Community Events

Here is a list of upcoming community events. If you would like ACDHH to promote your event, please click the green 'Submit an Event' button and complete the information. Your submission will be reviewed and posted to our events calendar.

9-10

IARC Meeting

2:00pm

Contact:

Emmett Hassen
480-264-0188   VP
e.hassen@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
100 N. 15th Ave
Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007

9-12

Disability Stereotypes, Realities and Empowerment

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop will help explore the myths about living with a disability and provide useful accommodation and community resource information for participants.

Contact:

Ellen Holmes
623-208-4349   VP
administration@vcdaz.org

Location:

Apache ASL Trails
2428 E. Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281

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9-12

Eastern Europe, Daf Behind the Iron Curtain - Then and Now

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Additional workshop being offed at AAT presented by Tom & Penny Posedly. Avid travelers, will share stories of how life was for the Deaf in Eastern Europe then and now. Fees for each workshop presented on September 12, 2015 CEU Workshop: $25 (.2 CEUs) If attending both workshops $40.00 Other participants (No CEU's) Workshop fee $15 If attending both workshops $20.00 Register by email: administration@vcdaz.org or VP: 480.208.4349

Contact:

Ellen Holmes
623-208-4349   VP
administration@vcdaz.org

Location:

Apache ASL Trails
2428 E. Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281

9-15

Interpreter License Rules Feedback Session

6:00 pm

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) has been given permission by the Governor’s office to revise the Interpreter license rules. The draft of the proposed interpreter licensure rules change can be found on ACDHH’s front page and licensure page. We want your input. ACDHH will be conducting informal Interpreter licensure rules feedback sessions in three cities. ACDHH staff will provide a presentation on the proposed rules changes and you will have an opportunity to ask questions or provide feedback/ideas. We will consider your feedback and possibly make additional changes to the rules. These informal sessions will assist us in preparing a draft document for board approval prior to the formal rules process.

Contact:

Emmett Hassen
480-264-0188   VP
e.hassen@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Coconino Community College
2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Room 537
Flagstaff, AZ 86005

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9-16

The Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) 27th Annual International Convention (ALDAcon)

08:00 am - 04:00 pm
ALDA’s mission is to support the empowerment of deafened people.  Their conference is open to anyone wanting to learn more about the issues surrounding hearing loss.  People with hearing loss including those who are hard of hearing, culturally Deaf, late-deafened, and oral Deaf, will all be welcome at this conference.  In addition, local, regional, and national service providers and companies who want to reach out to the community of persons with hearing loss may be interested in attending and/or exhibiting/sponsorship at the conference.

Lost: My Hearing – Found: A Family

The Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA), will hold their 27th annual national conference (ALDAcon) in Scottsdale, Arizona, from September 16 to September 20, 2015. Registration (will open January 2015)

 

Contact:

Dave Litman
(815) 332-1515   Voice
aldaprez2014@gmail.com

Location:

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

9-16

ALDAcon

ALDAcon is held annually by and for a diverse group of people who have various degrees of hearing loss. All events will be fully accessible through sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, and real-time captioning. Captions will be projected onto large, easy-to-read screens. The convention will offer a variety of exhibitors, provide quality workshops, and feature luncheon speakers.

Click here for the Flyer.

Contact:

Cynthia Amerman
(815) 332-1515   Voice
cynthiaamerman@gmail.com

Location:

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
6333 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

10-10

Legislative Advocacy Training

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Kim Bianco Majeri will train you on...
• How ideas become law in ARIZONA
• How to influence rule-making
• The difference between advocacy and lobbying
• How to develop community action plans
• How to propose or identify potential legislative solutions, and more!

To request real time captioning or Voice interpreter, please email: D.Smith@acdhh.az.gov

Click here to view the flyer

Contact:

Danielle Smith
602-542-3383   Voice
d.smith@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
100 North 15th Ave
Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007

10-14

Interpreter License Rules Feedback Session

6:00 pm

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) has been given permission by the Governor’s office to revise the Interpreter license rules. The draft of the proposed interpreter licensure rules change can be found on ACDHH’s front page and licensure page. We want your input. ACDHH will be conducting informal Interpreter licensure rules feedback sessions in three cities. ACDHH staff will provide a presentation on the proposed rules changes and you will have an opportunity to ask questions or provide feedback/ideas. We will consider your feedback and possibly make additional changes to the rules. These informal sessions will assist us in preparing a draft document for board approval prior to the formal rules process.

Contact:

Emmett Hassen
480-264-0188   VP
e.hassen@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Viscount Hotel
4855 E Broadway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85711

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10-15

ACDHH Board Meeting

04:30 PM

The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing will hold a Board of Commissioners meeting open to the public. Agenda items to be discussed will be   posted to our website. Agenda items are subject to change up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. 

Contact:

Danielle Smith
602-542-3383   Voice
d.smith@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Viscount Hotel
4855 E Broadway Rd
Tucson, AZ 85711

10-22

Interpreter License Rules Feedback Session

6:00 pm

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) has been given permission by the Governor’s office to revise the Interpreter license rules. The draft of the proposed interpreter licensure rules change can be found on ACDHH’s front page and licensure page. We want your input. ACDHH will be conducting informal Interpreter licensure rules feedback sessions in three cities. ACDHH staff will provide a presentation on the proposed rules changes and you will have an opportunity to ask questions or provide feedback/ideas. We will consider your feedback and possibly make additional changes to the rules. These informal sessions will assist us in preparing a draft document for board approval prior to the formal rules process.

Contact:

Emmett Hassen
480-264-0188   VP
e.hassen@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

ACDHH Boardroom/MPR
100 N 15th Ave
Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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11-5

TERPexpo

1:30 pm - 12:30 pm

It is our goal to provide QUALITY workshops, exhibits, and enjoyable evening experiences at a truly AFFORDABLE cost. We are offering approximately 3.1 CEUs at each of our TERPexpo locations. Keep in mind, there is FREE admission into our Exhibit Hall, so you are welcome just to browse at your leisure.

Contact:

Registration Team
407-329-3677   VP Voice
reg@terpexpo.com

Location:

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N Second Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004

11-12

IARC Meeting

2:00pm

Contact:

Emmett Hassen
480-264-0188   VP
e.hassen@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
100 N. 15th Ave
Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007

12-3

ACDHH Board Meeting

04:30 PM

The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing will hold a Board of Commissioners meeting open to the public. Agenda items to be discussed will be   posted to our website. Agenda items are subject to change up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. 

Contact:

Danielle Smith
602-542-3383  
d.smith@acdhh.az.gov

Location:

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
100 North 15th Ave
Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007