Kerry Deaf Resource Centre 04.06.2012

“PROMETHEUS” TO BE SHOWN IN TRALEE WITH SUBTITLES

This Wednesday 6th June Tralee Omniplex Cinema will show another film with
subtitles.

This time it is the eagerly awaited Ridley Scott’s prequel to
Aliens, entitled “Prometheus” (12A). It stars Kerry native Michael
Fassbender as the android David.

According to imdb.com, the plot follows a team of scientists as they journey
through the universe on the spaceship “Prometheus” to investigate advanced
Alien life forms. They become stranded on an Alien world, and as they
struggle to survive it becomes clear that the horrors they experience are
not just a threat to themselves, but to all of mankind.

The film will be start at 5.40pm this Wednesday 6th June.

ST. JOSEPH’S HOUSE VISIT KILLARNEY
Residents at St. Joseph’s House for Deafblind, Stillorgan, Dublin, will be
visiting Kerry from Monday 11th June for four nights. They will be staying
at the Malton Hotel, Killarney. KDRC has been contacted by St. Joseph’s to
let members of the Kerry Deaf community if any friends are around the
Killarney area on those nights, please feel free to call in for a chat from
approx. 7.30pm onwards.

IDYA USHER SYNDROME AWARENESS NIGHT
The IDYA are holding an awareness night for you to find out more about Usher
Syndrome. You will have the opportunity to find out what life is like for
three deaf individuals who all have had different life experiences.

The presentation will be held at the Dublin Deaf Club, Drumcondra, Dublin,
on Thursday 28th June at 7pm. ISL/BSL interpretation is provided.

DS3 SUMMER SCHOOL
DS3, which provides support and advice to Deaf and hard of hearing students
starting college, or for those in second level who are thinking about
college, is holding its 7th annual Summer School on 3rd and 4th July in UCC.

The summer school is especially designed to help students prepare for the
transition to 3rd level. There will be various activities over the two days,
as well as demonstrations of supports and the experience of different
lecture types. The days are completely free: all activities, food and
accommodation will be paid for. This 2-day event is for all Deaf/hard of
hearing students applying to any third level course, and is not conditional
on receiving a college offer. There will be ISL interpreters available.

The deadline for applications is Friday 15th June. You can fill out an
application form here:
http://learninginspirations.wordpress.com/deafhi-summer-school/. For more
information contact Darrelle Keegan at d.keegan@ucc.ie or text 0879150697.

WHY HEARING AIDS WHISTLE PRESENTATION
The National Deaf Children’s Society has made an interesting video about why
hearing aids whistle. The presentation is in English with subtitles. It
mainly focuses on problems that arise with children’s’ hearing aids.
However, if you are experiencing difficulties with your own hearing aids, it
may provide some useful information. You can watch the video here:

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