VT Deaf Community Picnic


09 May 2014

VIRS 9th Community Fund Fundraiser

VIRS 9th Annual Community Fund FundraiserCome One, Come All!!

REMINDER:   The Vermont Interpreter Referral Service’s 9th Annual Fundraiser for the Yolande Henry Community Fund is coming up:

Sat.  May 3rd from 3-6pm in the gym at the Austine School for the Deaf in Brattleboro.   


Our acclaimed performer is Warren Snipe – known as WaWa – who is the inventor of “Dip Hop,”  which is Deaf Hip Hop !

Tickets are $10 for adults;  $5 for children 12-5; children 4 and under are free.

Raffle tickets will be on sale for CASH PRIZES;  desserts and non-alcoholic beverages will also be on sale.

Bring your family and friends – it’s going to be a GREAT afternoon !!   For info, call 802 254-3920 or 800 639-1519 (V)  or  802 275-0104  (VP);  or email: virs@sover.net.



28 Apr 2014

Eyes Wide Open – April 4, 2014


15 Mar 2014

VTAD State Conference

VT State Association Conference

VTAD Sponsorship_booth

VTAD sponsorship request


Vermont State Conference

Where: St Leo’s Hall (109 S. Main Street, Waterbury, VT)

When: April 5

Time: 10 AM to 3 PM

Admissions: $10 (see link above for more information)

26 Feb 2014

Disability Awareness Day 2014 Info

Disability_Awareness_Day_Registration_Form_2014  (click on this link for more info and to register)

Disability Awareness Day 2014

February 19 at the Vt. State House

Empower People with Disabilities: It’s Only Right(s)

Keynote Presentation by Chester A. Finn

A Special Assistant in the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Chester is the co-founder of the Community Empowerment Programs Inc., which provides community services and educational programming for people with disabilities.

Disability Awareness Day at a Glance

9 to 10 – VCDR will be serving coffee and pastries in Room 10. Come register, grab a cup of joe, connect with your peers and plan your day.

9:30 to 4 – Attend workshops to get updates and talking points from VCDR members on hot topics.

11  – Attend a press conference in the Cedar Creek room about employment for people with disabilities.

Noon – Make an appointment to have lunch with your legislator. Pizza will be served in Room 10 from 1 to 2 p.m.

1  -Disability Awareness Day will be announced on the House floor.
4:30 to 6:30 – VCDR will be serving appetizers in the cafeteria. Keynote and panel discussion about empowering people with disabilities.

Special thanks to the Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council, member organizations and friends for their generous support.


01 Feb 2014