Monday, June 30, 2014

FCC Moves to caption the Web

FCC moves to caption the Web


By Kate Tummarello - 06/29/14 06:00 AM EDT

The Federal Communications Commission is taking another step to make the Internet more accessible, voting next month on rules for closed captioning online video clips.

The vote, planned for the FCC’s July meeting, is the result of a years-long push — and Chairman Tom Wheeler's personal interest — to increase accessibility online.  Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/210881-fcc-moves-to-caption-the-web#ixzz369gnKaN2

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The 34th Annual Deaf Baptist Fellowship of America hosted by Quail Run Deaf Baptist Church - June 24 to 27, 2014

 
 
 
 
The 34th Annual Deaf Baptist Fellowship of America
hosted by Quail Run Deaf Baptist Church
June 24 to 27, 2014
 Location:
 Desert Spring Baptist Church
10425 N. Thornydale Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742
For more information, visit http://dbfa.net/2014 or call
 Pastor Ronnie King at  520-445-8157

Friday, May 30, 2014

AzAD Board Meeting - May 31, 2014



Arizona Association of the Deaf (AzAD) will have
a Board Meeting on Saturday May 31 at  12pm - 4pm
 
The meeting will be at Tucson Deaf Community Center (TDCC)
Address: 1436 N. 11th Ave, Tucson AZ  85705   
 
Watch Video by AzAD Vice President Missy Keast
 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May 15, 2014 - ACDHH Public Meeting


NOTICE & AGENDA OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE OF THE
ARIZONA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND THE HARD OF HEARING (ACDHH)


 Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing,
will hold a meeting open to the public on
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
 at the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing,
100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 104, Phoenix, AZ 85007
 

Monday, April 7, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Gallaudet University Celebrating 150 Years


Gallaudet University - Celebrating 150 years


Web Streaming for Gallaudet University Charter Day Festival
On April 8, 2014, Gallaudet University will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a campus-wide Charter Day Festival.  The morning Opening Ceremony will be delayed-streamed from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, and can be viewed via this link:
http://webcast.gallaudet.edu/?id=172

The opening of the Gallaudet University Museum exhibition Gallaudet at 150 and Beyond will be streamed live starting at 
1:30 p.m. Eastern Time.  Click on this link to view the grand opening ceremony:http://webcast.gallaudet.edu/?id=173

For more information, a schedule of events, and a gallery of images on the sesquicentennial celebration see:http://www.gallaudet.edu/150.html

April 9 & 13, 2014 - Open Captions "The Grand Budapest Hotel"


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Dr. Marv Lamer as Interim Superintendent


At its board meeting last Thursday, March 20, 2014, the ASDB board members voted to appoint Dr Marv Lamer as Interim Superintendent.   For more details, read more [Minutes of the March 20, 2014 Board meeting]  






The ASDB BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ms. Elaine Faris Baldridge
Ms. Sherri Collins
Mr. Michael O. Gordon
Dr. Kathy Jankowski
Dr. Marv Lamer
Ms. Taralynn Petrites
Mrs. Orlenda Roberts
Dr. Mark J. Syms
Mr. G. Michael Williams

Thursday, March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 - ASDB Board Meeting



REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARIZONA STATE SCHOOLS
FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND 

A regular public meeting of the ASDB Board of Directors is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in the HS/MS Multipurpose Room, on the ASDB Phoenix Campus, Phoenix Day School for the Deaf, 7654 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona.


 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Lisa Furr on SB1393

Lisa Furr, President of Arizona Association of the Deaf (AzAD) along with Arizona Commission for the Deaf & the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) and several concerned community members spoke out their opposition against SB1393 at the House Educational Committee in Phoenix, Ariz. on Monday, March 17, 2014.

See this vlog by AzAD president, Lisa Furr explaining the results of the meeting. 



Original youTube: http://youtu.be/FBp8mFattsg