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Expanding American Sign Language’s Scientific Vocabulary: A lack of signs for many scientific terms impedes deaf people’s entry into the sciences. Deaf scientists want to chip away at the barriers by developing more ASL signs for scientific terms. Leigh Krietsch Boerner, C&DN Digital magazine
Without using “the sign for DRY” Trix shows meanings of DRY. Pick up ASL and English as you watch! Change language deprivation to language abundance!
Amazing explanations of ASL grammar!!! Take a look at his YouTube channel!
Garrett Bose (Instructor at San Diego State University)

Needed: Deaf ASL volunteers to show word different meanings. In just one minute, you can help Deaf children and others improve reading skills!
For more info: [email protected]
Your TURN with ASL! Meanings of TURN
YaY!! Open Captioning movies available every Saturday and Sunday at the University Mall Theatres, Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA.
The fine print reads "*Saturdays & Sundays shows around 4 play in "OPEN CAPIONS" - with subtitles right up on the screen!!!"
Please share away.

University Mall Theatres
June 29 at 11:57 AM ·
HEY FOLKS - HERE ARE OUR SHOWTIMES FOR...
FRIDAY 7/2/2021 THRU THURSDAY 7/8/2021

[CC/AD] BOSS BABY 2 (PG)
12:15, 2:35, 4:55*, 7:15, 9:35
[CC/AD] F9 THE FAST SAGA (PG-13)
1:00, 4:00*, 7:00, 10:00
[CC/AD] PETER RABBIT 2 (PG)
12:05, 2:25, 4:45*, 7:30, 9:30

*Saturdays & Sundays shows around 4 play in “OPEN CAPTIONS” - with subtitles right up on the screen!!!
WE’RE ON THE WEB AT: www.universitymalltheatres.com
Resources to boost American Sign Language skills and English reading skills with fun videos on the English by Eye YouTube video channel!
HOLD ASL in your hands!
HOLD: One word. Many meanings! Encouraging bilingual language acquisition and reading, the English by Eye YouTube channel is supported by the NPO, ASL Access.
Please let us know how these ASL + English videos are helpful!
The English by Eye YouTube channel is an ASL Access project encouraging growth in two languages.
ASL Access: a volunteer-based nonprofit organization
Email: [email protected]

ASL Rolls! Meanings of ROLL
Can you volunteer for just a few minutes to make a difference encouraging ASL and English literacy?
We’re making ASL + English videos and we need
• Deaf people to sign ASL
• Anyone to make voice-overs
The English by Eye YouTube channel is a project of the nonprofit, ASL Access. Sample video below with multiple meanings of the word AROUND. More info: [email protected]
Could you help us make fun ASL + reading videos to give deaf children a better understanding of English? We need very short ASL voice-overs (about 10 seconds). Take a look at this video to get an idea about what we need!

Take off with ASL! Meanings of Take
7 Reasons Why Using Sign Language Helps Families of Deaf Children
You can overcome hesitation to learn sign language!

Find reviews of ASL films with historical importance, by Charles Krauel, Jack Gannon, Art Kruger, and more on Aslaccess.org (Reviews). There is also a review of Adrian Blue’s ASL translation of Tuck Everlasting, a novel by Natalie Babbitt.
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/6024912752cb0b327fe93e80/t/604d4ed7b40cb82b3b01c1bd/1615679191765/ASL+videos+that+are+no+longer+available.pdf

Empowering deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their families through education, advocacy and community involvement. Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving these counties and cities:

Fairfax /Falls Church
Arlington
Loudoun
Alexandria
Manassas/ Manassas Park
Limited services are provided to Prince William County.

Operating as usual

01/14/2022

NVRC will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

NVRC will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

01/13/2022

VDDHH ZOOM Presentation Series: ABOUT DBVI

Join us January 27th at 1:00PM-2:00PM as Elizabeth Spiers and Charity Reid-Davis of the Department for the Blind and Visual Impaired, shares information about their organization's services and resources that is available to DeafBlind persons.

ASL interpreter and Remote Conference Captioning will be provided.

Register for this presentation now and before January 26th:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdS9weZ4qa1J88bkN7LlI8CpfettWSl2JGYiFTglq0TNrw5jQ/viewform?usp=pp_url
Zoom link will be provided and sent the day before.

01/13/2022

NVRC in Your Community... NVRC's Loudoun Outreach Specialist, Joan Ehrlich, is offering hearing screenings and hearing health information at Lucketts Community Center today. If you or anyone you know could benefit from our services please contact your Loudoun County Outreach Specialist: [email protected].

NVRC in Your Community... NVRC's Loudoun Outreach Specialist, Joan Ehrlich, is offering hearing screenings and hearing health information at Lucketts Community Center today. If you or anyone you know could benefit from our services please contact your Loudoun County Outreach Specialist: [email protected].

DRY has many meanings! 01/11/2022

DRY has many meanings!

DRY has many meanings! 0:00 Intro for DRY – Trix Bruce signs0:20 She washed the dog, then dried her with a towel.0:24 Trix signs0:50 Deserts are dry, so most plants can’t grow.0:56...

Timeline Photos 01/06/2022

NVRC eNews January 6, 2022 - https://mailchi.mp/002e49cc398f/nvrc-enews-january6

NVRC eNews January 6, 2022 - https://mailchi.mp/002e49cc398f/nvrc-enews-january6

Affordable Connectivity Program: What You Need to Know (American Sign Language) 01/04/2022

Affordable Connectivity Program: What You Need to Know (American Sign Language)

Affordable Connectivity Program: What You Need to Know (American Sign Language) Congress recently created the Affordable Connectivity Program, a long-term, $14 billion program, which will replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. ...

County Operating Status | Fairfax County 01/03/2022

County Operating Status | Fairfax County

NVRC follows Fairfax County Government for Weather Closings. NVRC will be closed today due to inclement weather. Please stay safe!

Due to inclement weather, Fairfax County Government is closed, Monday, Jan. 3. All employees eligible to telework are expected to work.

For the operating status of Fairfax County courts, specific county agencies and services, as well as Fairfax County Public Schools, visit our status page at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/status.

County Operating Status | Fairfax County Fairfax County, Virginia - Learn about the operating status of Fairfax County Government.

12/23/2021

NVRC Winter Holiday Closing

NVRC will be closed for the Winter Holiday from Thursday, December 23rd through Sunday, January 2nd.

We will open again in the New Year on Monday, January 3rd at 9 AM.

NVRC Winter Holiday Closing

NVRC will be closed for the Winter Holiday from Thursday, December 23rd through Sunday, January 2nd.

We will open again in the New Year on Monday, January 3rd at 9 AM.

Photos from Northern Virginia Resource Center's post 12/17/2021

On December 5th, DMVKODA hosted their Holiday Party in NVRC's Meeting Room. They had a great time! They sent NVRC a lovely thank you package!

Pictures of the DMVKODA kids with Santa Claus and beautiful magnets from deafroot.com.

FCC Reaches Settlement with Sorenson and CaptionCall 12/14/2021

FCC Reaches Settlement with Sorenson and CaptionCall

FCC Reaches Settlement with Sorenson and CaptionCall FCC's Enforcement Bureau settles with Sorenson Communications, LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary, CaptionCall, LLC, to resolve investigations into CaptionCall's practices as a provider of Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service

12/10/2021

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12/09/2021

Job Opportunity in Virginia

We’re looking for you! Come to work with us!

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Specialist (Part time, 25 hours a week)

A Great Way to Start or Change a Career or to Gain Experience

THE COMPANY:
As founded in 1995, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Center (DHHSC) is a non-profit organization serving individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, deafblind and speech challenged consumers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

THE POSITION:
We are looking for a professional who has:
• Two years or more of college education in social work, deaf studies, rehabilitation, human services, or a
related field
• Ability to communicate, using American Sign Language and writing effectively
• Knowledge of deaf culture and access issues for deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind individuals with varying degrees of hearing loss
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• A personal car for community events, training, consumer appointments when needed
• Be able to lift up to 25 pounds

The DHH Specialist will:
• Proficiently use email, calendar functions, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office 365
• Have presentations or meetings via Zoom or Google Meet
• Demonstrate the use of specialized technology including relay services and assistive devices
• Assess the needs of consumers for communication through the specialized technology
• Deliver, install, provide device training, and troubleshoot
• Prepare monthly reports and other narratives as required by the DHHSC Executive Director and Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

LOCATION:
• Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro, and Counties of Augusta, Green, Highland, Madison, and Rockingham.
Must be willing to relocate to Staunton, VA area.

Resumes accepted until positions filled. Email resume to: [email protected]. For more information about DHHSC, see www.deafhh.org.

12/09/2021

NVRC in Your Community... Director Eileen McCartin is attending the White House Office of Public Engagement, Disabled Stakeholder Call via Zoom.

12/09/2021

From the White House Office of Public Engagement:

All,

You are invited to a briefing for Disabled Americans on Thursday, December 9th at 2:00pm ET hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement. This call will be the first in a series of monthly open registration, closed press opportunities for you to hear directly from the White House about updates impacting people with disabilities and their allies.

All are welcome! Please share with your email and social media networks.

RSVP Here

Full link: https://pitc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_HEn4xVNwTHOcQMzB6VuGgw

ASL and CART will be provided.

Emily Voorde (she / her)
The White House
Associate Director, Office of Public Engagement
202.881.7542

From the White House Office of Public Engagement:

All,

You are invited to a briefing for Disabled Americans on Thursday, December 9th at 2:00pm ET hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement. This call will be the first in a series of monthly open registration, closed press opportunities for you to hear directly from the White House about updates impacting people with disabilities and their allies.

All are welcome! Please share with your email and social media networks.

RSVP Here

Full link: https://pitc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_HEn4xVNwTHOcQMzB6VuGgw

ASL and CART will be provided.

Emily Voorde (she / her)
The White House
Associate Director, Office of Public Engagement
202.881.7542

Photos from National Deaf Life Museum at Gallaudet University's post 12/07/2021

From the National Deaf Life Museum at Gallaudet University.

Donations – Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons 11/30/2021

Donations – Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons

Today is #GivingTuesday! An opportunity to support nonprofit organizations that support your Communities!

To make a donation to NVRC in support of our programs and services, click here: https://nvrc.org/about/membership-donations/pay-online-for-donations/

GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together through generosity in all its forms by sharing acts of kindness and giving their voice, time, money, goods, and advocacy to support communities and causes.

Donations – Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons Donations As a community-based nonprofit, NVRC runs on the generosity of our supporters. Your donations enable us to continue to provide vital programs and services to the deaf and hard of hearing community of Northern Virginia. To Donate to NVRC Donate Now Donate with PayPal Giving Fund To Donate...

11/27/2021

Sad News for NVRC and Community

Dear NVRC Community,

With great sadness, I regret to inform you of the death of Bruce Greenfield, a beloved member of the NVRC staff who passed away on Thanksgiving Day.

He was a huge asset to NVRC and to the community at large. Bruce was our media production manager. He kept so many things up and running at NVRC and was a supportive and valued colleague to all of us. He will be greatly missed.

Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

A memorial service is being planned by the family and information will be shared when it is available.

Eileen McCartin, Ph.D
Executive Director

Image of Bruce Greenfield, a white man with white hair and beard smiling and sitting in front of a Mac computer.

Sad News for NVRC and Community

Dear NVRC Community,

With great sadness, I regret to inform you of the death of Bruce Greenfield, a beloved member of the NVRC staff who passed away on Thanksgiving Day.

He was a huge asset to NVRC and to the community at large. Bruce was our media production manager. He kept so many things up and running at NVRC and was a supportive and valued colleague to all of us. He will be greatly missed.

Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

A memorial service is being planned by the family and information will be shared when it is available.

Eileen McCartin, Ph.D
Executive Director

Image of Bruce Greenfield, a white man with white hair and beard smiling and sitting in front of a Mac computer.

11/24/2021

NVRC will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving!

NVRC will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving!

11/24/2021

We are saddened to learn about the passing of Wayne Shook last Saturday. Wayne served as the 4th VDDHH Director. Our condolences to his family.

Video Programming Accessibility Forum – Online Closed Captioning 11/19/2021

Video Programming Accessibility Forum – Online Closed Captioning

Video Programming Accessibility Forum – Online Closed Captioning The FCC’s Media Bureau and Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau will co-host this Forum. Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel will welcome Forum participants. Senator Ed Markey will deliver keynote remarks. Consumers currently access video programming from providers that range from traditional entit...

11/15/2021

NVRC Loudoun Outreach in Your Community
Presentation: Hearing Health Tips for a Healthier, Happier You
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Ashby Ponds Senior Living Community
Great Oak Theater
21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd
Ashburn, VA 20147

Debbie Jones, NVRC’s Resource and Technology Manager and Joan Ehrlich, Loudoun County Outreach Specialist will discuss the causes, impact and signs of hearing loss, strategies for improving hearing and communication and Assistive Technology solutons.

Want a presentation in your community? Email [email protected]

NVRC Loudoun Outreach in Your Community
Presentation: Hearing Health Tips for a Healthier, Happier You
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Ashby Ponds Senior Living Community
Great Oak Theater
21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd
Ashburn, VA 20147

Debbie Jones, NVRC’s Resource and Technology Manager and Joan Ehrlich, Loudoun County Outreach Specialist will discuss the causes, impact and signs of hearing loss, strategies for improving hearing and communication and Assistive Technology solutons.

Want a presentation in your community? Email [email protected]

11/15/2021

NVRC LOUDOUN Outreach

Presentation on Hearing Health and Free Hearing Screening
Date: Tuesday, November 16
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gum Spring Library
24600 Millstream Dr,
Stone Ridge, VA 20105, United States

Debbie Jones, NVRC’s Resource and Technology Manager and Joan Ehrlich, Loudoun County Outreach Specialist will discuss the causes, impact and signs of hearing loss, strategies for improving hearing and communication and Assistive Technology solutions.

Following the 45-minute presentation, we will conduct free hearing screenings.
Please see Diana Diehl: [email protected] to sign up for your 30-minute slot.

The purpose of the screening is to see if you could benefit from an evaluation by an audiologist. NVRC is a non-profit, there are no sales involved.

For more information, email [email protected]

NVRC LOUDOUN Outreach

Presentation on Hearing Health and Free Hearing Screening
Date: Tuesday, November 16
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gum Spring Library
24600 Millstream Dr,
Stone Ridge, VA 20105, United States

Debbie Jones, NVRC’s Resource and Technology Manager and Joan Ehrlich, Loudoun County Outreach Specialist will discuss the causes, impact and signs of hearing loss, strategies for improving hearing and communication and Assistive Technology solutions.

Following the 45-minute presentation, we will conduct free hearing screenings.
Please see Diana Diehl: [email protected] to sign up for your 30-minute slot.

The purpose of the screening is to see if you could benefit from an evaluation by an audiologist. NVRC is a non-profit, there are no sales involved.

For more information, email [email protected]

11/11/2021

NVRC will be closed on Thursday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We will re-open to the public on Friday, November 12th.

Thank you to our clients, partners and stakeholders who have served in the United States armed forces.

NVRC will be closed on Thursday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We will re-open to the public on Friday, November 12th.

Thank you to our clients, partners and stakeholders who have served in the United States armed forces.

11/10/2021

Please join us for the 1st CONNECT meeting! CONNECT is a virtual roundtable event for professionals, families, and caregivers working with and caring for students with sensory disabilities including all degrees of hearing loss, vision loss, or both! Each month will highlight 4 subject matter experts in areas of interest available for discussion, questions, concerns and support. Come share your thoughts and CONNECT!
Please register here: https://forms.gle/enW5oQ7PYLKDyZiB6

DEI Event Series | VBPD Alumni 11/05/2021

DEI Event Series | VBPD Alumni

DEI Event Series | VBPD Alumni Please join us on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for the kick-off session of the Training and Alumni Association's DEI series.  The topic is "Employability and Sustainability for People with Disabilities." Attorney and disability rights advocate Ollie Cantos is the keynote speak...

Northern Virginia Resource Center updated their information in their About section. 11/05/2021

Northern Virginia Resource Center updated their information in their About section.

Northern Virginia Resource Center updated their information in their About section.

11/04/2021

NVRC LOUDOUN Outreach in Your Community.
Joan Ehrlich will be conducting Free Hearing Screenings for members of the Carver Senior Center on Monday, November 8 between 10:00-12:00. Please contact Heather Jett at [email protected] to schedule your 30-minute slot.
Want a hearing screening but can’t make it on the 8th? Want a hearing screening closer to your home? Contact Joan Ehrlich, LOUDOUN Outreach Specislist, [email protected].

NVRC LOUDOUN Outreach in Your Community.
Joan Ehrlich will be conducting Free Hearing Screenings for members of the Carver Senior Center on Monday, November 8 between 10:00-12:00. Please contact Heather Jett at [email protected] to schedule your 30-minute slot.
Want a hearing screening but can’t make it on the 8th? Want a hearing screening closer to your home? Contact Joan Ehrlich, LOUDOUN Outreach Specislist, [email protected].

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NVRC ASL Socials via Zoom
Oct 31st Zoom Event
Kahoot Trivia Game Night

Telephone

Address


3951 Pender Dr, Ste 130
Fairfax, VA
22030

General information

United Way #8312 Combined Federal Campaign #86423

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 1pm
Other Nonprofit Organizations in Fairfax (show all)
The Future of Freedom Foundation The Future of Freedom Foundation
11350 Random Hills Rd, Ste 800
Fairfax, 22030

The mission of http://fff.org is to advance freedom by providing an uncompromising moral and economic case for individual liberty, free markets, private property, and limited government.

Celebrate Fairfax Festival Celebrate Fairfax Festival
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, 22035

ITFDC - Infant Toddler Family Day Care ITFDC - Infant Toddler Family Day Care
11166 Fairfax Blvd, Ste 206
Fairfax, 22030

This is the official page of ITFDC - Infant Toddler Family Day Care. Become Part of Our Family! We are located at:11166 Fairfax Blvd. Suite 206, Fairfax, VA 22030 Phone:703-352-3449 Fax: 703-352-7730 Email Admin: [email protected]

NRA Collegiate & Schools Program NRA Collegiate & Schools Program
Fairfax, 22030

Policies and procedures for sustaining and expanding the interest and participation of students in the shooting sports.

Josh Waldo IAFC 2022 2nd Vice President Josh Waldo IAFC 2022 2nd Vice President
Fairfax

Learn about Fire Chief Josh Waldo's candidacy for 2022 IAFC 2nd Vice President

Master Food Volunteers of Northern Virginia Master Food Volunteers of Northern Virginia
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, 22035

The Master Food Volunteer Program helps Extension reach more Virginians with up-to-date, research-based knowledge on food preparation, nutrition, food safety, and physical activity.

Drinking Water Guide Drinking Water Guide
Fairfax, VA 22031

Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
4103 Chain Bridge Rd, Ste 200
Fairfax, 22030

Advocating for abused and neglected children in Fairfax County since 1989. For more information visit our organization's website at: www.fairfaxcasa.org -OR- our Run for the Children event website at: www.fairfaxrunforthechildren.com

Institute for Immigration Research-GMU Institute for Immigration Research-GMU
4400 University Dr MSN# 1D7
Fairfax

The IIR is a joint venture between George Mason University and The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

GMU Native American and Indigenous Alliance GMU Native American and Indigenous Alliance
Fairfax, 22030

NAIA serves as a support system to Native American students at Mason and promotes the celebration and education of Native American culture on campus.

Apostles Campus Church Apostles Campus Church
Johnson Center, MSN 2C7, 4400 University Dr
Fairfax, 22030

Apostles Campus Church is a multigenerational and multiethnic church at Mason, seeking to know and experience the transforming love of God so that we can extend that transforming love to the world.

American Society of Civil Engineers GMU American Society of Civil Engineers GMU
4400 University Dr
Fairfax, 22030

Student chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers at George Mason University.