DEAF AWARENESS WEEK 2014

DEAF AWARENESS WEEK 2014
University of Vermont, Burlington
Admission is FREE and open to everyone, including Vermont community members and Deaf community members! The events for Deaf Awareness Week at UVM will occur during the week ofSeptember 22-27.  These events are also posted on the ASL Program website: www.uvm.edu/~asl

Short-list of Events and Campus Locations:

 

·      Keynote Speaker: Meredith Burke “Ableism in the Deaf Community: Through the Eyes of a Deafdisabled” on Monday, September 22 at 7:00 PM in Davis Center – Grand Maple Ballroom
·      ASL Skit Night on Tuesday, September 23, 7:00 PM in Davis Center – Brennan’s Pub
·      ASL Game Night on Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 PM in Davis Center – Livak Ballroom
·      ASL Film: “No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie” on Thursday, September 25 at 7:00 PM in Davis Center – Livak Ballroom
·      ASL Brunch & Roundtable Discussion on Friday, September 26 10:00 AM in Davis Center – Jost Room
·      “Save Austine” Rally on Saturday, September 27 at 12:30 PM at State House, Montpelier
ASL-English Interpreters will be provided at all of the events. If you are seeking additional accommodations, including, but not limited to Deaf-Blind interpreters or English real-time captioning, please email Hannah at ACCESS: intrpret@uvm.edu no later than September 19th.   This deadline will ensure accommodation requests are met.  We can accept requests after the date indicated and we will do our best to meet those needs based on availability of services.