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2016-05-25 09:31:46

The DEAF ADULT WORKSHOP SERIES
(DAWS) (English)

Fondation des Sourds du Québec (FSQ)
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2016-03-21 10:25:44

The Deaf Adult Workshop Series (DAWS) Invites you to a Workshop!

The Ethics of Interpreting

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2016-03-11 10:35:01

The 14th Pearl Leibovitch Clinical Day

Learn how to influence young people's lives for the better! Join us for a ground-breaking event for professionals with special guest speaker Dr. Laurence Steinberg, Author of Age of Opportunity. Read more of: The 14th Pearl Leibovitch Clinical Day
2016-02-05 00:00:00

You want to learn ASL (American Sign Language)? Register for the 2016 Spring Session.

The MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Center offers courses in ASL beginning from the 100-level up to the advanced 300-level.

A student who completes the courses within the entire ASL program will possess the ease of communicating with the Deaf, hard-of-hearing or any other ASL students. He/she will also have all the tools necessary to begin a venture into the professional ASL/English interpreting vocation if so desired.

Register for the 2016 Spring Session... For more information, click on this linkThis link will open in a new window

You can register to the 2016 Spring Session by filling out the registration form hereThis link will open in a new window.

Send your completed registration forms with payment by mail between March 1 and March 18 2016 at the following address:

MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Center
Att : ASL Course
Site MAB – 7000 Sherbrooke ouest
Montréal (Québec) H4B 1R3

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2015-12-18 10:47:42
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Happy Holidays

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Dear Clients, Partners and Friends,

With the holiday season
now upon us,
we would like
to take this opportunity
to express
our warmest wishes
for the holiday season.
May the New Year 2016
be filled with delight
for you and your loved ones.

From our team to yours,
Happy Holidays!

MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre

Also, we wish to inform you that our offices will be closed from December 25, 2015 to January 1st, 2016 inclusively.

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2015-12-11 15:45:04
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Losing vision and getting fit | Testimonial from a client...

“... I’m a 33 year-old father of three, and I’m legally blind. Picture of Shawn Maloney

Over the past several years as my vision slowly deteriorated, I found myself spending too much time in my ever-contracting comfort zone. That’s when a long-time friend of mine, Bruno Fernandes, finally convinced me to try a class of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a martial art that, at first glance, seems like a mixture of wrestling and judo.

In my first class, a 120-pound, 20-something-year-old girl taught me just how easily she could beat me up. Despite these early “lessons in losing”, I quickly realized that this sport might just be the only one where a visually-impaired athlete could participate on an equal footing with everyone else. I also realized that I was getting into great shape. “Are those abs?” I asked myself one day. They weren't, but I was nevertheless feeling pretty good about my fitness level.

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