Fri05Feb20167 p.m. - midnightStarbucks @ Quarry Market – 255 E Basse Rd, SA TX 78209 (Across from Canyon Café)
Free event, all ages welcome!
Fri12Feb20166:00 - 9:00 p.m. Granzin’s BBQ – 660 W. San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Granzin’s BBQ – 660 W. San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Free Event, all age welcome
Sat13Feb20162:00 - 3: 00 p.m. San Antonio College - 1819 N. Main Ave, SA TX 78212 in Moody Learning Ctr, 4th floor
This is a free event. The story will be told by a Deaf professor.
Sat13Feb20166:30 pmAlamo Drafthouse - 1255 SW Loop 410, SA TX 78227
Social time starts at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
You can purchase movie tickets online and order food/drinks at the Alamo Drafthouse.
*This movie is rated R
Fri19Feb20166: 00 - 8:00 p.m. San Antonio College – 1819 N. Main Ave in Nail Tech Center, Room 120 A&B
This is a free event and there will be snacks and drinks for sale.
All age welcome!
Sun21Feb20166:00 - 10:00 p.m. Starbucks – 22606 US 281 N, SA TX 78261
This is a free event and all ages are welcome.
Sat27Feb20168:00 pmThe Playhouse – 800 W Ashby Pl, SA TX 78212
Play: Jesus Christ Superstar (Interpreters Provided)
You can purchase tickets at www.theplayhousesa.org.
Sun03Apr2016Tue05Apr2016Hilton San Antonio Airport Hotel
The 2016 Texas State Independent Living Conference will be held April 3 – 5, 2016 in San Antonio at the Hilton San Antonio Airport Hotel. This year’s theme is “Innovate,” and the conference is devoted to discussing the issues, technologies and services that empower disabled people to live independently.
This annual conference is a three-day event hosted by the Texas State Independent Living Council (SILC) with close to 30 interactive speakers and exhibitors. Several engaging events such as social
mixers provide the opportunity for participants to mix and mingle with one another, setting the tone for collaboration, creative connections and fun in an energizing atmosphere with music and appetizers.
DIS will be providing sign language interpreters and captioning at the event. For information on accessible accommodations and needs at the conference, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more and to register, please visit the website.
Thu19May20167:30 pmSan Antonio College
Ethical Aspects of HIPAA for Medical Interpreters
San Antonio College
Nail Technical Center (NTC)
Room 120 A & B
1819 N. Main Ave.
San Antonio, Texas 78212
Register with the Eventbrite link (see flyer) or at the door.
Presenter: Todd Agan
This one-hour information session will introduce interpreters to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and will highlight how it applies to interpreters who work in medical settings. A pre- and post-test will gauge participant's knowledge, and interpreters will leave with resourcing about how to talk about HIPAA with medical professionals.
This workshop is open to all interpreters and students.
Fri17Jun2016Santikos Rialto-2938 NE Loop 410, San Antonio TX 78218
Come one, Come Fun and Come ASL!
Hosted by Nikki Gomez & Michael Razzen
Sat18Jun2016Santiko Rialto – 2938 NE 410, SA TX 78218
Cost: $5.00 Extravaganza Ticket per person.
Come One, come all, Come ASL
Hosted by Nikki Gomez and Michael Razzen.
Fri24Jun20167 p.m. - MidnightStarbucks @ Quarry Market - 255 Basse Rd, Ste 700, San Antonio TX 78209
Come Socialize, Learn and Gain Knowledge.
Sat09Jul20167 a.m. – 3 p.m.Nardis Gun Club-4818 Interstate 10 E, San Antonio Texas 78219
Hosted by Jonathan Galloway – contact him on Facebook or call Nardis to sign up and for cost information.
This class will be entirely in ASL. The class consists of a shooting qualification, 4-6 hours of classroom instruction, and a written test. You also have to fill out an application with DPS and submit paperwork you get from class.
Fri22Jul20167 p.m. – MidnightStarbucks @ Quarry Market – 255 Basse Rd, Ste 700, San Antonio TX 78209
Come Socialize, Learn and Gain Knowledge.
Sat23Jul20168:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.The University of Texas at San Antonio, downtown Bill Miller Plaza located at 501 West Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS)
Hosts 26th Anniversary of the ADA
Theme: Activate & Celebrate Your Abilities
What: San Antonio Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebration begins with a lively Pep Rally! 50 Diverse Community Resource Exhibitors, ADA T-shirts, Community Awards and Free Lunch for Attendees!
A very special keynote speaker, Ms. JoAnne Fluke will share a motivational story for all attendees! Our Honorable Senator Jose Menendez will be honored as our Public Servant of the Year! The 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)celebration will focus on the importance of ensuring that everyone in our community has access to programs and services and included in all aspects of life!
Why: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the most important piece of legislation to help persons with disabilities. It literally changed the future for persons who have disabilities when signed into law in 1990.
Who: Developed in 1981, San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) is a federal and state designated center for independent living aimed at serving persons with all types of disabilities in Bexar and twenty-seven surrounding counties. The core services include independent living skills, advocacy, information and referrals, and peer mentoring. In addition, SAILS provides also free services to persons who are homeless and disabled.
To celebrate the 26th anniversary of the ADA, San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) is partnering with and extends special thanks to our sponsors: AmeriGroup RealSolutions, VIA, Superior Healthplan, HEB, Gordon Hartman Family Foundation, Grande Communications, Partners in Primary Care, Deaf Interpreter Services, Ageless Living Home Health, IKOR, Alamo Council for the Blind, PCSI, The Unicorn Center, Family Endeavors and more! Call 210-281-1878 extension 118 for sponsorship.
Sat01Oct2016Hill Country Cottage and RV resort in New Braunfels, TX
One day event will provide training in empowerment, advocacy, government relations. Childcare provided.
Sat01Oct2016Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort
Fri25Nov20167pm-MidnightStarbucks Coffee (Across from Canyon Café) 255 E. Basse Rd #130, SA TX 78209 (Alamo Quarry Market)
Come socialize with all deaf, hard-of-hearing, or any hearing individuals that knows sign language!
All ages are welcome!
Sat03Dec2016Arrive around 6pm. The show starts at 7pmSan Antonio College Auditorium, 1819 N. Main Ave, SA TX 78212
Tickets: Presale $7.00/ Door $10.00 (Children 12 and under are FREE)
Come meet Santa and other characters!
Fri09Dec20166-9pm, 9-11pmGranzin BBQ, 660 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels TX 78130
Come eat, socialize and meet new people! After 9pm we will all go to Starbucks to chat some more!
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) presents the following training opportunity:
What Interpreters Need to Know about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
*Free CEUs (Ethics and Interpreting)
Free CEUs: .3 DHHS BEI CEUs (Ethics/Interpreting) are approved. CEUs provided are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) CEUs and are recognized and accepted by the Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) as CEUs for BEI certified interpreters. To earn CEUs each individual must be logged into the webinar system and participate in the interactive session, as well as complete a pre-test and a post-test. For those viewing in a group, please contact email@example.com....us for further instructions.
If you need RID CEUs, contact an RID CEU provider in advance of the session to request PINRA approval to earn CEUs.
Participants will be able to:
– describe the basic requirements of the ADA regarding communication access for persons who are Deaf or hard of hearing
– clarify common misconceptions regarding the ADA and how it applies to sign language interpreters
– utilize strategies to educate consumers and refer to appropriate resources within the role of an interpreter
The training will be presented in American Sign Language; voice interpreters will be provided. To request other auxiliary aids or services necessary for effective communication, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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6pm for social, showtime: TBA