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Welcome to My World: my experience with hearing loss.
LOCATION: Poulsbo Library 700 NE Lincoln Rd Poulsbo, WA 98370
DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 21 from 10 am - 2:30 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Conference and Workshops
DESCRIPTION: In this interactive and participatory workshop, Kimberly Parker will educate audience members on issues that affect people with hearing loss and their family members. Utilizing powerful images, compelling stories and humor. Kimberly will share her personal journey making the transition from hearing to deaf to hearing electronically with cochlear implants. During a working lunch you will get to experience for 1 hour what it is like to have a hearing loss. Kimberly will also share communication strategies and resources and challenge you to think about what you want to commit to for yourself moving forward. PLEASE NOTE that RSVP REQUIRED. Kimberly Parker has a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Boise State University and graduated from the Peer Mentor Program at Gallaudet University. She was diagnosed with a severe to profound hearing loss at the age of 22, while in college. Kimberly wrote Lost in Sound A One Woman Play to raise awareness about hearing loss a silent epidemic affecting over 48 million Americans. In her play, she depicts more than eight characters telling her hearing loss journey from different perspectives. Lost in Sound debuted at Seattle Town Hall in 2015. Her performance was professionally filmed and edited and her DVD is available for purchase on Amazon. This workshop will be presented in spoken English, with a hearing loop, CART, and ASL interpreters provided. PTASL interpreters gladly provided upon request. Please request by August 21. 360-338-6024 VP PARTICIPATION LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE. RSVP REQUIRED. LUNCH PROVIDED. Please note any dietary restrictions when you RSVP. Participants are asked not to wear perfume or other chemically scented products.
CONTACT: Diane Cinney
EMAIL: Diane.Cinney@dshs.wa.gov


DeafThrive
LOCATION: Cal Anderson Park Seattle
DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
EMAIL: deafthrive@gmail.com


Deaf & Hard of Hearing Community Night - Seattle Mariners
LOCATION: T-Mobile Park Seattle
DATE/TIME: Friday, September 27 at 7:10 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Sports & Recreation
DESCRIPTION: Bring your friends and family to the game to support the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. ASL interpreting services will be provided on-field during the National Anthem. To buy tickets or for more information call 206-346-4550.
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WSAD/WSRID Conference
LOCATION: Airport Marriott SeaTac
DATE/TIME: October 3-6, 2019
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
DESCRIPTION: "Make it Matter"
EMAIL: conferencewsrid@gmail.com
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DeafNation Expo
LOCATION: Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Hall A 1500 Commerce St. Tacoma, WA 98402
DATE/TIME: October 18-19, 2019
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
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Welcome to My World - ODHH
LOCATION: Tilikum/SWCDHH 301 SE Hearthwood Blvd Vancouver, WA 98684
DATE/TIME: Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Conference and Workshops
DESCRIPTION: This workshop will be presented in spoken English, with a hearing loop, CART, and ASL interpreters provided. PTASL interpreters gladly provided upon request. Welcome to My World: my experience with hearing loss. In this interactive and participatory workshop, Kimberly Parker will educate audience members on issues that affect people with hearing loss and their family members. Utilizing powerful images, compelling stories and humor, Kimberly will share her personal journey making the transition from hearing, to deaf to hearing electronically with cochlear implants. During a working lunch, you will get to experience for 1 hour what it is like to have a hearing loss. Kimberly will also share communication strategies and resources and challenge you to think about what you want to commit to for yourself moving forward.
CONTACT: Di Cinney
EMAIL: Diane.Cinney@dshs.wa.gov


Welcome to My World: my experience with hearing loss.
LOCATION: Bellingham Community Co-Op Bakery Building Connection Classroom 405 #Holly St., Suite 103 Bellingham, WA 98225
DATE/TIME: Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 2:30 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
DESCRIPTION: This workshop will be presented in spoken English, with a hearing loop, CART, and ASL interpreters provided. PTASL interpreters gladly provided upon request. Please request by October 21, 2019. Participation limited to 25 people. RSVP required. Lunch provided. Please note any dietary restrictions when you RSVP. Participants are asked not to wear perfume or other chemically scented products. In this interactive and participatory workshop, Kimberly Parker will educate audience members on issues that affect people with hearing loss and their family members. Utilizing powerful images, compelling stories and humor, Kimberly will share her personal journey making the transition from hearing, to deaf to hearing electronically with cochlear implants. During a working lunch, you will get to experience for 1 hour what its like to have a hearing loss. Kimberly will also share communication strategies and resources and challenge you to think about what you want to commit to for yourself moving forward. Kimberly Parker has a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Boise State University and graduated from the Peer Mentor Program at Gallaudet University. She was diagnosed with a severe to profound hearing loss at the age of 22, while in college. Kimberly wrote Lost in Sound A One Woman Play to raise awareness about hearing loss a silent epidemic affecting over 48 million Americans. In her play, she depicts more than eight characters telling her hearing loss journey from different perspectives. Lost in Sound debuted at Seattle Town Hall in 2015. Her performance was professionally filmed and edited and her DVD is available for purchase on Amazon.
CONTACT: Di Cinney
EMAIL: diane.cinney@dshs.wa.gov