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Deaf Talks

  • 15 Apr 2014
  • 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
  • 2100 Building: 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98144
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Deaf Talks is a series of presentations in ASL by Deaf people about something they know and love.  It is an unique opportunity to expand our language base through exposure to high-caliber language models in topic areas that weren't covered in the classroom.

Home Improvement &

Shawn Broderick

Shawn has remodeled a variety homes over several years, built a wine cooler that holds over 2,000 bottles of wine, and knows everything from plumbing to replacing a light bulb.  
He will talk about home remodeling projects and basic household repairs like how to replace a toilet; repair broken tile; apply/reapply grout; improve dryer ventilation; hang pictures so they're straight; repair a leaky roof; level a house; and more!

Do you have a special topic you want Shawn to discuss? Email it by April 1st and he will be sure to address it. 

Micro Home Brewing

Lester Morris

Lester will share his personal experience as a beer lover and home brewer, and the history of beer making.  He will explain the beer making process, different classifications and types of beer, and the regional differences in beer making drawing from his visits to US and international breweries.

Deaf Talks


Terry Dockter & Will Roach
April 22nd

Julia Petersen & aj granda
April 29th

***0.2 CEUs in the category of Professional Studies will be offered by the Western Region Interpreter Education Center at Western Oregon University, an approved RID CMP and ACET sponsor.***

Special thanks to SLISNW for presenter recruitment


WSRID, as a diverse and inclusive body, has adopted a formal communication policy of direct communication in ASL for all events sponsored by WSRID .

This workshop will be provided in ASL.

See here for refund policy

The 2100 Building is ADA compliant.  To request accommodations, contact us at the email below by April 1st.

Still have questions?

Contact the WSRID Professional Development Committee West wsrid.pdc@gmail.com 

WSRID does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, age, marital status, political ideology, military or veteran status, parental status, or breastfeeding in a public place. This applies to all activities of the organization, including-but not limited to: employment, elections, meetings, workshops, and conferences. WSRID Officers, Board members, and committee Chairpersons shall be aware of this policy and uphold it at all times, in accordance with state and local law.

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