The Center for The Deaf and Hard of Hearing will sponsor several events in observation of Deaf Awareness Week September 21-25.
This is an international observation to commemorate the accomplishments of deaf people as well as increase awareness of the issues unique to the hearing impaired. Watch the message boards for more information about events on campus.
Did you know:
while watching another person communicating using sign language is is appropriate to concentrate on the signer’s face?
10 percent of Deaf people have Deaf parents?
American Sign Language is used by most Deaf people in Canada and the United States?
New River Community College offers Careers Studies Certificates in American Sign Language, Educational Interpreting and Interpreting for the Deaf?