Registration Deadline - November 5, 2015.
Science with Jefferson Labs - Saturday, November 14, 2015, 9:30 – 2:30. - This one-day Science event is for students from public schools, grades 4 – 8 who are deaf or hard of hearing using any communication method/language. It is co-sponsored by Outreach Services, VSDB and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Education Services. Science educator Brita Hampton from Jefferson Labs will be the instructor. We are allowing each student who is deaf/hh to bring one sibling into the Science activity, if the sibling is in the same age group (grades 4 through 8). All activities will be presented in voiced English and interpreted in American Sign Language.
Family members will be free to explore Staunton in the morning, and will rejoin the students 1:30 – 2:30. At that time, Jennifer McDonald of the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will demonstrate equipment from the Technical Assistance Program (TAP), featuring alerting devices for the home, special telephones for people with hearing loss, etc.
This is a great opportunity for students who are deaf/hard of hearing and their families to enjoy a fun and educational experience, and to meet others in their region
Where: 104 VSDB Drive, Staunton, VA. , on the campus of the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind (VSDB), Staunton, VA.
How Do We Register: Complete the registration form attached and return it before November 5, 2015. See registration form for details.