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Deaf Awareness Week begins Nov. 7

October 21, 2011

Photo of a hand practicing American Sign LanguageNorthern Illinois University’s DeafPride and the Center for Access-Ability Resources (CAAR) invites the NIU community to its fall 2011 Deaf Awareness Week, with events each evening from Monday, Nov. 7, through Friday, Nov. 11.

Deaf Awareness Week is an opportunity to share Deaf culture and American Sign Language with NIU faculty, staff and students.

Highlights include DeafTown, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center, and SignSync, planned for 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the student center.

Complete details for the week’s events, locations and times can be found online.

Email Jenifer Montag at [email protected], call (815) 753-1694 or TTY (815) 753-3000 for more information.