Fairfax Cues on Tap

June 3, 2010

The next Cues on Tap in Fairfax, Virginia, will be Saturday, June 12, from 7-9pm.

What: Cueing get together. Enjoy food, drinks, and cueing with friends.

When: The 2nd Saturday of each month

Where: Auld Shebeen in Fairfax, Va

Who: All who are interested in Cued American English. Beginners to fluent. If you don’t know the system come to find out more. Invite your friends!!

Please RSVP as there will be limited space!!! RSVP on the Facebook page:  http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=126761934008931

Upcoming Cue Camps

May 6, 2009

Cue Camp Friendship – June 18-21
Bishop Claggett Conference Center, Buckeystown, MD (a few minutes south of Frederick)

Cue Camp New England – July 29 – August 2
Baxter School for the Deaf, Falmouth, ME

Cue Camp Virginia – August 27-30, 2009
4-H Educational Center, Front Royal, VA

NVCSA Event This Friday (5/8/09), Fairfax, VA

May 6, 2009

Families, staff, and anyone interested in Cued Speech, you are
invited to attend a Pizza Dinner presented by The Northern Virginia
Cued Speech Association.

Date: Friday, 05/08/09

Canterbury Woods Elementary School
4910 Willet Drive, Annandale, VA 22003

Check in at the Library

Pizza Dinner: 6:45pm to 7:30pm
Speaker Presentations: 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Cue Camp VA Information: 8:00pm to 8:30pm
Meet The Board: 8:30pm to 9:00pm

Laura Cunningham: Laura attends the University of MD and will be
attending graduate school in the fall. She is a native cuer and fluent
signer. As a teen, she appeared on “All My Children.”

Sarah Segal: Sarah is currently a student at the University of MD.
Sarah is a staff writer for the NCSA newsletter, as well as a reporter
on the USA Deaf Media Team that will be traveling to Taipei, Taiwan,
for the 2009 Deaflympics.

Both Laura and Sarah grew up in the Cued Speech program in Montgomery
County Public Schools, MD, and have attended Cue Camp Virginia.

PLEASE RSVP with number of children and adults by: Tuesday, 05/05/09.
Email: info@nvcsa.org or Call: 703-222-6222

Babysitting will be provided by the Woodson Cue Club at no cost, but
donations will be appreciated.

This will be a wonderful evening. We hope to see you there!

Boston Cues on Tap, January 19

January 13, 2009

Take a break from work and come on out to Rock Bottom next Monday for our monthly Cues on Tap.  Designed for all skill levels from beginner to fluent, you’ll have a chance to brush up on your cue-reading skills, lubricate those rusty fingers with some libations, and meet new people.

Rock Bottom is one of the most popular spots in Boston.  Come on over and find out why.  Easy parking, cheap beers, hot appetizers, ice cold drinks and great company.  What more could you ask for?  We’ll be there from 7pm till late!

This event is open to all.  Even if you or your friend has never learned Cued Speech, this is the perfect opportunity to learn about the system and meet people who use it. We’ve got cue charts and cue cards for all who come!

Rock Bottom (115 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116)
7pm till 11pm
Monday, January 19

Hope to see you there!
Brad Buran (bburan @ mit . edu)

Cues on Tap – October 25

October 12, 2008

The next DC-area Cues on Tap will be held in Bethesda, MD, on Saturday, October 25, from 6:30 – 9:00pm!

This is the same weekend as the NCSA Board meeting in Gaithersburg, MD.

Union Jack’s management has kindly reserved bar space for us, so please RSVP to me at hilarycues (at) gmail (dot) com.

If you haven’t come to a Cues on Tap before, now is the time! NCSA board members plus local DC cuers will be attending! It’s a good chance to meet the board members who are advocating for cued language services all over the country!

For more information about the NCSA, click here.

Cues on Tap details:

Location: Union Jack’s British Pub

Street address: 4915 St. Elmo Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Map)

Time: 6:30pm – 9pm

Public Transportation: Take the Metro Red line to Bethesda stop. When you come out the escalator, bear left onto Old Georgetown Road. Walk down Old Georgetown until you get to St. Elmo Avenue (about 4 blocks/lights). Turn right onto St. Elmo, and the pub will be on your left, past the parking garage.

Driving note: Parking in the downtown Bethesda garage is free on weekends (Garage is less than half a block from Union Jack’s).

Interested in becoming a Certified CS Instructor?

September 16, 2008

The National Cued Speech Association provides workshops and a national certifying exam for individuals interested in becoming certified instructors of Cued Speech.

The next workshop and exam will be held in Gaithersburg, MD, in conjunction with the upcoming NCSA Board meeting.

Basic Instructor Workshop – Friday and Saturday October 24-25, 9am-4pm
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg – Gaithersburg, MD
Earlybird Registration (postmarked through 9/20): $125
Regular Registration (postmarked 9/22-10/11): $150
At the Door: $200

* National Certification Exam – Sunday, October 26, 1pm-4pm
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg – Gaithersburg, MD
Earlybird Registration (postmarked through 9/20): $125
Regular Registration (postmarked 9/22-10/11): $150
At the Door: $200

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a certified instructor or simply wants to review the current state of cueing mechanics, please contact Jean Krause at jkrause@cas.usf.edu.

For more information about certification in general, please click here.

Cues on Tap Alert

August 27, 2008

The National Cued Speech Association is holding their next board meeting in Gaithersburg, MD, the weekend of October 24-26, 2008.

I am currently looking at possible venues for Cues on Tap either Friday or Saturday night (probably Saturday). Details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Also, the NCSA welcomes members of the cueing community to attend the board meeting. If you would like more information, please contact our executive director at aruberl@cuedspeech.org.

Cue Camp Friendship: June 2009

August 26, 2008

SAVE THE DATE!!! June 18-21, 2009

Cue Camp Friendship Returns Next Summer!

Make plans now to attend Cue Camp Friendship in its NEW location at the Bishop Claggett Conference Center overlooking the beautiful Sugarloaf Mountain! Conveniently located just minutes off I-270, 5 miles south of Frederick, MD. Easily accessible from three major airports.

Email MDCSAprez@gmail.com for more information. Check www.mdcsa.org for updates as well!

Boston-area Cues on Tap Aug. 19

August 15, 2008

From Brad Buran:

Take a break from work and come on out to Rock Bottom next Tuesday! Even if you’re rusty or never have cued before, come join us!  After a few hot appetizers and some cold drinks, you’ll be up to speed.  This month, we have some guests from India who have been working on introducing Cued Speech (Marathi) to some schools for the deaf.  They are very interested in meeting some of the Boston-area cuers.

Tuesday, August 19
7:30pm till at least 9:30pm
Rock Bottom Brewery
115 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116

Please contact Brad Buran for more information at bburan (at) mit . edu

Pizza Party for Cuers! Friday, June 6

June 2, 2008

Pizza Night for cuers and families and friends (click here for flyer)
Friday, June 6, 2008
Flower Valley Elementary School
RSVP to: JaneS007@aol.com or 301-924-3277 by Thursday, June 5.

This is a chance to celebrate the end of the school year and socialize with other cueing children, parents and members of the local community! This event is MDCSA-sponsored.

Cost is $5 per person or $10 per family for pizza and beverages (no alcohol will be provided.)

See the flyer for the school address and directions.