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October 13, 2016
Sherlock Center Forums for Individuals and Families 181 kb (PDF)
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The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities is working on its next five-year plan. We would like your input regarding the needs of Rhode Islanders with disabilities and their families.
Topical forums are scheduled for both the afternoon and evening. Pick the sessions that meet your interests. Each session is being held at the Sherlock Center on the Rhode Island College Campus. Light refreshments will be provided.
Topics: Early Childhood & Education, Transition to Adult Life, and Sensory Impairments
Afternoon Session: October 26, 1:30—3:00 PM
Evening Session: November 16, 5:30—7:00 PM
Topics: Self-determination, Community Membership, and Workforce Development
Evening Session: November 16, 1:30—3:00 PM
Afternoon Session: October 26, 5:30—7:00 PM
October 6, 2016
I Want You To Hear 1.02 MB (PDF)
Location: Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, Rhode Island College
Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 5, 2016
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Saturday, May 27, 2017
RSVP: Elizabeth Fairchild firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-710-6859
This educational seminar for families is about different options for your child’s hearing loss. The Cochlear Americas team will be talking about how natural hearing works vs a hearing aid and cochlear implants. You will be able to speak with families who have been down this path and can help mentor you though the process. Come meet other families who are going through the same experience you are and give your child the opportunity to meet others who have hearing loss.
September 27 , 2016
National Voter Registration Campaign
September 26 – 30th is National Voter Registration Week! The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is hosting a national nonpartisan social media campaign to drive voter registration by sharing information, resources and individual experiences.
In addition to sharing information throughout the week, on Thursday 9/29 at 4pmET, AUCD will host a Twitter Chat with Jennifer Mathis, Deputy Legal Director at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health law, to discuss the voting rights of voters with disabilities. Use the hashtag #PWSreg2vote to join the campaign.
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September 15 , 2016
A New Path: Employment Information Session for Families of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities 193 kb (PDF)
Next session is October 6, 2016
Come learn more about employment possibilities for your family member with an intellectual disability. A New Path is sponsored by the Sherlock Center. The discussion will address: employment and community integration, employment supports and work incentives. Presenters will include a panel of people successfully employed in Rhode Island. Hear their stories and more. Register by September 29th.
September 8 , 2016
Rhode Island College Forum - Certificate of Undergraduate Study in College and Career Attainment
A College Opportunity for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Rhode Island College—Student Union Ballroom
Download Forum Flyer 123 kb
Join us on September 29th at RI College to learn about the Certificate of Undergraduate Study in College and Career Attainment (CCA) for students with intellectual disabilities. Detailed information will be provided regarding eligibility, plan of study, and focus areas, as well as the application process and timelines. A question and answer period will follow. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP requested by September 22, 2016.
Access to the ARTS!
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00 pm at RI College, Alger Hall 110
Download Flyer 78 kb (PDF)
The Sentinels Advisory Committee at the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities invites individuals with disabilities, family members, and other members of the disability community to a celebration of creative expression at RI College. Guest Speaker: Randall Rosenbaum, Rhode Island State Council on the Art Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director of the RI State Council on the Arts, will talk about the opportunities and importance of participation of individuals with disabilities in the ARTS, including illustration, photography, music, dance, and more!
A display is planned to showcase the work of local artists with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.
This event is sponsored by the Sentinels Advisory Committee. The Sherlock Sentinels and the Advisory Committee provides guidance and feedback to the Sherlock Center on the needs of individuals with disabilities living in Rhode Island. The Sherlock Center is recruiting new Sentinels. Information will be available at this event.
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