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2021 Calendar of Events

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April
April 6 - May 6 - Commissioner Of Education: "Commissioner’s Virtual Listening Tour" - Zoom
Registration
13 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Supporting the Use of Consistent Interventions: A Framework for Collaborating with Educational Teams Serving Children with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss" - Virtual
13 - Navigating the Insurance Maze for Mental Health and Addiction - Zoom
Note: Zoom meeting will be conducted in ASL
15 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "What Is an Intervener?" - Virtual
17 - Deaf Sober Gathering - Zoom
20 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "A Brief Overview of the Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation (IFHE)" - Virtual
22 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Classic Literacy Lessons: Story Boxes, Experience Books, and Authentic Choice-making" - Virtual
27 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind....Welcome!" - Virtual
29 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Family Perspectives: Transition to Adulthood" - Virtual

May
4 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "The Sensory Learning Kit: What do Lightsabers and Sensory Channels have in common?" - Virtual
6 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Family Perspectives: The Early Years" - Virtual
April 6 - May 6 - Commissioner Of Education: "Commissioner’s Virtual Listening Tour" - Zoom
Registration
11 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Putting the Pieces together: Everything You Wanted to Know About Pre-Ets Services" - Virtual
13 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Family 2 Family Communities Project (F2FC)" - Virtual
18 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Creating Nonconventional Signal Dictionaries for Learners Who Communicate Primarily without the Use of Symbols" - Virtual
20 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Encouraging Learning through Play with the Young Child with Deaf-Blindness" - Virtual

June
3 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "The Feeling Through Experience" - Virtual
8 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Tips and Techniques for Communication with DeafBlind Individuals. PART 1" - Virtual
8-10 - System of Care Academy: "Collaboration: Better Together" - Virtual
10 - Southeast Regional DeafBlind Webinar Series: "Tips and Techniques for Communication with DeafBlind Individuals. PART 2" - Virtual

July
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ONGOING MEETINGS & EVENTS

Meetings:

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Chapters are local or area-wide organizations offering regularly-scheduled meetings and programs. The Chapters offer emotional support, camaraderie, tips and techniques for living with hearing loss, and technical information about hearing assistance devices. They are self-help organizations dedicated to education, advocacy and support for people who do not hear well. The meetings are free and open to the public. Check out the Twelve Reasons Why Self-help Groups are Good for You. For a chapter near you see below:

  • HLAA Kentuckiana Chapter (HLAAKC) - Meetings are in Louisville, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of most months at St. Leonard Parish School Library, 440 Zorn Avenue. Real Time Captioning is used at the meetings. Contact us at info@hearinglosskentucky.org and visit our website at www.hearinglosskentucky.org.
  • HLAA Kentucky Home Chapter (HLAAKHC) – Meetings are in Bardstown, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of most months at the Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor. Remote Real Time Captioning is used at the meetings. Contact us at info@hearinglosskentucky.org or 502-349-6792 and visit our website at www.hearinglosskentucky.org.
  • HLAA Lexington Chapter (HLAALC) - Meetings are in Lexington, Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of most months at Lexington Public Library, Eastside Branch, 3000 Blake James Drive at the intersection of Man O War Boulevard and Palumbo Drive. Real Time Captioning is used at the meetings. Contact us at info@hearinglosskentucky.org and visit us at our webpage at www.hearinglosskentucky.org .
  • HLAA Bowling Green Resources – The co-leaders who served the Bowling Green hearing loss community for over five years, will continue to serve as a resource for hearing loss information and when appropriate engage in advocacy on behalf of individuals with hearing loss and should in time there exists a desire to resurrect a Hearing Loss Association of America Bowling Green Chapter, they will be most willing to mentor those who are prepared to lead it. Contact them at info@hearinglosskentucky.org and visit our website at www.hearinglosskentucky.org.

Louisville Deaf Senior Citizens - meets in January, April, July and October at the Derby City Community Center, 1401 Cadillac Court, Louisville, KY

1st Thursday is Potluck at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

3rd Thursday is Social/Games at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Child and Family Advisory Partnership (CFAP) Forum - Virtually meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm-7:30 pm - Webex Meeting

Interpreters or other accommodations should be requested directly through the sponsor if the option is not on the registration form.

What is the Child and Family Advisory Partnership (CFAP) Forum?

A monthly forum that connects foster, adoptive, kinship, bio and group home/residential caregivers to what is happening in the healthcare system, provides training opportunities and a forum to give input and feedback into what is going well and how to make improvements to the current child serving systems.

Get the topics and other information.


ASL Socials:

Last Friday of the month - Outside In - 4601 Hamburg Pike Jeffersonville, Indiana (Map It!) Miniature golf with indoor dining for deaf social (not required to play golf).

1st & 2nd Fridays of the month - Deaf Coffee Chat & Silent Dinner/Deaf Socials - Louisville, KY

The second Friday of the following months: January, April, July and October: ASL Social/Silent Dinner in the Jefferson Mall's Food Court - Louisville, KY

The second Friday of the following months: February, March, May, June, August, September, November and December: ASL Social/Silent Dinner in the Mall St. Matthew's Food Court - Louisville, KY

1st & 3rd Fridays of the month - Fayette Mall Food Court - Lexington, KY at 6 p.m.

2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month - Applebee's - Danville, KY at 10 p.m.

2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month throughout EKU's semesters, Silent Coffee - Purdy's Coffee Co. on EKU's campus - Richmond, KY

2nd Friday of every month - Deaf Coffee Chat - Starbucks - Florence, KY at 7:00-9:00 p.m.