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ASL Gathering: Frankies Fun Park

Frankies Fun Park 140 Parkridge Drive, Columbia

Saturday, Nov. 12 Noon-2:30 PM Frankies Fun Park 140 Parkridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29212 Families are invited for some family fun at Frankies Fun Park! This ASL gathering is hosted by Kamili Belton and the Midlands Technical College-Airport Campus ASL Department. Whether you are a fluent ASL user or new to ASL, you are welcome!

Topic Tuesday: The Versatility and Benefits of Cued Language

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Nov. 15 at 7 pm "The Versatility and Benefits of Cued Language" Speakers: Kitri Kyllo and Courtney Poole, National Cued Speech Association Through a combination of linguistic demonstrations, video, and sharing of learner results, this presentation by a native deaf cuer and a D/HH program administrator provides an introduction to cued language through the system of […]

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29 is #GivingTuesday! On this annual day of generosity, we hope you'll consider supporting our mission of serving deaf & hard of hearing children in South Carolina. This year is the 10th annual Giving Tuesday and it also happens to be our 10th year since we were founded in 2012 by Cara Smithwick […]

Accessibility Morning – The Grinch

SC State Museum 301 Gervais Street, Columbia

Sat., Dec. 10 from 9 – 11 a.m. SC State Museum 301 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201 This program provides free access for families of children, teenagers, and young adults who would benefit from a sensory-friendly experience and quieter setting at the museum. Guests who are neurodiverse, autistic, or have other disabilities can experience the […]

Milk & Cookies Storytime with Signing Santa

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Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 6:30-8 PM Virtual - On Zoom Get your milk and warm cookies ready for Santa! On Tuesday Dec. 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. we will have our third annual Milk and Cookies Storytime with Signing Santa for deaf and hard of hearing families in South Carolina! This event is intended for […]

Accessibility Morning – Wild Things

SC State Museum 301 Gervais Street, Columbia

Sat., Jan. 14, 2023 9 – 11 a.m. SC State Museum This program provides free access for families of children, teenagers, and young adults who would benefit from a sensory-friendly experience and quieter setting at the museum. Guests who are neurodiverse, autistic, or have other disabilities can experience the museum’s exhibitions at their own pace […]