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Don't forget about our Christmas Party on Tuesday night from 5 to 7 pm at DeafConnect. Come on out for games, photos, hot chili and soup. All are welcome and anyone can bring a dessert or side dish to share. See you then!

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SE DeafBlind Webinar Series
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(ASL Interpreting, Captioning & Spanish Interpreting Provided)
Sponsored by the Southeast State DeafBlind Projects

TIME:  1:30PM CST; 2:30PM EST

This presentation will demonstrate how to develop and implement three classic literacy lessons: story boxes, experience books, and authentic choice-making.

PRESENTER: Susan M. Bruce, Ph.D  Boston College

Please Register by NOON EASTERN day of Presentation 

REGISTER HERE:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k8NNn3rxTnmboXl8GMHEvw

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SE DeafBlind Webinar Series
ASL Interpreters Provided/Spoken Spanish Interpreters Provided

TIME:  1:30PM CST; 2:30PM EST

PRESENTER: Chris Russell

Please Register by NOON EASTERN day of Presentation 

REGISTER HERE:  https://uky.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zH86hgGgSsC1xyqfHBVjZw

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Join us in the music city to learn how to maximize your hearing potential, to celebrate the rich sounds of music and to connect with other Cochlear Family members.

Cochlear Celebration 2019 is especially designed for new Cochlear Family members learning to hear their personal best and meet others with similar experiences.

  • Tips and strategies are offered by Cochlear experts to help you appreciate music with a Cochlear device.
  • Educational sessions led by experts to explain techniques to optimize your Cochlear technology.
  • Every meeting encourages interaction between Cochlear Family members with personal stories to share.
  • Enjoy a private party filled with entertainment and camaraderie with your Cochlear Family members.
  • The Information EXPO offers hands-on tips to maximize your hearing performance.
  • Lively childcare and teen programs are sure to cure homesickness (pre-registration required).

Register here

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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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Join us for the second annual FREE all-inclusive retreat opened to all 9th-12th grade students who are deaf and hard or hearing in Tennessee. At the retreat, students will get assistance filling out college applications and job applications as well as learn from successful Deaf/HH adults about their college and work experiences.

The retreat will be held at Camp Hillmont in White Bluff, TN. Transportation is available from Nashville to and from the retreat. Detailed information will be sent August, 2014. Email DHH@starsnashville.org for more information.

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TRID-Memphis Division and DeafConnect of the Mid-South, Inc in partnership with Pepnet 2 is bringing Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT) to the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Interpreter communities in Memphis and the Mid-South Area. 

CERT Training and certification takes place over two days.  Both days MUST be attended for certification: 

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 8:30 am-5 pm
Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 8:30 am-5 pm

Cost for the event:
$60 for both days must be paid by the start of workshop on April 16, 2016

RSVP: to Summer Chappell at DeafConnect via summer@deafconnectmidsouth.org or call 901.278.9307

CEUs are provided from Pepnet2

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This is Part 2 of a 2-day training.  In order to attend you must attend Part 1 on April 16th!

TRID-Memphis Division and DeafConnect of the Mid-South, Inc in partnership with Pepnet 2 is bringing Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT) to the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Interpreter communities in Memphis and the Mid-South Area. 

CERT Training and certification takes place over two days.  Both days MUST be attended for certification: 

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 8:30 am-5 pm
Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 8:30 am-5 pm

Cost for the event:
$60 for both days must be paid by the start of workshop on April 16, 2016

RSVP: to Summer Chappell at DeafConnect via summer@deafconnectmidsouth.org or call 901.278.9307

CEUs are provided from Pepnet2

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To sign up: https://hipaa.jotform.com/212214002983142...

Transcript: #BridgesTN and #BridgesWEST will be hosting Community Health Days on August 26th in Nashville and August 28th in Memphis. Come sign up for our new, free pharmacy program, and you can get your COVID-19 vaccination. Help save lives, and help save our overwhelmed hospitals. You can find all the details on social media and in the comments of this post, but I have an exciting announcement to share with you. Everyone who comes to Community Health Day will be entered in drawings for gift cards. We will draw several names to win $25, $50, and $100! Everyone who signs up to get vaccinated will be entered twice. See you at Community Health Days!

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Helen Keller National Center, Senior Adult Services, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2014 Confident Living Programs on

April 6-11, 2014. (Cut-off date to receive completed forms: Monday March 10.)

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October 19-24, 2014 (Cut-off date to receive completed forms: Monday, Sept. 15.)

These one-week programs are specially designed for Senior Adults (age 55 and better), who are hard of hearing and blind or visually impaired, and do not use sign language as their primary means of communication

Participants in this program will obtain information and an introduction to skills in:

• coping with hearing and vision loss
• enhancing independent living skills
• enhancing communication skills
• experiencing new technology
• self advocacy
• elder law
• emergency preparedness
• community integration
• developing community resources
• utilizing Support Service Providers (SSPs)
• leisure activity options
• sharing life experiences with others
• having FUN

Program Cost:
Tuition and Room and Board $900.00

Transportation:
Arrival & Departure
Participants must arrive on Sunday before 3 p.m. and depart on Friday by 2:00 p.m.

SSP:  Support Service Provider: 
We strongly encourage consumers to bring their own support service provider to assist them during the training.  SSPs will be given free room and meals during the week.  SSPs must provide their own transportation, and must share a room with their consumer.  SSPs may be friends, family member, or a service provider.

Due to the intensity and one-to-one focus for many of the classes, we accept a total of six (6) participants in each program.  Participants whose completed applications are received by the cut-off date will be given priority.  You may request an application from your HKNC regional representative or admission’s coordinator.  We hope to see you either in the Spring or Fall of 2014.