Center for Accessibility

Talking Book Club

The Talking Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.  Brown bag lunches are welcome, and we provide coffee, tea and cold water.  We generally end around 12:30 p.m

The Creative Arts Program at Walter Reed

After showing of Warrior Champions: From Baghdad to Beijing, in Room A5, we will host a presentation and panel discussion, “The Creative Arts Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center." It will be 

'From Baghdad to Beijing' and The Creative Arts Program at Walter Reed

In Room A5, we will be showing a free captioned film:

Intermediate Level American Sign Language

Have fun practicing your American Sign Language skills. FREE. No registration required. Walk in any time. Class continues indefinitely.Instructor: Linda McCrimmon.Second floor, East Lobby.

Second Annual Reelabilities D.C. Metro Disabilities Film Festival

Watch the film Finding Nemo and participate in a disability-related discussion around the film.Ages 5 and older.

The DC Public Library Celebrates Clerc-Gallaudet Week

Program, Great Hall:Welcome to the DC Public LibraryJanice Rosen, Librarian for the Deaf CommunityBrief RemarksDr. T. Alan Hurwitz, President, Gallaudet UniversityBrief remarks honoring the birthdays of Laurent Clerc and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, followed by his special donation to the DC Public Library of a book collection commemorating deaf history, deaf culture, American Sign Language and the University’s upcoming 150th anniversary.

DIY (Do It Yourself) Fair for People with and without Disabilities

The Adaptive Services Division of the DC Public Library will host a DIY (Do It Yourself) Fair in the Great Hall. The DIY Fair will be a celebration of creativity for people with and without disabilities.You can register for the DIY Fair through Eventbrite.

Transition Community Forum

Transition Community ForumSaturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.DC youth and young adults with disabilities, parents/caregivers, educators, employers, community organizations, government representatives, and community members are invited.Workshops for youth and young adults, parents, educators, employers, community providers.Local resources in employment, education, independent living and more.Interactive youth program (led by LeDerick Horne).Success stories and community building.

Accessibility Hackathon 2

Accessibility Hackathon 2 will bring together young adults with disabilities, and companies that develop accessibility solutions, to provide mentorship and create new adaptive technology solutions.You can register for Accessibility Hackathon 2 through Eventbrite.

2012 Mayor's Annual Disability Awareness Expo

This FREE event is for all the DC residents and consumers with and without a disability to share information and valuable resources; build new relationships; participate in activities that are fun, relaxing and empowering!