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Deaf Coffee Chat
August 20th, Thursday @ 6:30 til …
every 3rd Thursday of the month!
Cafe Du Monde
4700 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, La 70006
check out pics of last Deaf Coffee Chat ReNew Orleans
if you need more info, contact
Northshore Deaf Coffee Chat!!!
70437 Hwy 21, Covington, 70433.
See you there, the 2nd Friday of each month!!! Go Northshore!!!🙂
Free of cost!!!
ASL STUDY GROUP
It is for all ages: hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, students, and also family members of the Deaf or those using sign language!!!
5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA, 70124
(enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place)
Hope to see you there!!! Barbara
Deaf Coffee Chat!!!
The 1st Saturday of each month
September 5 at 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Starbucks (Gretna, LA)
1199 Terry Pkwy, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
For more info, contact:
Joshua Cazabat Sr.
Elizabeth Mustard Cazabat
(504) 407-7761 Text/Call
See ya’ there!!!
What’s happenin’at the Deaf Church???
Will be baptized 8/23/15!!!
SUNDAY SCHOOL — 9:45am
FELLOWSHIP HALL – 5324 Canal Blvd (downstairs door, off Hawthorne Place)
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE — 10:45am
in BIG bldg facing Canal Blvd (5320 Canal Blvd)
WEDNESDAYS Bible Chat
WHERE: In Meeting Hall
5324 Canal Blvd (downstairs door, facing Hawthorne Place)
WHERE: In Large Church Building
5320 Canal Blvd (Church building, facing Canal Blvd. )
All are welcomed to attend. Come ready to chat about God and your
questions about the Bible. Bring your Bible, if you have one. If you
don’t have a Bible, we will give you one.
Sincerely, Pastor John Lovas
VP # 504 273 1152
E-mail: jclovas@gmail. com
Church address: 5320 and 5324 Canal Blvd, N.O., LA 70124
for more pictures of the DEAF CHURCH click on “visit my group” on the left side
or the bottom of this page, then go to “photos or go to our website at http://bblovas1.wordpress.com
New Orleans Sign Language Kids
Baby Sign Language Classes
All classes are taught by Deaf or Hard of hearing instructors. All proceeds are given to the Deaf and Hard of hearing instructors.
The parents will play games with their babies while learning 50 new ASL words together. Each family will go home with a free online study plan to continue learning new ASL words while at home.
For more information:
Mary and Jennie firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennie’s video phone number 985-590-5470
DEAF COFFEE CHAT AT STARBUCKS IN SLIDELL!
WILL REPEAT EVERY 3RD SATURDAY OF MONTH
LOCATED OFF GAUSE BLVD
(YOU CANT MISS IT, NEXT RUBY’S TUESDAYS)
STARBUCKS 796 E. I-10 SLIDELL SEE YOU THERE!!!
Hosted by Janet Green
“Deaf Chat” in Marrero!
on Second week Saturday every month @ 7 p.m.
1677 Barbataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 (near McDonald’s)
Hosted by: Terri and Michelle Simoneaux
Email: Tsimoneaux1@ hotmail.com
Phone: 504-347-9967, Voice or VP
Come join us
as we worship God in drama, song and poetry!!!
Deaf Community Theater
Deaf or Hearing
Practices will be held at
8pm, Wednesday Nights
Canal Boulevard Baptist Deaf Church
5320 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124
Judy Williams, Playwright / Director
For more information:
Barbara Lovas at email@example.com
Sign language interpreters have the opportunity to meet and mingle with other members of the profession. Whether you are an experienced interpreter or a novice fresh out of an ITP, this will be an excellent chance to make connections and learn from each other.
Elmwood Interpreter Mingle
5161 Citrus Blvd
Elwood Center North
Harahan, LA 70123-2346
1st Saturday of every month
TIME: 7pm – 9pm
(hosted by LRID)
A msg from LAAD
Please join us for the Deaf Education Summit September 25-26, 2015 in Gonzales, LA. Limited space is available so register soon. Online registration available
The Hot Air Balloon festival is the same weekend. Come for the conference and enjoy the festival too! Conference Hotel rates $99.95/night at the Clarion Inn Gonzales.
Coloring page for students.
See you at the Summit!!!
More info? Go to www.ILEEAD.org
|IMPORTANT RID NEWS!!!
August 9, 2015, New Orleans, LA – The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) Board of Directors announce a moratorium on all performance exam testing and credentialing until the outcome of the risk assessment on testing and certification is complete and a clear plan of action developed.
Click here to watch video https://youtu.be/Y6PM4a1tR7E
Those wishing to take an RID performance exam will have until October 1, 2015, to apply. Those who apply by the deadline will then have until January 1, 2016, to take the exam.
This announcement was made during the NAD RID Town Hall Forum, held in New Orleans, LA, during the 2015 RID National Conference program schedule. The town hall was live streamed on RID’s website at http://www.rid.org/live/.
The RID conference is offering two additional live streamed events in which this subject will be address:
Sunday, August 9, 2015 during the NAD RID Certification Committee Forum Monday, August 10, 2015 during the President’s Report at the Business Meeting.
More information, including FAQs, will be developed and shared as soon as they are available. To view more details about the scheduled certification risk assessment, click HERE or go to rid.org and search “risk assessment” to access Interim Executive Director Anna Witter-Merithew’s video report explaining the rationale and process for the risk assessment.
info shared by Jade
NEED HELP WITH SPEECH AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR CHILDREN???
Crone Rehab here in Metairie for the summer help with speech and occupational therapy. It’s usually covered by insurances. All we have to pay is copayment. They do offer different services for the disabled.
EIPA Written Test and Knowledge Standards
Proctor for New Orleans, LA — EIPA Written Test and Knowledge Standards – Classroom Interpreting
Name: Barbara Lovas
Test Site: Woodland West Elementary School
2143 Mars Street
Harvey, LA 70058
Proctor Fee — $35.00
Registration Deadline Online registration must be completed at least 3 full business days prior to your test date. If your test will be paid with a purchase order through a third party agency or organization, you must register at least 5 full business days prior to your test date. For Purchase Order registrations, contact Misti Jensen Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST) at 1-800-756-7920 ext. 7150 or via email at EIPA@bellevue.edu.
a msg from Rebecca Gernon
A FREE TTY MACHINE
I know that most Deaf now use relay operators or VRS, but I have an elderly deaf friend who has a new TTY and telephone that she does not use. Her son had it, but he never used it. So, she would like to get rid of it. Do you know of anyone who could benefit from having a TTY? Please let me know so I can get it to you. (more info? reply to this e-mail)
Do you need to know
Science ASL signs???
check out the article and click on the websites within the article. Enjoy
DEAF BAYOU e-news
Need more Deaf news??? Check out DEAF BAYOU e-news, please do not hesitate & feel free to contact the CEO/Editor Dan at DEAFBAYOU@gmail.com Dan Arabie
DEAF BAYOU Office
106 Dempsey Drive
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503-5610
Tele/Videophone: (337) 205-0076
Visit us at http://www.deafbayou.com/
FREE Online Public Charter Home School!!!
Louisiana Connections Academy
Louisiana Connections Academy (LACA) is a public charter virtual school that was approved by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to serve grades K–12. The school accepts students from anywhere in the state. http://www.connectionsacademy.com/home.aspx
fwd from USA.gov <http://links.govdelivery.com
FREE!!! ONLINE TOOLS TO HELP YOU CREATE
A RESUME to FIND A JOB
A. A. Meetings Interpreted in American Sign Language
124 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway,
New Orleans, Louisiana
(at the base of Canal St.)
Volunteer ASL Interpreters will be provided at the Boulevard Club during these meeting times:
Mondays — 10:30am, Noon and 6pm
Tuesdays – 6pm
Wednesdays — 10:30am, Noon and 6pm
Interpreters are being provided for full access of information for Deaf and hard of hearing people who may benefit from the AA program. These interpreters are doing this as volunteers and are not being paid for their services.
For more info contact
Cell/Text 504-722-2967, E-mail Bblovas1@yahoo.com
Co-sponsored by Canal Blvd Baptist Deaf Church in New Orleans
Free Deaf Bible
An ASL Video Bible App or Online for FREE
SUPPORT DEAF BUSINESSES
1 on 1 ASL Tutoring (taught by Deaf and Hard of hearing)
Ask about us about American Sign Language tutoring
taught by the Deaf in our community. Support our local Deaf Community!!!
contact Barbara — firstname.lastname@example.org
or 504-722-2967cell or text
Digitech Security Company Digital Audio/Visual & Security Solutions FINALLY!!!
An Affordable Security System to Protect Your Home & Family CALL NOW TO SCHEDULE 504-242-2868
Digitech Security Company
“Eye on the Square” Artsy and Unique things for your home and personal pampering 514 St. Peter St. NOLA 70116 504-259-7174
in the French Quarter (owned by Tariq)
BABY ONE! Unique hand-selected specialties for baby Uniquely designed for the only baby shop in the square by Tariq — screen prints baby wear and baby designs for baby 930 Decatur St. NOLA 70116 (a few buildings away from Cafe DuMonde in the French Quarter) (owner Tariq) EyeontheSquare1@bellsouth.net
ICD ELECTRIC specializing in Small Jobs extra lighting installed ballast change security lighting remodeling/addition s replace sockets troubleshooting AC/Dryer Circuits “I will do what the Big Electrical Co. won’t do”
Walter Rowel 504-273-1150
985-210-0331 VP #:(text msg only) icdelectric.com (website) email@example.com discounts to Deaf
Want a free Sorenson videophone?
It’s FREE! Visit the Sorenson VRS Website for more information. The Sorenson VRS Sales Team (also ask about nTouch!)
An Honor Given to the Deaf Church in New Orleans Website. We are proud to announce that The Deaf Church in New Orleans’ website has been honored, in that it has been featured on the list of 101 Quality Hearing Loss Resources for Speech Therapists. This website has been published today at OnlineSpeechPathologyPrograms.net. You can see the whole list here: http://onlinespeechpathologyprograms.net/hearing-loss-resources/
Thanks to all of the contributors in the Deaf Community who have made this possible!!!
Barbara and John Lovas
The Deaf Church in New Orleans
visit our website at https://bblovas1.wordpress.com
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