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CSCDHH GA Newsletter - January 1996 Issue

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Community Service Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
1609 19th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122-2848
(206) 322-4996 V/TTY
(206) 720-3251 FAX

January 19965
1996 - Issue #1

Happy New Year!

May 1996 Be Successful For All Of Us!

Safeco Sponsored Breakfast With Signing Santa Brings Holiday Cheers To CSCDHH

Calls From US West Payphones To Washington Telephone Relay Service To Become Easier


Silent Games Nights

Submission Deadline


Community Advocate Walk-In Hours

Is Your Hearing Loss Hereditary?

Letter from the Director

Volunteer Opportunities At CSCDHH

Have We Built Walls or Bridges in Our Marriage? by Elaine Anderson

Grand Opening - Certified Audiology and Hearing Aid Center Inc.

Windstorm '95 Hits Seattle by Christine "CB" Buccholz

Deaf GLOW Presenters Wanted

A Very Brief Look At The World Wide Web by Gerry Grimm

Intro to the WWW Workshop - Date Change

DeafWeb Washington Email Address Page

DeafWeb Washington Interpreter and Captioner Page

DeafWeb Washington - Address Correction

Community Events

Thursday, January 4th

- The Regional Education Center for Deaf Students presents a two-credit course, Job Preparation Course, for serious job seekers who are deaf or hard of hearing. Topics range from developing a high-quality, professional resume to participating in mock interviews and using an interpreter effectively in a job interview, and much more. For more information, contact Sara Geballe at (206) 587-4183 V/TTY.

Saturday, January 6th

- Interpreter Richard Shafer's memorial service at the Graham Visitors Center, Washington Park Arboretum. The service begins at 3:00pm. Contact Jaine Richards (206) 935- 8653 for special interpreting needs or directions.

January 12th and 13th

- Bilingual Bicultural Vision presents Everything You Wanted to Know About Bilingual/Bicultural Education, But Were Afraid To Ask, a lecture and workshop by Laurene Gallimore. See flyer in this issue.

Saturday, January 13th

- Deaf Connection will be held at Phinney Ridge Community Center from 10:00am - Noon.Brighten up that dreary winter room with a brand new light switch plate. Bring small trinkets to decorate or use our cool stuff. ASL storytelling by Judie Seid. Contact Talia Goeke at (206) 784-5613 V/TTY for address.

- Seattle Children's Theatre presents an ASL interpreted performance of The Magic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle at 2:00pm. The Magic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle addresses parenthood with irony and humor. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle leads children and parents to create solutions with the ever-present ingredients of imagination and perspective. Tickets are $11 for children, students, and seniors; $17 for adults. Call (206) 441-3322 V/TTY for reservations.

Monday, January 15th

- Patricia "Trix" Bruce, Employment Specialist at Community Enterprises of Issaquah is facilitating a training on Time Management in relations to seeking employment. The training will be held at the Sammamish Office Support (310 3rd Ave NE, Issaquah) from 6:30pm - 9:00pm and costs $35 per person. Registration and fee must be received at Community, Enterprises of Issaquah, 690 NW Juniper, Issaquah, WA 98027 by January 12th. Call Trix at (206) 392-1812 V/TTY for more information.

- Submission deadline for the GA newsletter at 5:00pm.

Wednesday, January 17th

- Dr. George Gates of Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center will be speaking at SHHH - Eastside Chapter's General Meeting at the Bellevue Library (1111 110th Ave NE - Room 1, 1st Floor) at 7:00pm.

Friday, January 19th

- Bilingual Bicultural Vision Annual Meeting begins at 6:30pm at CSCDHH. See page 9 and 14 for more details.

Saturday, January 20th

- Silent Games is an opportunity to increase your sign language skills and interact with deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing people. Begins at 7:00pm at CSCDHH. See flyer in this issue.

Weekend, January 20th - 21st

- The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus proudly presents Tales, Rhymes & Parables - Adventures at Meany Theatre. The performances are at 8:00pm on Saturday and 7:00pm on Sunday. The chorus will perform excerpts from Carmina Burana and other classical pieces as well as perform The Gentle Dragon, a tale about a dragon who would rather write poetry than belch fire at unsuspecting victims. A tale of prejudice and reconciliation. ASL interpreted by Dimitri Azadi. Tickets are $15.00 and available at Red & Black Bookstore, Bailey Coy, and Elliott Bay Books. Call (206) 860-SLGC V for additional ticket outlets or email at

Tuesday, January 23rd

- CSCDHH's Board Meeting begins at 6:00pm at CSCDHH.

- Renton Technical College (3000 NE 4th St, Renton) begins American Sign Language classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Cost is $55 per person. Leslie Jacobs will be the instructor. For more information, call Kristi at (206) 235-2352, x5517.

Wednesday, January 24th

- Kiss of the Spider Woman - The Musical will be presented by the 5th Avenue Theatre. Kiss of the Spider Woman is centered on the experiences of two men, a flamboyant homosexual and a political prisoner, jailed in a brutal South American prison. The ASL interpreted performance begins at 8:00pm Call (206) 625-1418 for more information.

Saturday, January 27th

- CSCDHH sponsors Introduction to World Wide Web Workshop, presented by Gerry Grimm and Debi Westwood, from 9:00 am - 11:00am. See page 15 for more details.

- Bilingual Bicultural Vision's Board Meeting will be held at the Hearing, Speech, and Deafness Center from 9:30am - 1:30pm.

- The Northwest AIDS Foundation and Smart Women presents HOT DAM! women, sex, and latex workshop for lesbians and bisexual women. See page 10 for details.


More details in the February's GA or call CSCDHH.

Saturday, February 10th

- CSCDHH's Bowl-A-Thon.

Saturday, February 17th

- Silent Games Night begins at 7:00pm.

Saturday, February 24th

- Bilingual Bicultural Vision's Advisory Council Meeting is scheduled for 9:30am - 11:30am at CSCDHH. Bilingual Bicultural Vision's Board of Directors' Meeting will be held from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at CSCDHH.

Weekend, March 8th - 10th

- AIDS Project of the Deaf's HIV/AIDS Training workshop.

Saturday, April 13th

- CSCDHH Bingo begins at 7:00pm.

Bilingual Bicultral Vision: Moving To The Forefront In Deaf Education

Federal Communications Commission Launches Inquiry on Closed Captioning, Video Description

HOT DAM! women, sex, and latex workshop

Interpreter Richard Shafer Dies

Deaf Comedian Stephen Ryan Dies

Kids' Korner

Paid Advertisements

Community Announcements

Notice To All WSDBC Volunteer Intepreters And Support Service Providers

Project Coordinator Position Available

German Exchange Student Seeking Housing

Bilingual/Bicultural Vision Annual Meeting

CHMC Offers Parent Support Groups

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