Center for Accessibility

Tech Talk Tuesday: Mobile Device Accessibility Training

Tech Talk Tuesday takes place every Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Adaptive Services, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, except for the fifth Tuesday of the month, if there is one.

Talking Book Club

The Talking Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in Room 215.See the daily calendar for MLK Library for information about specific titles for upcoming meetings.Brown bag lunches welcome; we provide coffee, tea and cold water. 

Fifth Annual Moving Forward Together: Secondary Transition Fair & Community Forum

Program to help students with IEPs, 504s and disabilities learn about how to successfully transition into employment, education and independence.

Digital Book Club in American Sign Language

Love to read and talk about books? Have an eReader?  Want to learn how to download and enjoy a book using an eReader? If so, please join us for a discussion in American Sign Language of this year's DC Reads selection, Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: the Lion of Anacostia by premier young historian and former Washington Times reporter, John Muller.

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language

Beginning Level American Sign Language. 100+ ASL vocabulary and rules of grammar.Free and open to the public. No need to register.Instructor: Cheryl LewisRoom A-9.

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language

Beginning Level American Sign Language. 100+ ASL vocabulary and rules of grammar.Free and open to the public. No need to register.Instructor: Andrew StewartRoom A-9.

History and Etymology of American Sign Language

Celebrate Clerc-Gallaudet Week (Dec. 1-7)!Linguist Emily Shaw, Ph.D., will speak on the history of American Sign Language (ASL) and its roots in French Sign Language (LSF).  ASL and voice interpreters will be present.Adaptive Services Division, Room 215More information, call 202-559-5368, voice or videophone.

2013 Mayor’s Annual Disability Awareness Expo

This free event is for all the D.C.

ASL Story Hour

The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri Why is the little squirrel is so busy he doesn’t have time for his friends today?   Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign the story in ASL at the West End Neighborhood Library. After the story, enjoy craft activities related to the story.ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.

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