2017-09-15 13:38:56News

International Week of the Deaf 2017

September 18th to 24th 2017 is International Week of the Deaf. The World Federation of the Deaf has declared that this year’s theme is “Full Inclusion with Sign Language”

To celebrate International Week of the Deaf, MMRC staff will have the opportunity to participate in the following informative and fun activities:

Activity: Video Relay Service (VRS) Presentation facilitated by Martin Bergevin.
Date: Monday, September 18th 2017
Time: 12:00-13:00
Location: MAB site - room C 234

Activity: ASL BINGO facilitated by Asma Mussa & Patricia Jarvis
Date: Tuesday, September 19th 2017
Time: 12:00-13:00
Location: MAB site - room C 234

Activity: ASL Charades facilitated by Susanna Oppedisano
Date: Thursday, September 21th 2017
Time: 12:00-13:00
Location: MAB site - room C 234

Activity: Deaf Sensitization Workshop presented by Jack Volpe
Date: Friday September 22nd, 2017
Time: 12:00-13:00
Location: MAB site - Layton Hall

Each day of International Week of the Deaf, all MMRC Staff will be invited to participate in a daily quiz. Each staff member that submits his daily quizz will be entered in a draw to win free enrollment in an ASL course offered at MMRC. For more information about the daily quiz, MMRC staff are encouraged to check their inbox each day from September 18-22 2017.

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