Center for Accessibility

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Teen Braille Book Club

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 11:00 am

Attention teen braille readers! This fun club will give readers a chance to read and discuss short stories. Event will be held in room 215 in the braille corner. For more information or to request an accommodation, email kerry.donovan@dc.gov or call 202-727-2142. For ages 13-19.
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Jobseekers Drop-in Clinic

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 am

Are you a person with a disability? Are you looking for a job and need some help with writing your resume, coverletters, or practicing for an interview? If yes, visit the Jobseekers' Drop-In Clinic on Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.!  The event will happen at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Room 215.
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Sensory Friendly Movie

Join us for a sensory friendly film screening. The lights will be less dim and the volume will be softer than at the movie theater. Children are welcome and encouraged to sing, talk, shout, and move around. This month's movie will be Frozen.
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Gallaudet University Art Student Show: Meet the Artists Program and Reception

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 5:30 pm

In conjunction with the December 1 - 21, 2016 exhibition in the Great Hall featuring Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students, we invite you to a Meet-the-Artists program and reception.  5:30 p.m. - Great Hall - Gallaudet University art students talk about their artwork 6 p.m. - Center for Accessibility, room 215, reception courtesy of the Friends of the DC Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped   For more information, call the Center for Accessibility: Voice or video 202-559-5368
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Exhibition of Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 (All day)

In celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3 - 10, 2016, come and enjoy an exhibition of original artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students on display in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, December 1 - 21. For more information, call the Center for Accessibility: Voice or video 202-559-5368 Email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov     
Teen Read Week ASL Workshop

Teen Read Week: ASL Workshop for Teens

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language!   Join us for a special introductory ASL workshop just for teens! Learn the basics in a positive and fun environment. Workshop will take place in the teen space. Questions? Contact the Center for Accessibility by email at LBPH.DCPL@dc.gov, by phone at 202-727-2142, or videophone at 202-559-5368.    

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30 pm

Tech Talk Tuesdays take place on the first, second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Center for Accessibility, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Please check the DCPL calendar for changes during and immediately after holidays.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

If you need accommodation to attend these programs, including American Sign Language Interpretation, please contact us as early as possible. Our accommodation statement is available on our website: http://dclibrary.org/node/2095.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:30 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is FREE. No need to register. Class meets at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library, 1801 Hamlin Street, NE
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Eyes-Free Yoga

Instructors from the Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes will lead a yoga class designed for people who are blind or visually impaired. The class maximizes verbal description and hands-on assistance with yoga poses.

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