Saturday, August 12, 2017

What is happening at the Deaf Church tomorrow???

What is happening at the Deaf Church tomorrow???

by bblovas1
Who gonna win this TV tomorrow? Come to the service tomorrow morning and see who wins it at the end of the service! Remember we also going to have potluck and church will provide shredded roast beef for sandwich after the service! The TV is provided by New Orleans Sign Language Services. See y'all there and God bless you!
Sunday School -- 9:45am In FELLOWSHIP HALL - 5324 Canal Blvd (downstairs door, off Hawthorne Place)
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE -- 10:45am in BIG bldg facing Canal Blvd (5320 Canal Blvd) All are welcomed!
Also, tomorrow we all eat together homemade roast beef sandwiches with all the fixings and gravy ... and whatever else you want to bring.
See you there!!!
P.S. Don't forget to sign up to ride the 4 seat surrey bikes in City Park. Healing Wheels will also give away hearing aids to 3 people this year and free basic dental needs provided for those who need dental help. Last month Kimmie received a hearing aid and Mat was given new glasses, thank to healing wheels!!! Ask how to register and sign up. And see videos and pictures of our rides through City Park on our website and facebook pages.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Vocational Rehab Vocab Workshop

New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC
Presents

Vocational Rehab Vocab

July 22, 2017
10am -- 4pm
5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA, 70124¬¬¬¬¬
(Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place)

LRID Members -- $30
Non- LRID Members -- $35
ITP Students -- $20
Deaf -- Free
(Pay at the door)

This workshop will focus on protocol and vocabulary related to interpreting in a vocational rehabilitation setting.

Hands-on practices, break-out groups, techniques, resources, and study aids will also be provided to participants. .5 CEUs will be provided.

Barbara Lovas at nolasignlanguageservices@gmail.com
http://www.neworleanssignlanguageservices.com/
504-722-2967 cell/text/facetime
For more information:
This workshop is sponsored by Louisiana Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, a chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Thursday, November 3, 2016

The Science of Sign Language & Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disabilities on 1/10/17

The Science of Sign Language
10am – 12pm
Jennifer Kuyrkendall will highlight published scientific research on the human brain and sign language usage. Participants will be introduced to the cognitive impact on visual spatial language anomalies, and identify the complex parts of the brain that relate to language comprehension and expression.
Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disabilities
1:30pm – 3:30pm
Marlana Kienlen will focus on several dual-disabilities, deaf plus another disability, and participants will discuss as a group how to access information and why it is important for interpreters to be aware of additional disabilities that the students they work with may have.
 
 
JANUARY 21, 2017
10am-12pm, 1:30-3:30pm
Location: 
5324 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124
(Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place.)


Cost: 
LRID Members: $30 Non-Members: $35 ITP Students: $20 Deaf: Free
(Pay at the door.)
CEU Info: 0.20 CEUs each
(0.40 CEUs TOTAL, must attend both)
Both workshops will be presented in English. If you need interpreting services,
please contact Barbara by 1/16/17.

For more information: Barbara Lovas bblovas1@yahoo.com  504-722-2967 cell/text/facetime
www.neworleanssignlanguageservices.com

Interpreter Business Practices Workshop

This workshop will focus on best business practices for interpreters and the importance of keeping accurate business records, filing appropriate paperwork and knowing how to make wise ethical business decisions.

December 10, 2016
10am -- 4pm
5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA, 70124
(Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place)

LRID Members -- $30
Non- LRID Members -- $35
ITP Students -- $20
Deaf -- Free
(Pay at the door)

The participants in this workshop will be discuss the guidelines and tenets established by RID regarding standard business practices, proper code of conduct, and ethical decision making as required for interpreter professionalism. Discussion will include general business practices, business etiquette, interpreter protocol, introduction techniques, billing, invoicing, contracts, rates, HIPAA compliance, the importance of insurance, setting up an LLC, certification maintenance and professional affiliations. Hands-on practices, break-out groups, techniques, resources, and study aids will also be provided to participants. .5 CEUs will be provided.

For more information:
Barbara Lovas at bblovas1@yahoo.com
http://www.neworleanssignlanguageservices.com/
504-722-2967 cell/text/facetime

This workshop is sponsored by New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC, Canal Blvd Baptist Deaf Church and Louisiana Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, a chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

 

Friday, August 26, 2016

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSSES

Babies can communicate using sign language as young as 8 months old. Sign language is an excellent tool to provide access to communicate with your baby before your baby is able to speak.
 
It has been noted that those who learn a second language show greater cognitive development in mental flexibility, creativity, problem-solving, conceptualizing, and reasoning skills. *
Whether you want your baby learn sign language in order to help them to start building their language/communication skills at an early age or if your child is Deaf, hard of hearing, autistic or non-verbal; learning American Sign Language can be a very helpful tool in communication and an excellent opportunity for you and your child learn together.

 Cost:  $80 / 6-week session
Saturdays (starts Oct 1, 2016)
10am – 11am
5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA, 70124
(Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place)

Class sessions are 6 weeks long for parent(s) and babies from 8 months to 18 months. Resources such as study materials, study links and video aids are also provided for your continued practices with your family at home. If you are interested in this fun-filled, bonding, learning opportunity of learning sign language with your baby, please contact me:
Dr. Barbara Lovas, Th.D.
RID CI/ CT, NAD IV, LCD V, MO Licensed
New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC
Website: 
http://www.neworleanssignlanguageservices.com
LinkedIn address:
www.linkedin.com/pub/barbara-lovas/30/868/b68
E-mail --
bblovas1@yahoo.com
Video Phone for the Deaf # --
504 273 1152 ,  Cell/Text/Facetime – 504 722 2967
New Orleans Sign Language Babies and Kids / New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC offers a wide range of programs and experiences for you and your child. We also provide ASL parties and in-home sessions for you and your family and friends:

Rescource: Cognitive Benefits of Learning a Second Language.” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Duke University, 2007. Web. 22 Mar. 2013.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Interpreting LYRICS Workshop--March 26, 2016 at 10am--4pm, 5324 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

11th Annual Mid-South Deaf Women’s Retreat

Date:   April 22-24, 2016
Location:   Linden Valley Baptist Conference Center (Linden, Tennessee)
 
Theme:   “Power of Forgiveness”
Bible Verses:   Ephesians 4:31-32
 
Cost:   $110 (Special Early Bird before January 31, 2016)
$125 (February 1, 2016 to March 1, 2016)
 
Guest Speaker:   Barbara Lovas (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Music Leader:   Laura Atwell (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Leadership Team:
Rhonda Stephens – Leader
Amanda Miller – Assistant Leader
Stutzen Hendricks – Assistant Leader
If you have any questions, please feel free to email midsouthdwr@gmail.com.