Tag Archives: interpreters
The Deaf Seniors of America will have their Conference and activities prior to the Conference in Baltimore from August 21st through August 27th this year. If you pay for combo tickets before July 31st, you can save money.
California State University, Northridge will hold its 6th Summer Institute from June 17-21 and June 24-28, 2013. It will be sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness (NCOD). Early bird rates are offered between now and May 17, 2013, and they are offering 40 hours of courses for $400.00. They will have classes such as […]
Deaf and hard of hearing people have one event later this month. The Egg Olympics will be in Fremont at Mission Springs Community Church on Saturday, March 30, 2013. SFGate listed several events for April 2013. An anxiety workshop will be presented on April 3, 2013 at the San Francisco Public Library. UniverSoul Circus will […]
Michael Argenyi, a medical student at Creighton University in Omaha, has filed a lawsuit against the school for not providing transcribers and interpreters. Argenyi took out more than $110,000 in loans to pay for transcribers and interpreters during his first two years of medical school. Then he left during the third year of medical school […]
A Deaf-owned travel agency provides Deaf travel cruises with interpreters. Super Cool Deaf Trips is selling tickets for the California School for the Deaf, Riverside 60th Anniversary cruise. The cruise will go to Catalina and Ensenada from June 24-28, 2013. The video about this trip is available on YouTube. The travel agency is also selling tickets for a Hawaii […]
The Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness has asked people to “Save My VRS.” Sorenson initiated the “Save My VRS” campaign in response to proposed regulations from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC has proposed to replace Video Relay Service (VRS) with Smart TV’s and IPADs, and those are not designed for deaf and hard of hearing […]
Dr. Edward E. Corbett, Jr., died on October 12, 2012 as a result of battling cancer. He was the Superintendent of the Ohio School for the Deaf (OSD) from 1990 through 2010. He also advocated for education and training for sign language interpreters.
I wrote some posts about some Deaf Awareness Day events taking place this weekend. Deaf Awareness Day at California’s Great America will be on Saturday,September 22nd. It is in Santa Clara, which is close to San Francisco. Some of the events will be interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL), and the Singing Hands Children’s Choir will have a […]
Dr. David Bullek of New Jersey settled a complaint from a deaf patient who made an appointment to see him in 2006. The state Civil Rights Division said he also agreed to attend training to learn about reasonable accommodation for patients with disabilities.
Welcome to California DeafTimes. My name is Sarah Mathews, and I became the California DeafTimes Editor in February 2012. I learned about DeafTimes when I lived in Ohio. When I lived in Ohio, I got many announcements for events in various locations of Ohio. For example, people from Ohio got announcements from the Ohio School for […]