Center for Accessibility

beyond silence

"Beyond Silence"

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 3:15 pm

The Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library invites you to a showing of the award-winning Beyond Silence. Both of Lara's parents are deaf and she has to interpret from sign language to the spoken world. As she grows up, Lara has to decide between her parents and her own ambitions. Free popcorn!
Social Justice Sneakers exhibit

Social Justice Sneakers: Walk in Someone Else's Shoes

In Celebration of King Week and Black History MSocial Justice Sneakers:   Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes   On display in the  GREAT HALL   Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library  January 19 – February 28, 2016  ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:  
The alphabet as braille cells

Teen Braille Book Club

Attention teen braille readers! This fun club will give readers a chance to read and discuss short stories in braille. This 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.    
a black movie camera

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 "Brave" and the event will be held in the Children's Room.
Resume on Table Next to Computer Keyboard and Pen

Support for Job Seekers with Disabilities

One-On-One Support for Job Seekers with Disabilities Are you a person with a disability? Are you looking for a job and need some help with writing your resume, cover letters, or practicing for an interview? If yes, drop-in on Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.!  A skilled team of disability advocates will provide one-on-one feedback on your resume, cover letter, or interviewing skills.*
sign language abc

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level 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. Thursdays, January 5 - March 9, 2017, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. The class is FREE. No need to register.
Alphabet of braille cells

Teen Braille Book Club

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.
Sensory friendly movie for kids

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.
Art Clip

Gallaudet University Art Student Show: Meet the Artists Program and Reception

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
Art Clip

Exhibition of Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students

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     

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