Center for Accessibility

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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Join us in this intermediate-level class.  We'll learn more vocabulary and practice conversation. Anyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. You can review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  The class is FREE but space is limited to 25 people per class. Please contact us to reserve your place. Instructors: Cole Huff and Steven Titlebaum.    Center for Accessibility Learning Lab, Room 215.     
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ASL Story Time

Stories, games, fun in American Sign Language (ASL) with Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.   For ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome.  ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present. Questions? Voice/video: 202-559-5368 or email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov
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Dr. Andrew Jackson Foster and the African-American Deaf Mission in Washington, DC

Dr. Andrew Jackson Foster and the African-American Deaf Mission in Washington, DC with Dr. Isaac O. Agboola, Interim Dean, School of Education, Business, and Human Services, Gallaudet University and Judy C. Williams, Historian, Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, DC GREAT HALL Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Questions?  Contact Center for Accessibility,  (202) 727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov
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Adaptive Film: 'True Grit'

Come to the Center for Accessibility Lab for an adaptive film!  We'll be showing True Grit (2010, rated PG-13). The film will be shown with both audio description and closed captioning. If you have any questions, please contact the Center for Accessibility at 202-727-2142 or 202-559-5368 for Video Phone.
ASL Sign I Love You

ASL Story Time

Stories, games, fun in American Sign Language (ASL) with Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.   Ages 3-5.  ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present in the Children's Room, Room 200. Questions? Voice/video: 202-559-5368 or email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov  
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Film Screening: 'Bipolarized'

As part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival, DC Public Library will be showing Bipolarized, directed by Rita Kotzia. A screening discussion with Dr. Eleanor Vincent of Pathway Homes. 
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Screening of 'Snowblind,' a DC Independent Film Festival Movie

Join us in the Great Hall for a screening of the DC Independent Film Festival movie Snowblind, the remarkable story of Rachael Scdoris, the 23-year-old blind woman who competed in the Iditarod dogsled race. Film to be followed by a Q&A session with director Vikram Jayanti.

ASL Story Time

Stories, games, fun in American Sign Language (ASL).  Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will read stories about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.       Ages 3-5.  ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present. Questions? voice/video 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.

Clerc-Gallaudet Week: Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts

Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts: visual art poetry prose theater music ASL and voice interpreters will be present in the Great Hall. For more information, contact: Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian Center for Accessibility (202) 559-5368 voice or video lbph.dcpl@dc.gov
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Enabled by Design-athon: DC Edition by United Cerebral Palsy Life Labs

Join us in the Great Hall for the kick-off of the 2014 DC Enabled by Design-athon brought to you by United Cerebral Palsy Life Labs, including keynote from Adrienne Biddings, Google Policy Counsel for Google, Inc. in Washington, D.C. Join us for a round of networking and a round of exciting lightning talks.

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