The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Festival

Come to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Festival Saturday, Sept 21, 2013 at the Sanderson Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing located at: 5709 South 1500 West in Taylorsville, UT.  Here’s a link to their flyer:

Below is the schedule of presentations that will be held on the stage inside of the gym.  We will have raffle at every hour.

11:15-12noon – Coping with Tinnitus by Jodi Goodenough
12:15-12:45 – Med-El by Louise Loiselle (Bronze sponsor)
1:15-1:45 – Need a job? by Pamela Mower
1:45-2:00 – (vacant slot but will be filled)
2:15-2:45 – Cochlear Americas by Joe Pelatt (Bronze sponsor)
2:45-3:00 – Beehive Gallaudet Alumni Association
3:13-3:45 – Hamilton Relay by Katie Anderson (Gold sponsor)
3:45-4:00 – Belly Dancing by Hillary LaFrance
4:15-4:45 – Loop Utah! Kick-off by Kristin Rector (in-kind)
4:45-5:00 – Utah Association for the Deaf
5:15-6:00pm – Hearing Aids 101 by Dr. Enoch Cox
6:15-6:30 – Sego Lily Abused of the Deaf (SLCAD) quilt raffle
6:30-6:45 – DSDHH quilt raffle
Robin Traveller, the hard of hearing specialist says: All presentations will be held in the gym and an area (where the chairs will be located) will be looped.  CART and assistive listening devices will be available.  There will be 5 information booths scattered about on our property.
We will have a free hearing test booth provided by Advanced Hearing Center.  Plus, we will have Noisy Planet booth.
Bring your children and grandchildren!  We will have face painting, bouncing house, Tennis, various food vendors, arts and crafts, information booths, Henna painting, Hat making (using paper sacks), ASL story telling, etc

Due to limited parking space around the center, they are putting shuttles to use.  Here’s instructions for parking via pictures:

D-hoh festival parking 1

D-hoh festival parking 2

D-hoh festival parking 3

We hope to see you there!

2 thoughts on “The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Festival

  1. I realize that I should have asked for this info before the ‘last minute’, but was certain that I could easily locate this info in my neatly organized on-line messages.

    I am unable to locate the e-mail message that gave the detailed instructions re: arrival time for booth set-up, extension cord power outlets, etc. Tom is getting a bit stressed as I told him I was certain that I could locate that original e-mail message but have been unable to do so.

    I did receive my maps, and schedule, etc., via USPS; but I don’t know my booth number. However, I’m quite certain I will have easy access to that in the a.m. I do need to clarify what time I should plan to arrive to set-up and organize my booth…. It seems as though the festival begins at 10 a.m.; so I’m thinking that arriving at about 8:00-8:30 would allow enough time.

    I would copy & paste this to avoid sending it flying through,cyberspace on the coattails of Chelle’s message, but I-pads do have their limitations 😉

    Hope to see y’all tomorrow, Rose

    Sent from my iPad Rosalie P. Abrams

    • I know there is parking across the street from the Sanderson Center for people with booths. You should have had a parking pass mailed to you this week and that will get you in the lot. I’m not sure where individual booths are located but it shouldn’t be too hard to find in the morning. We will see you there.

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