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You are invited to attend the Hearing Loss Association of America Kentucky Chapters Conference which will be held on September 11-12, 2015 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 West Jefferson Street. Our two-day educational program is presented by our membership and our partner the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, to bring better living through information and support in the areas of technology, treatment, and coping skills.

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The conference will include award presentations, exciting workshops, exhibits featuring state-of-the-art technology for everyone's telecommunication needs, and unique networking opportunities. Don't forget to book your hotel room at Hyatt; TDI has been able to secure a generous discount price of $149 per night for a room there.  If you'd like more information on that, visit this page. This will be the 21st Biennial TDI Conference held during the 47 years since TDI's establishment in 1968.

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Who Can Attend? Where is it?
Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students currently in the 9th-12th grades.

The camp "headquarters" will be at the American School for the Deaf. Housing will be in campus dormitories and trained dormitory staff will be in residence.

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A free all-inclusive retreat at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan designed to guide high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing through the college and job application process. (Lots of fun activities too: Motivational speaking, recreational Activities, visual/hands on Learning, college recruiting, team building activities, and the opportunity to meet professionals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.) Saturday only registration is available. 

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Deaf Awareness Weekend at the 2015 St. Louis Renaissance Faire 

May 30th and 31st, 2015  -- Rain or Shine the show must go on!  INTERPRETED!!!

Musical Performances, Sword Fighting, Jousting, Storytelling, Kid's Activities, and so much more . . .

Open weekends May 16th to June 14th, Plus Memorial Day May 25th -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

RAIN OR SHINE.  FREE PARKING.  800.373.0357

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The Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) will host its 27th annual international convention (better known as ALDAcon) at the beautiful Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas set in the shadow of the majestic Camelback Mountains.

Scottsdale offers a wide variety of things to do and see; something for everyone. So save the date September 16-20, 2015 and beginning in January 2015, reserve your room early for the fabulous rate of $109 per night + tax at www.scottsdaleresort.hilton.com

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CHILD-GUIDED ASSESSMENTS
featuring Dr. Jan van Dijk

March 10, 2015
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
(Lunch On Your Own)
AIDB Tuscaloosa Regional Center
2412 Skyland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

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The 2015 SSCHL Conference will be held October 16-17, 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

This is a full-day Friday, half-day Saturday event. Plan now to attend. See the attachment for the conference schedule!

Intended participants: Educators of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing,  Speech Language Pathologists, Listening and Spoken Language Specialists, Educational Audiologists. Parents and university students are welcome too!

All day Friday, until noon Saturday with registration for each day singly or both days.

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Do you want the opportunity to discover your future possibilities while grabbing the opportunity to see Gallaudet and vibrant Washington, D.C.? Come to this exciting new summer program for deaf and hard of hearing students who are currently in the 9th through 11th grades.

Here's what you'll be doing:

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An exciting intensive camp in which campers will be exposed to ASL 24/7 while learning from qualified ASL Instructors and practicing with camp counselors and peers who are deaf and hearing alike! This camp is for experienced signers who are at the intermediate level or above, a screening interview will be a condition of acceptance. Three different course levels will be offered, ensuring that each camper receives instruction appropriate to their skill level.