Center for Accessibility

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.    
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

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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UNCENSORED: Taboo Trivia

Calling all trivia buffs and fans of freedom! Come play a game of trivia with questions about the books, films, and art that broke the rules. Bring your friends and make new ones, win prizes, and have fun! This program is designed with adults of all abilities in mind. Event will be held in room A-10 in the A-Level floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. To request accommodations, call 202-727-2142, email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov, or videophone 202-559-5368.
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Book Club in American Sign Language

Book discussion in American Sign Language, facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen, in room 221.   We will discuss The Art of Being Deaf  by Donna McDonald. Let us know if you will need voice interpreting or other accommodation.

Eyes-Free Family Yoga

Instructors from the Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes will help us kick-off the Summer Reading Program with some healthy yoga for people who are blind or visually impaired, and their families and friends!

Eyes-Free Yoga

Instructors from the Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes will lead a yoga class for people who are blind or visually impaired. The class will maximize verbal description and hands-on assistance with yoga poses. Participants can bring their own mats, but other yoga accessories that will help participants achieve and hold the poses comfortably will be provided. Class will be held on the lower level in room A10, from 1:30 p.m.
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Storyteller Baba C

The Honorable Baba-C, GMS entertains with his unique blend of interactive storytelling, narrative and song, chants and games celebrating the oral traditions of the African Diaspora. For ages 5-8 The program will take place on the second floor in the Center for Accessibility - Room 215.
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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. Any skill level is welcome to join the class to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. The class is FREE. No need to register. However since space is limited, participation is limited to those who show up early enough to get a seat in the class. The class runs weekly from June 6 - August 15, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Center for Accessibility Learning Lab, room 215.     
Sign Language ABC

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. Any skill level is welcome to join the class to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. The class is FREE. No need to register. However since space is limited, participation is limited to those who show up early enough to get a seat in the class. The class runs weekly from June 11 - August 13, 2016 from 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. in the Center for Accessibility Learning Lab, room 215.   

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