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Welcome to My World; my experience with hearing loss.
LOCATION: The Center at NorPoint 4818 Nassau Ave. Tacoma, WA 98422
DATE/TIME: Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10 am - 2 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Conference and Workshops
DESCRIPTION: This workshop will be presented in spoken English, and with ASL interpreters and CART provided. Participation Limited to 20 people. RSVP required. 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: Dianne Cinney
EMAIL: Diane.Cinney@dshs.wa.gov


Washington State Association of the Deaf General Meeting - WSAD
LOCATION: Silverdale Boy Scout Hall Jackson Hall 9161 Washington Ave. NW Silverdale, WA
DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 6 from 10 am - 5 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
DESCRIPTION: Afternoon Meeting and Open Forum, You are welcome to bring your own lunch.
CONTACT: Karen Atwood
EMAIL: wsad.president@gmail.com


Deaf Fiesta for Spanish-speaking parents and their D and HH children and their siblings - Seattle Children's Hospital, Dept. of Psychiatry, DHH Program
LOCATION: Central Washington University Black Hall Ellensburg, WA
DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
DESCRIPTION: Opportunities for Spanish-speaking parents to network with other parents. Learn about community resources and attend workshops with Spanish-speaking and Deaf presenters. Activities available for children of all ages. Deaf and hard of hearing children's hearing siblings are welcome. There will be activities for ages 0-8 and children 9 and up can enjoy the rock climbing wall or outdoor challenge course.
CONTACT: Julia Petersen
EMAIL: julia.petersen@seattlechildrens.org


Washington State Deaf Senior Citizens - Annual General Meeting - WSDSC
LOCATION: AWPPW Local 5 Bldg. 514 NE Dallas Road Camas, WA
DATE/TIME:

12-3 pm: WSDSC Annual General Meeting

3-7 pm: WSDSC Social Event, "Back to the 50's Deaf Club Movie Night"

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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events


Deaf Seniors of America's 15th Biennial Conference in Seattle - Washington State Deaf Senior Citizens, Inc. WSDSC
LOCATION: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Downtown 1400 - 6th Ave. Seattle, WA Contact: http://dsa2019seattle.org/contact/
DATE/TIME: September 2 - 8, 2019
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EVENT TYPE: Conference and Workshops
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