Sanderson Center to Celebrate Music for Deaf and Hard of Hearing May 19


Event will have vendors and presentations on technology for improving musical experiences


The Sanderson Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is celebrating Better Speech and Hearing Month in May with “Bring Back Music Into Your Life” on Saturday, May 19, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at 5709 S. 1500 W., Taylorsville.

 

Various local vendors will be onsite to share community resources, and presentations will teach participants how to appreciate music and follow musical aspirations. This event is for people who are hard of hearing, deaf or have a family member who is hard of hearing. More...




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