Preparing a Powerful Story for Presentation
The application deadline for the new Opening Minds, Opening Doors class in Austin has been extended to March 7th. This program is FREE and a great opportunity for self-advocates to become stronger writers, develop public speaking skills, and present their stories at conferences around the state. If you know anyone who would be interested in joining this program, please forward them this information.
In this class, each participant will write a personal story and develop the presentation skills needed to deliver it in public. Dr. Chris Strickling, director of Actual Lives Austin, will instruct this class. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Find your voice, tell your story, and build the skills necessary to advocate for disability rights. For more information about our program, please visit http://www.vsatx.org/whatisomod.html or read the "Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Join OMOD" here.
3710 Cedar Street #7
Austin, TX 78705
toll free: 866-489-8412
Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language: Basic Congregational Responses in the Mass
Light refreshments will be served.
Join us to watch this invaluable ASL video on Mass apsects of liturgical prayers. http://www.ncod.org/resources
Cost: $40/lunch included
Registration Deadline: April 22, 2016
Are you interested in taking a defensive driving course to reduce the cost of your insurance or to dismiss a speeding ticket? Here’s the place. TCSDHH will be sponsoring “Texas Friendly Defensive Driving Schools” to teach a class for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participants. Interpreters will be provided. Please request additional accommodations and complete pre-registration and payment by 4/22/16. Note: Registration will not be refunded for no show later than 9:05. ***The door will be locked at 9:05 am – no exceptions!***
**Please bring your ticket to the class for paperwork.**_
DEAFensive Driving Registration
Pre-payment Option: Cash / Money Order
Lunch Options: Thundercloud Subs
Turkey - Roast Beef - Ham - Cheese - Tuna - Chicken Salad - American Classic (ham, salami & bologna) White - Wheat Cookie Chips
Please mail or bring registration to:
2201 Post Rd #100, Austin TX 78704
Or contact us at: 512-854-9205 (v) or 512-410-1598 (vp)
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
--- AA, ALANON and NA MEETINGS (SI) ----------------------------- TCSDHH provides sign language interpreters for the following weekly meetings in Austin:
Monday AA Meeting, 6:00-7:30 pm
7517 Cameron Rd
Tuesday NA Meeting, 7:30p - 8:30p
Faith Presbyterian Church
1314 E. Oltorf (west of I-35)
(Across from Travis HS)
Wednesday AA Meeting 5:30-7:00 pm
5700 Manchaca Rd, Cherry Creek Plaza, Main Entrance
You can contact the Austin AA Hill County Intergroup at: 24-hour hotline 512-444-0071(v) or http://www.austinaa.org/.
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: http://doda.nefsis.com/doda
---- CHURCH SERVICES for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing ----------- Please see http://austindeafevents.com/church.html
---- RECURRING EVENTS -------------------------------------------
DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--12/03 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: http://happy.deafcoffee.com/austin-tx/ 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.
Volunteer Legal Aid Services
Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell (Haskell & Comal)
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