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Saturday, April 16, 2016 • 10 AM to 2 PM

LOCATION:  Northern Virginia Community College • Ernst Community Cultural Center/Gymnasium • 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA

 

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Information Flyer Sponsor-Exhibitor Workshop directions

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Celebrate Communication is the area's premier information fair for anyone with an interest in or connection to hearing loss.

Over 40 vendors will be offering free information on a wide variety of resources including State and local government programs, cutting edge technology for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, ASL and Cued Speech, hearing dogs, and many more.

ENTER RAFFLE - You Could Win Three Free Nights at Rehoboth Beach Delaware Condo

Share the CELEBRATE COMMUNICATION 2016 Flyer 

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Employment Solutions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, LLC  (ESDHH)  provides employment and limited interpreting services for individuals that are Deaf, Hard or Hearing or Deaf Blind.  We are an Administrative Employment Network through the Ticket to Work program and provide post-employment supports to individuals that are on SSI or SSDI. If you are currently looking for employment please contact us and we can refer you to the appropriate service providers for your area. Go to www.esdhh.com for additional information.
 Seal_of_Fairfax_County,_Virginia Fairfax County Disability Services Board
 Seal_of_Fairfax_County,_Virginia Fairfax County Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs
 Gallaudet Gallaudet University Peer Mentor Training Program
 Gallaudet Gallaudet University - Technology Access Program (TAP)
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 happyhand-logo-607x260 Happy Hands Deaf Seniors
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JR Health Education
In collaboration with the American Red Cross, JR Health Education has developed and will offer Red Cross Certification training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid to members of the Deaf, Deaf/Blind, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened community. The course, which is offered in ASL (American Sign Language), was designed by JR Health Education based on the CPR/AED/First Aid Certification training offered to Hearing members of the community by the Red Cross.Now, Deaf, Deaf/Blind, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened adults (ages 17 and over) can become certified by learning how to save lives. The ASL Licensed Training provides CPR/AED/First Aid certification training teaches how provide emergency resuscitation to someone experiencing a heart attack or cardiac arrest, what to do if someone is choking, how to treat emergencies like serious cuts and burns, and more. Prepare yourself and improve the safety and health of our community. Contact JR Health Education for information on CPR/AED/First Aid Certification training schedules and registration.Jennifer R. Fraser, M.Ed.
Owner/Licensed Training Provider
Email: Jennifer_201@comcast.net
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 massa_associateslogo Massa and Associates, Doctors of Audiology, specialize in the identification and treatment of disorders that cause hearing loss and or vertigo. Our Doctors of Audiology use the latest digital and Bluetooth technology to treat different types of hearing loss. Bluetooth technology connects you to all of your electronic devices such as music, TV, computer, smart phone or/cell phone as well as induction loop systems found in theaters. For a live demonstration and special offers, stop by our exhibit. www.MassaAndAssociates.com
6355 Walker Lane, Suite 411, Alexandria, VA 22310 (703)922-4262
2616 Sherwood Hall Lane, Suite 408, Alexandria, VA 22306 (703)780-8929
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Get to know the National Gallery of Art!  Stop by the NGA table to learn more about the monthly ASL at the NGA  tours.  The tours introduce the Gallery’s collections and constantly change, so visit and visit again!  The tours, which are given entirely in ASL and are voice interpreted into spoken English, meet on the second Sunday of each month in the Rotunda of the West Building and last about an hour.  For more information, please contact Lorena Baines at asl@nga.gov.
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NVAD

Northern Virginia  Association of the Deaf


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Northern Virginia Cued Speech Association (NVCSA)
  SEACRET - Byron Hampton
Seacret Agents will give a free party or one on one for people who signup for this exciting event. We also will give discounts and free items on SEACRET products.
Email: shamptonb@gmail.com
Website: http://www.seacretdirect.com/byron
BBB: SEACRET Direct Accredited Business
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 TDI Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc.  (TDI) is a consumer advocacy organization that provides leadership in achieving equal access to telecommunications, media, and information technologies for 48 million Americans who are deaf and hard of hearing. TDI publishes the TDI World quarterly magazine and the annual TDI National Directory & Resource Guide, also known as the Blue Book. In odd numbered years, TDI hosts a biennial conference where consumers, industry leaders and government officials gather to discuss accessibility trends in technology. For more information about TDI and to support its work, visit TDI's website at www.tdiforaccess.org.
 vadlogoblue Virginia Association of the Deaf (VAD)
  The Virginia Association of the DeafBlind, Inc.
 white_spacer Virginia Deaf-Blind Project
 dbvi Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

 VSDB

Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind

Give Us Your Feedback About Celebrate Communication 2013

If you attended NVRC’s Celebrate Communication 2013 at George Mason University on May 11, 2013 we would love to have your feedback to three simple questions.
Take this link to our evaluation page and give us your opinion:

http://nvrc.org/celebrate-communication-evaluation/

Thank you for helping us with planning for improvements for our next Celebrate Communication!

The NVRC Staff:
Cheryl, Debbie, Bonnie, Marla, SB, Doris and Bruce


© Copyright 2013 by Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030; www.nvrc.org; 703-352-9055 V, 703-352-9056 TTY, 703-352-9058 Fax. Items in this newsletter are provided for information purposes only; NVRC does not endorse products or services. You do not need permission to share this information, but please be sure to credit NVRC.  This news service is free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated.

 

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Please visit our Sponsor Page to see all of
our wonderful Sponsors for this event.

Celebrate Communication 2013 is TOMORROW!

 

It's here, it's finally here.  Rain or Shine.

We can't wait to see you all this Saturday.

Many thanks to all the hard-working staff, all our Board of Directors

and all our volunteers. Everyone has been busy preparing

and we're all excited to share this day with you. 

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Celebrate Communication

  • Starting with the NVRC Members Breakfast...
  • Followed by lots and lots of information,
    resources and technology to discover from the exhibitors...
  • Mix in some fun with Facepainting, an ASL Treasure Hunt and crafters...
  • Top it off with Birthday cake at the Snack Table to Celebrate NVRC's 25th Anniversary!
  • Sounds like a great day to us! And...it's FREE!

A special thank you to all our sponsors
for supporting Celebrate Communication.


Visit our webpage for a full list of Sponsors, Exhibitors,
directions to the event and parking instructions.

Sponsor PageExhibitor Page - Directions + Parking


See you tomorrow!

Celebrate Communication 2013

Saturday May 11, 2013

10 am - 3 pm

George Mason Univ. Center for the Arts

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Please visit our Sponsor Page to see all of
our wonderful Sponsors for this event.

Only 2 Days to Celebrate Communication.....

the Premiere Event for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

Exhibits you won't want to miss...

Please visit our website for a full list of Exhibitors and Sponsors  Click Here

Communication & Relay Services

 

Communications/Relay Services

  • AT&T
  • Purple
  • Sorenson
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Virginia Relay/ Captel
  • ZVRS

For more information and a full list of exhibitors

please visit our website Exhibitor Page


See you soon!

Celebrate Communication 2013

Saturday May 11, 2013

10 am - 3 pm

George Mason Univ. Center for the Arts

Distributed 2013 by Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030; www.nvrc.org; 703-352-9055 V, 703-352-9056 TTY, 703-352-9058 Fax. Items in this newsletter are provided for information purposes only; NVRC does not endorse products or services. You do not need permission to share this information, but please be sure to credit NVRC. This news service is free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated.

 

Are you a Member of NVRC?

Join us for a FREE Members Breakfast provided especially in honor of  YOU!

This is our way of saying "Thank You!" for all you do to support NVRC. The Members Only Breakfast is held from 9-10 am on the morning of Celebrate Communication.  Here is your chance to mingle with (current and former) members of the Board of Directors, meet old friends and make new ones while enjoying a hot cup of coffee and some fresh morning treats from Panera Bread.

  • Time: 9 am - 10 am
  • Day: Morning of Celebrate Communication
    Saturday, May 11, 2012
  • Where: 3rd Floor, Center for the Arts Building (take the elevator located at the far end of the lobby across from the entrance)

Eligibility: All members of NVRC who are current with a paid membership as of May 8th are eligible to participate.

Membership status will be checked at the door on May 11th.

If you had recently participated in the recent NVRC Spring2Action campaign April 17th and donated more then $50.00, You are a NVRC Member!

Sponsored By: Our thanks to Panera Catering for providing a delicious array of bagels, breakfast sweets and coffee for this special event for the 6th consecutive year.

Hosted By: This event is hosted each year by the Ambassadors Club.  The Ambassadors Club is made up of former Board Members who served on the NVRC Board of Directors thoughout the years.

Join NVRC or Renew your membership today!

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© Copyright 2013 by Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030; www.nvrc.org; 703-352-9055 V, 703-352-9056 TTY, 703-352-9058 Fax. Items in this newsletter are provided for information purposes only; NVRC does not endorse products or services. You do not need permission to share this information, but please be sure to credit NVRC. This news service is free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated.

 

 

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Have You Marked Your Calendar Yet?
Celebrate Communication 2013 is coming soon!!

Celebrate Communication is now in the 11th year, bringing the newest technological advances, information and services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their families, friends and co-workers.

Over 50 exhibitors will be available to answer your questions and surprise you with services and information geared specifically to make life a little easier.

  • Have questions about hearing aids to discuss with an audiologist?
  • Want to know what a Cochlear Implant is and what new advances are available?
  • Looking for help for a newborn who has hearing loss?
  • Interested in programs that the public schools offer for students with hearing loss?
  • Eager to learn about apps for your smart phones and tablets to test your hearing?
  • Want to ask the FCC about captioning and relay issues?
  • Seeking information about services available in Virginia for deaf-blind individuals?
  • Excited about phones that show the text of what the person you’re talking to is saying?
  • Curious about clubs or support groups in the area?
Don’t miss the opportunity

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 AM to 3 PM

George Mason University,
4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

Informational Exhibits • Technology Demonstrations • Children's Activities  • Local Resources
Free Hearing Screenings • Crafts • Prizes and More!
info@nvrc.org  • 703-352-9055V  • 703-352-9056 TTY  •  www.nvrc.org

 

We can't wait to see you again!

(Stay tuned for regular updates about this event)

 

Brought to you by: the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), the Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities (KIHD), Lions International and George Mason University. Publicity courtesy of Virginia Relay.