Save The Date    Mayfest 2018!  Thursday May 17th, 2018  Dominican Center at Marywood  6pm until 9pm

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Mayfest! 2018

Mayfest! 2018

Thursday May 17th 2018

Where:  Dominican Center at Marywood 2025 Fulton St East

(parking and entrance off Lakeside Drive)

When:  Thursday May 17th, 6pm until 9pm

Cost: $40 per person

MayFest is our signature fundraising event.  This special event is your chance to envision the impact of your involvement with Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services. We hope you can join us as we celebrate our accomplishments and look to future success that is only possible through your continued supportAlong with a guest speaker,  we will have an auction and a cash bar.


Our Mayfest Sponsors Include:


Teen Camp  2018


June 18 through June 22nd 2018

This will be an amazing experience for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing teenagers! They are sure to bond over the incredible experience. Oftentimes, these children do not have opportunities to go on adventures such as this, and this is guaranteed to be a memorable event for them, and give them the self-confidence and skills to go onto bigger things.
Register your teen today for our camp! It's only $45 per camper.

Email Renita at to submit registration form. 
Note: Scholarships are available for those who meet our requirements. Please contact Deb Atwood at for information on scholarships.

Kids Camp 2018

July 17 through July 20th 2018

 If you are interested in participating in our 10th Annual KidSigns Kamp, it will take place sometime in mid-summer of 2018. 

 It only costs $60 per child, or $110 for two to four children. Email Renita at to submit registration form. To submit payment, contact Denise at
For scholarship forms, please contact Deb Atwood at 616-732-7358x206 or


University of Michigan

Be part of an important conversation about how to improve genetic health services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities.​​​​​​​

The purpose of this research is to learn more about what might make it easy or diffficult for you to consider genetic health services and genetic testing related to your health (example, cancer, heart disease, etc.)

  • Are you Deaf or Hard of Hearing?
  • Are you between 20 & 65 years of age?
  • Do you use either American Sign Language or English as your primary language?

Study participants will discuss this topic in a two-hour discussion group. ASL interpreters will be provided.

You will receive a $25 gift card for your participation

Please contact Mackenzie Mosera at:

for more information and to get involved


 American Sign Language 

Spring CLASSES Now Closed


Silent Weekend

Full Immersion Experience

Workshops, Peer to Peer Practice, Networking 

This event was very successful!

Silent weekend is a full weekend where you can learn, pratice, and succeed at honing your ASL Interpreter skills and knowledge. 

Come for Saturday only or stay for the whole weekend!

This event is open to students and certified interpreters. This workshop usually happens in mid-February.  Stay tuned for 2019!




Silent Celebration


We’ll have hot dogs, burgers, water, children games, expo booths and a silent auction!   
A minimum of a $7 donation for adults and $5 for kids is appreciated. Please note that no dogs, except service dogs, are allowed.  See you there!