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Save the Date - January 22, 2020 for 39th Annual Disabilities Legislative Reception - WSAD and Washington State Community of People with Disabilities
LOCATION: Legislative Building Columbia Room State Capitol
DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm

For reasonable accommodations, contact Emily Heike at eheike@esd.wa.gov by December 31, 2019.

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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
DESCRIPTION: WSAD supports this and encourage each of you to save the date and attend. Interpreters are provided for this every year. Let you legislators know you are coming to this reception. More information will be provided later. Hosted by WA State Developmental Disabilities Council, The Arc of Washington State, Governor's Committee on Disability Issues and Employment, Washington State Rehabilitation Council, Washington State Independent Living Council and Self-Advocates in Leadership.
CONTACT: Emily Rogers
EMAIL: emily.rogers@ddc.wa.gov


PSAD & CODA Kickoff Event
LOCATION: Puget Sound Association of the Deaf
DATE/TIME: February 8th from 4-8 pm
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EVENT TYPE: Community Organization and Social Events
DESCRIPTION: PSAD & CODA Leah Monson invite you to join our first k/coda kickoff event of the year! Hearing and Deaf children of Deaf parents are all welcome! Valentines themed craft and snack. This time is intended for codas of all ages to hangout together and have fun. This will be a mixed environment of signing and speaking. We want to nurture relationships in our local Deaf community and provide a fun and safe space for k/codas to explore their connection & identity.
CONTACT: Leah Monson at 206-437-5828 by text


Welcome to My World: my experience with hearing loss. - ODHH
LOCATION: Bellingham Community Co-Op BAKERY BUILDING Connections Classroom 405 E HOLLY ST, SUITE 103 BELLINGHAM, WA 98225
DATE/TIME:

Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 10 am to 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. 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 02/07/2020. PLEASE NOTE 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: Di Cinney
EMAIL: Diane.Cinney@dshs.wa.gov
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Seattle Deaf Film Festival - Deaf Spotlight
LOCATION: Northwest Film Forum 1515 - 12th Avenue Capitol Hill area Seattle, WA
DATE/TIME: April 3-5, 2020
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EVENT TYPE: Arts and Entertainment
CONTACT: Patty Liang
EMAIL: sdff@deafspotlight.org
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