Deaf Awareness Week (DAW) – Corpus Christi

Deaf Awareness Week (DAW) – Corpus Christi

DATE: September, 17-23, 2011

The purpose of Deaf Awareness Week is to educate communities about the many
issues deaf and hard of hearing population face in their everyday lives.
During this week we will focus on understanding deaf culture, become
familiar with the degrees of hearing loss and modes of communication, and
address any misconceptions about people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

DAW will be celebrated in Corpus Christi, Texas September 17-23, 2011.

Our events will be as followed:

Saturday 9/17 Kick Off Picnic @ DHHC (9am-1pm) DNO-Whiskey River (9pm-??)

Sunday 9/18 ASL Storytelling & Activities @ Barnes & Noble’s (10am-12pm)

Monday 9/19 Guest Speaker: Jackie Wright @ DMC-W Technology rm 105

Tuesday 9/20 Presentation: CPS 101 & Safety Skit @DHHC (6pm-8pm)

Wednesday 9/2 CCID: “Interpreting Stations” @ DHHC (6pm-8:30pm)

Thursday 9/22 Got ASL? @DHHC (6:30pm-8:30pm)

Friday 9/23 Bowling @ Saratoga Bowling Lanes (4pm-7pm)

For more information please contact Jaime Lugo – [email protected] (DAW
Committee Chair) or Mari Rivera – [email protected] (Programs Director)

Hope to see you all there!!/pages/DHHC/142646422418104

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]
CONTACT TELEPHONE #: 361-993-1154
CONTACT FAX NUMBER: 361-993-4271

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