Thursday, June 21, 2012

HIV/AIDS Clinics offering services to Deaf People

According to the latest POZ Directory listing,  109 Clinics offer testing to Deaf clients. Click the link for more details.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Deaf AIDS Outreach, 7/26/2012, Washington DC

The AIDS 2012 meeting, the big AIDS meeting that happens every two years, will be in Washington DC this July,  

The Disability Zone in the Global Village is having a special Deaf Community Outreach night with guests including John Meletse, the first Deaf open HIV+ person in South Africa.  There will be lots of fun including free condoms and great information!  The Global Village is free to everyone and a great place to meet people from around the world.

Thursday, July 26, 6-8pm: Deaf Community Outreach.  Global Village, AIDS 2012, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.

Hope to see all of you there!

Monday, June 11, 2012

Thursday July 26 events at AIDS 2012

July 26, 2012

Deaf events at Disability Networking Zone, AIDS 2012 Conference, Washington DC.  I will post more information as I know it.  Hope to see everyone there!  Leila


10.30 – 11.30

Deaf HIV/AIDS Networking Meeting: Time for the numerous Deaf and hearing professionals working with Deaf community members to meet and share information about the Deaf AIDS epidemic and discuss best practices.
Leila Monaghan and deaf community

11.30 – 12.30

Accessing Disability and HIV/AIDS Knowledge in Low-Resource Contexts: The Global Disability Rights Library Project
 USICD,  Andrea Shettle

13.00 – 14.00
Film: Deaf and HIV
GALA, Cherae Hally and John Meletse

14.30 -18.00

Integrating Comprehension and Advocacy: How the disability and HIV rights movements can support each other at the country-level.

Mini Room  to be confirmed (not at disability zone)
18.00 – 20.00
Closing “coffee shop”

Deaf Community Outreach: Fun, accessible HIV/AIDS information for Deaf Community Members
Deaf Outreach- Leila Monaghan