ASL Instructor job (Newark)

Newark Free Library is in search of an ASL instructor to provide ASL classes for children ages 6-12.

Beginning Fall 2022. Day of week to be determined. (In the past it co-taught by Kathy P. & Nicole J. on alternating Sundays)

Instructor may bring their own child(ren) to register for free if within the age range of 6-12.

Pay rate to be determined (ie. $25+/hour, includes planning time as well)

If you are interested, please email Barbara Jo German (retired DSD SLP & POC for Newark Library’s request) at hugo477 at

P.S. The children’s librarian is trying to secure state funds for interpreting special programs for deaf students as well. They offer many after school activities.

– info came from DSD Mary Hicks

Members of Delaware’s Deaf Community React to Oscar Wins for CODA

The new movie CODA had a huge night at the Oscars. Actor Troy Kotsur accepted the academy award for best supporting actor, making him the first deaf male actor to win an acting Oscar while CODA won best picture. NBC10’s Tm Furlong has more on what this win means members of the deaf community.



DAD Board Meeting via Zoom (Saturday, March 26, 2022)

When: Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 10am

Where: online via Zoom platform

What: This is a regular meeting for the DAD Board. Guests are welcome to watch. Guests can make some comments/feedback, but are not allowed to vote.

Zoom Link Registration (register first then get zoom link when completed) :

Questions?  Contact board via contact us page.


March New Castle County Drive-Thru Distribution

Date and time
Fri, Mar 18, 2022, 10:00 AM EDT

Delaware Technical Community College – Stanton Campus – Newark
400 Stanton Christiana Road
Newark, DE 19713

You must be present to receive assistance. The Food Bank reserves the right to start early based on traffic build up.

About this event

We can only serve households who are present at the distribution. You cannot send your ticket/ID with someone else. Please dial 2-1-1 to locate other community resources that can assist you.

Registration and more info at

– Thanks to Loretta Sarro and Christy Hennessey for sharing this info.


Deaf Expo and DSD 5k run/walk (Sept. 24, 2022)


DSD’s 5K for Language Access AND the host of the next Annual Delaware Deaf Expo!

When: September 24, 2022

Where: Delaware School for the Deaf, 630 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Newark, DE 19713

More information will be released as we finalize more details.  You can contact Kelli Adasko  at DSD or Feta Fernsler/Karen Miller via DAD’s contact us page at if needed, but do keep an eye out for more updates! 


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