Community Partner: UWM ASL Studies Program
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: UWM Concourse
Brief Event Description: ASL Studies Program and Interpreter Training Program welcome all participants to attend the Myth vs. Fact event, they will interact with various stations that are designed to debunk common misconceptions about deaf and hard of hearing people.
Community Partner: Deaf Trivia Masters
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Sandburg Flicks
Brief Event Description: Everyone will enjoy “Deaf Trivia” through a team competition that is being hosted by Deaf Trivia Masters! Trivia questions are derived from Deaf history, the cultural community and pop culture. Anyone in attendance, whether competing or not, will have a good time!
Community Partner: UWM Signing Student Association (SSA)
Time: 6:00 -9:00 pm
Location: UWM Rec Center
Community Partner: Wisconsin Educational Services Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: UWM Union Concourse
Brief Event Description: In partnership with the WESP-D/HH Role Model Infusion program, we will be hosting Deaf and hard of hearing community members to share their stories about their life experience. These honored guests will share the contributions they have made to the deaf community and larger society.
Deaf Awareness Week Videos
- GMAD Trivia
- Professional Interpreting Enterprise
- UWM Accessibility Resource Center (ARC)
- UWM Signing Student Association (SSA)
- Wisconsin Association of the Deaf (WAD)
- Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- Wisconsin Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (WisRID)