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How to "Find Your Legislators" ASL Video

How to find your Legislators (SC State Senators and SC State Representatives) American Sign Language (ASL) Video 

Click on the video to watch. 

South Carolina Legislature website: www.scstatehouse.gov

Reuben Reeves Obituary

Reuben Reeves (3/18/1919-4/19/2016)

Spartanburg, SC

April 22, 2016

Dear Members and Friends of SCAD:

The SC Association of the Deaf is deeply saddened on the loss of longtime SCAD member Reuben Reeves. He served on the SCAD’s Board of Directors as President in 1963 – 1965. We wish to express our sincere condolences to his family. Our hearts and prayers go out to them during this difficult time.


L. Earl Wright

Obituary:  http://www.floydmortuary.com/obituaries/Reuben-Reeves/

2016 Summer Camps

Summer Camp-SC School for the Deaf and the Blind

June 19 - 25, 2016

Website:  http://goo.gl/j27SLP

Camp Wonder Hands

July 17 - 22, 2016

Website:  http://campsite.palmettohealth.org/index.cfm/camp-wonderhand/camp-wonder-hands/

Bill Rice Ranch: Murfreesboro, TN

Website:  http://www.billriceranch.org/deaf-ministries/deaf-camp

Carter Hears! Scholarship Opportunities

Carter Hears! is pleased to provide four separate opportunities to recipients that have an interest in deafness.
Who is eligible for the Scholarships?

General Requirements

  • Available to high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2016 and students who will be an undergraduate or graduate student during the 2016/2017 school year
  • Scholarship applicants must have applied or be enrolled in an accredited college, university or technical school.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.

Specific Requirements

1. Student Scholarship

  • Applicant must be qualified as Deaf or Hard of Hearing and be a Senior in high school

2. Future Interpreter Scholarship

  • Applicant must provide adequate interest in pursuing a career in Interpreting and be on track to graduate with a degree in Interpreting

3. Future Deaf Educator Scholarship

  • Applicant must provide adequate interest in pursuing a career in Deaf Education and be on track to graduate with a degree in Deaf Education

4. Future Speech Pathologist Scholarship

  • Applicant must provide adequate interest in pursuing a career in Speech Pathology and be on track to graduate with a degree in Speech Pathology

When is the deadline for the submission of materials including the scholarship application?

All materials must be submitted to Carter Hears! with a postmark no later than April 1, 2016

*Applications are available atwww.carterhears.com/scholarships/

What is the value of the scholarship award?

Selected applicants will receive a scholarship value of $500 that will go towards their college education or vocational training.

How are winners selected?

  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to the Carter Hears! ideals of leadership and humanity.
  • The final scholarship recipients are selected by a Scholarship Selection Committee.
  • Two scholarships will be awarded to students who are deaf and hard of hearing and two scholarships will be awarded to college students with an interest in deafness.

How will winners be notified?

Winners will be notified via email and mail by Carter Hears! by June 3, 2016

SCAD E-News March 2016

2016 Meeting Schedule at SC State House-Columbia, SC
To Support Sign Language Interpreter Act Bills H.3390 & S.293

Dates:                              Time:
March 2, 2016           10:00am - 12:00pm
March 9, 2016           10:00am - 12:00pm
March 16, 2016        1:00pm - 3:00pm
March 23, 2016        10:00am - 12:00pm
March 30, 2016        10:00am - 12:00pm
April 6, 2016              10:00am - 12:00pm
April 13, 2016           10:00am - 12:00pm
April 20, 2016           1:00pm - 3:00pm
April 26, 2016           Advocacy Day (More details TBA)
May 4, 2016              10:00am - 12:00pm
May 11, 2016            10:00am - 12:00pm
May 18, 2016            1:00pm - 3:00pm
May 25, 2016            10:00am - 12:00pm

If you would like to meet, please contact: 
Anita Steichen-McDaniel at asteichen-mcdaniel@scadservices.org
Please come and show your support!

Upcoming Events (Click on the month to see the SCAD Calendar)

March 2016

April 2016

2016 SCAD Leadership & Training Conference
West Columbia, SC
August 20, 2016  SAVE THE DATE!
More details to be announced

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