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Mid Tennessee Deaf Campout 6th Annual Picnic will be on August 8th at Riverside RV Park and Resort. Lunch will start at noon. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, beans, coleslaw, potato chips, desserts, and door prizes! Adults are $10.00, Kids (6-11) are $5.00, and Kids under 6 are free.  Please RSVP to jangel1949@aol.com.

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Mid Tennessee Deaf Campout 6th Annual Picnic will be on June 6th at Cumberland Mountain State Park, Pavilion Shelter #1. Lunch will start at noon. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, beans, coleslaw, potato chips, desserts, and door prizes! Adults are $10.00, Kids (6-11) are $5.00, and Kids under 6 are free.  Please RSVP by June 4th to jangel1949@aol.com.

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Signups are open for Summer ASL Conversation Class at DeafConnect of the MidSouth. Class meets weekly for 5 weeks from 6pm - 8pm. A minimum of 9 students is required. All who have completed ASL Level 1 Class or higher are welcome to register. Cost is $50.00

To sign up go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0949afad2ba3fa7-summer1

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Signups are open for Summer ASL Level 1 Class Jun 2nd- Aug 18th at DeafConnect of the Mid-South. Class meets weekly for 12 weeks from 6pm - 8pm. A minimum of 9 students is required.

$100.00 Instruction +  $75.00  Textbook = $175.00 Total Cost

To sign up go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0949afad2ba3fa7-summer

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Come one and all!! Come and support our JCTAD to help raise money for our 2017 TAD Conference at Paris Landing State Park. 

Admissions:  Adults who bring foods: $6 each person, Adults who don't bring foods $8 each person, Kids 5-11 $4 each person, kids under 4 are free. 

Bring swim suits, towels, sunblock.  There will be games and prizes!!

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Come one and all!! Come and support our JCTAD to help raise money for our 2017 TAD Conference at Paris Landing State Park. 

Admissions:  Adults who bring foods: $6 each person, Adults who don't bring foods $8 each person, Kids 5-11 $4 each person, kids under 4 are free. 

Bring swim suits, towels, sunblock.  There will be games and prizes!!

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Come one and all!! Come and support our JCTAD to help raise money for our 2017 TAD Conference at Paris Landing State Park. 

Admissions:  Adults who bring foods: $6 each person, Adults who don't bring foods $8 each person, Kids 5-11 $4 each person, kids under 4 are free. 

Bring swim suits, towels, sunblock.  There will be games and prizes!!

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Come one and all!! Come and support our JCTAD to help raise money for our 2017 TAD Conference at Paris Landing State Park. 

Admissions:  Adults who bring foods: $6 each person, Adults who don't bring foods $8 each person, Kids 5-11 $4 each person, kids under 4 are free. 

Bring swim suits, towels, sunblock.  There will be games and prizes!!

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Admission: $10, Children: $5, Children 5 & under are free

Sign up for ASL Class email list and learn about Deaf history and Deaf culture.  

Food!  Fellowship!  Fun!  

The first 50 emergency responders (police, sheriff, fire, EMT) will receive a free booklet of ASL Signs for Emergencies.  

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Schedule

The Institute will begin at 2:00 pm on Monday and continue through noon Thursday.  There will be evening sessions on both Monday and Tuesday.  Participants who elect to stay in the cottages at TSD may check in on Monday between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Curriculum:

Small group sessions will cover the following topics:
Sign to Voice Interpreting                               EIPA
Ethics of Educational Interpreting                   Frozen Texts
Role and Responsibilities      Interpreting Social Studies
Appropriate Tutoring for Deaf Students  Idioms
Socially Restricted Signs    Individual Feedback              
Classifiers      Deaf Culture
Interpreting for Students with Multiple Disabilities          
                               
Large group sessions will cover:
“Brain Gym” activities for Deaf Students and Interpreters
Transition for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students
Non-Traditional Students (Going Back to College…)
Update on Recent Proposed Interpreter Law
Deaf Students on the Autism Spectrum
Troubleshooting Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

Evening sessions will provide opportunities for interaction with Deaf community members, as well as an Interact performance and TRID reception. 

Transportation:

Transportation costs will be the responsibility of the participants.  (School systems are encouraged to reimburse the participants in accordance with State of Tennessee approved travel regulations.) 

Housing

Participants may stay in the cottages at the Tennessee School for the Deaf.  Persons will be assigned on a two-per-room basis (each room has 2 twin beds).  Each bedroom has its own private bathroom.  There will be no cost for this campus housing.  Participants are free to make other arrangements for housing; any associated costs will be the responsibility of the participant.

Meals

Continental breakfasts and snacks will be provided each day at no cost to participants.  Lunches are the responsibility of the individual.  An extended time period will be given each day to allow participants to go back to the cottage (participants may use the kitchens) or to go off-campus for lunch.  There are numerous full-service and fast food restaurants within a few miles of TSD. 
Linen

Each participant should bring his/her own linen (sheets, pillowcases, towels, blanket, etc.)  Participants will have access to washers and dryers.

Dress

Casual dress is encouraged.  Participants should bring a light jacket or sweater, since classes are held in air-conditioned rooms.

Registration and fees

Institute registration is limited due to space constraints.  The completed registration form (including registration fee of $55 for TN residents/$75 for out-of-state residents) must be postmarked no later than May 18, 2015.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see attached registration form.

A registration fee of $55.00 in-state/$75.00 out-of-state is required.  Please send a check or money order made payable to PTCA of TSD (Parent Teacher Counselor Association of the Tennessee School for the Deaf).  Completed registration forms and checks should be mailed to:

Tina Prochaska
Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37920
865/579-2429
tinap@tsd.k12.tn.us