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ASL Immersion (Annual Silent Weekend)

Silent Weekend at Western Oregon University

Program Dates: July 28-30, 2017
Program Location: Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR 
 
Program Description:

If you are looking for worthwhile workshops, great entertainment, and a chance to sharpen your skills, then this immersion experience is for you!  This will be the 9th year of the Silent Weekend. This is a skill development activity over three days, conducted completely in ASL. in 2016, this event brought over 225 participants from Canada and all over the US–even Puerto Rico!

Workshops Offered:

Attendees can choose between professional development workshops centered around interpreters or aspiring interpreters or workshops focused on ASL linguistics and ASL skill improvement. We are partnering with students from the Masters in Interpreting Studies at WOU to present some workshops this year.

Program Cost:
(Lodging/meal plan info on the registration link.)
You can register anytime and also onsite.
 
Who Should Register:
Everyone! Deaf community members, ASL students, interpreting students, pre-certified and certified interpreters, ASL teachers and interpreter educators. 
 
Pre-requisites: Recommended ASL fluency at 2 years or more of study.
RID CEUs: 1.9 CEUs will be offered in the categories of Professional or General Studies by the Regional Resource Center on Deafness at Western Oregon University, an approved RID CMP and ACET sponsor.

For more information or TO REGISTER, click here.

Questions? Contact the Program Facilitator: CM Hall or call 503-888-7172.

Here’s a photo slideshow of pictures from 2015.

 

Silent Weekend ParticipantsA view from the workshop