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Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Presentation

Hi everyone, On November 13, 2014, RCIL will bring Monroe County’s Sheriff’s Traffic unit to attend RRCD’s Education Awareness Program (REAP) to explain how Deaf and Hard of Hearing indivividuals can better handle situations when pulled over or accused of possible … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to Delay the FSLA Companionship Changes!

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Delay the FSLA Companionship Changes! http://capwiz.com/rochestercdr/issues/alert/?alertid=63582626 The Department of Labor ignored the disability community and implemented changes that will hurt attendants and people with disabilities if states don’t have more time to prepare! On October … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the Disability Vote Network

Hi Everyone, Yesterday, you may (or may not) have received an email from Bruce Darling about signing up for the New York Disability Vote Network.  Bruce stressed the importance of creating this voting bloc in order to show our elected … Continue reading

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Randy Smith of Regal is coming to town… let’s push for OC on all movies…

Hi Everyone, For those who are involved with the advocacy adventure to push for more Open Caption on Screen at any time and any movies at Regal Theatre 18. Mr. Raymond (Randy) Jr. VP. Chief Administrative Officer & Counsel for Regal Entertainment Group,Knoxville, … Continue reading

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News Release: Rochester Deaf Community wants All Screens Captioned at Movie Theatres

Rochester, NY (August 9, 2014) — Starting at 1 pm today, approximately 50 Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing people will attend Regal Theatre 18, 525 Marketplace Dr., Rochester, NY to  advocate for ALL movie screens to have captioning whenever … Continue reading

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Action at Regal Theater tomorrow (August 9, 2014)!

 ATTENTION: Hello everyone, I wonder if you would like to join our action to push Rochester to bring back the option for on-screen caption at movies theatres.  Currently, the movie theatres are moving to off screen caption by using Caption … Continue reading

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RDAW looking for Dummy Hoy players and Workshop Presenter

Rochester Deaf Awareness Week (RDAW) is moving forward and players for Dummy Hoy are needed (Deaf and Hearing are welcomed). At the same time, we are looking for presenters for different topics… please see Steve Debottis video blog below: To … Continue reading

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Still need help with Movie Caption Survey (please fill out and share)

I am writing again to you about this On Screen caption for movie theatres, because we really want more people. For those who do not know, I am currently trying get the opinion of hearing individuals on the matters of … Continue reading

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Movie Caption Survey (please fill out and share)

To whom it may concern, I am writing to you because I am an Intern here at RCIL and CDR. I am currently trying get the opinion of hearing individuals on the matters of captioning movies in the theater. This information will … Continue reading

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Cut the Glasses: Capture the screen

http://ferretrex.com/?p=1146 Cut the Glasses: Capture the screen Goal: Increase the number of available On-Screen Captions for movies in the Theater, regardless of the number of Deaf people attending the movies. More and more deaf people have stopped going to the movie … Continue reading

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