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July 2020

Introduction to Cued American English with Cue College

July 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 10, 2020

Learn to cue in a 5 week course with a certified instructor of Cued Speech through Cue College's online curriculum! Information from Cue College:  CS200 – Introduction to Cued American English, a 5 week instructor-led online course,  provides an overview of the Cued Speech system and includes all the handshapes and hand placements associated with each phoneme, or speech sound, of spoken English. CS200 includes the CS100 online curriculum which takes you through the foundations and mechanics of Cued Speech,…

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October 2020

CS200 – Introduction to Cued American English – Fall 2020

October 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 8, 2020

Learn to cue in a 5 week course with a certified instructor of Cued Speech through Cue College's online curriculum! Information from Cue College:  CS200 – Introduction to Cued American English, a 5 week instructor-led online course,  provides an overview of the Cued Speech system and includes all the handshapes and hand placements associated with each phoneme, or speech sound, of spoken English. CS200 includes the CS100 online curriculum which takes you through the foundations and mechanics of Cued Speech,…

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November 2020

2020 Legacy Reception (A Virtual Event)

November 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marion Downs Center, 4280 Hale Parkway
Denver, CO 80220 United States
Free – $400

This year we hosted the 2020 Legacy Reception virtually! Justin Osmond served as our Emcee and 2020 Honoree, Vickie Thomson, Ph.D. joined us for some great local music! Our musical Acts included Hazel Miller and Bathing Lagoon. Support the Marion Downs Center by making a donation!

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ASL for Beginners – Fall 2020 (9/14/20 to 11/9/20)

November 9, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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ASL Class Session
Marion Downs Center, 4280 Hale Parkway
Denver, CO 80220 United States
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Get started on your journey in American Sign Language with our 8-week beginners workshop beginning on September 14 and ending November 9. Class Description: Emphasis will be on learning the alphabet, numbers, and basic sign vocabulary. Proper ASL sentence structure and grammar will be introduced. Prior sign language experience is not required. Class Activities and Schedule: All classes will be held online Monday evenings 5:30 to 7 pm via Zoom (free for users to download). To ensure a smooth online…

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December 2020

Marion Downs Holiday Party 2020

December 12, 2020 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join Colorado Hands & Voices, Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind, Marion Downs Center, and Rocky Mountain Deaf School in celebrating the holidays during our virtual holiday party. Put on your party clothes and join us via Zoom. Enjoy music, crafts, book readings, background contests, and a visit with Signing Santa for deaf and hard of hearing children. Please RSVP using the link below. Attend the event to claim your holiday book, which will be mailed AFTER the party. We'll…

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Free Virtual Seminar on Hearing Tech – December 15th at 5 pm

December 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Explore the latest in hearing technology at our FREE
virtual seminar! Join us December 15 from 5-6pm to
hear the audiologists from the Marion Downs Center
discuss current communication strategies and new
hearing technology, including a universal Bluetooth
connectivity option.

All attendees will receive a hearing aid charger at no
charge with the purchase of hearing aids, a $275
value. To RSVP, simply submit the form below, and
we will follow up with information on how to access
the seminar!

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May 2021

Marion Downs Center

Enhancing Communication in Relationships : A Living Well with Hearing Loss Seminar

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn more about communication strategies, modifying your environment to decrease noise, and self-advocacy skills in a 30 min Presentation/Q&A with Dr. Julie Peterson, AuD.
Strategies, technologies, and treatments will be discussed. Presentation will be held via Zoom.

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Hearing Loss Prevention in the Entertainment/Music Industry – An Music Audiology Seminar

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Learn more about preventing hearing loss, types of hearing protection, and different sources of noise exposure in a 1 hour Presentation/Q&A with Dr. Caleb Kronen, AuD.

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Summer Speech & Language Sessions In-Person or Online

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Summer Speech & Language Sessions In-Person or Online When: May 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Where: Zoom – Join by computer or mobile device Cost: Free Does your child receive speech language services during the school year? Learn about summer speech and language services in person or online with Sarah Bookout, MA, CCC-SLP. This presentation will be held on May 25 from 1 to 1:3o virtually via Zoom. Registered participants will receive an email link to the…

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Stay Connected At Home With Your Children – A Marion Downs Center Presentation

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free
Pediatric Services at the Marion Downs Center

Staying Connected At Home With Your Children A Technology Seminar When: May 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Where: Zoom - Join by computer or mobile device Cost: Free Do you or your children struggle with hearing technology at home? Learn about hearing technology, applications, and troubleshooting issues in a 30 min Presentation & Q&A with Dr. Sandra Abbot Gabbard, PhD. This presentation will be held on May 27 from 1 to 2 pm virtually via Zoom. Registered…

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