Showing posts from February, 2017

Summary of Effective Communication in an Emergency on December 10 2016

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 10 am to 12 pm, the deaf presenter, Emily Jo Noschese who works for the Department of Health, Disability and Communication Access Board. She gave the workshop in Hilo that contained effective communication with the police, emergency medical services, and fire departments in the event of an emergency. At the training room, more than 30 people listened to her presentation. This audience were mostly deaf locals, parents, hearing people, children, police, ASL interpreters from Oahu and the Big Island, ADA coordinator, ADA Recreation Specialist and more. This was co-sponsored by the Big Island Association of the Deaf and Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). First, the most important part of this presentation was about contact with the police. Emily wanted to make sure that the knowledge about this subject, police interaction, was for everyone. Here are tips for your effective communication with the police in the event of an emer

Deaf Beach Day on March 4 2017


Deaf Chat Coffee on March 11 2017

Come on! Join the fun !  When : March 11 2017 Let's enjoy our Saturday night. Meet people and drink a cup of coffee. Where : Starbucks at Prince Kuhio Plaza Mall,   Time : 6 pm - 9 pm (wrong time on website Deaf Chat Coffee)  Hearing people also welcome! Take your family and friends to this unique event, please!  Miss this chat ? Don't worried ! Deaf Chat Coffee will find on every 2nd Saturday of each month from 6 pm to 9 pm at Starbucks  Hosted by J Needham (