That is actually a great idea! Because I have friends who are deaf (which is one of the reasons I started studying american sign language) but having that information on my webpage when it is created is a great idea.
I am in Virginia Beach, Virginia and we have a LARGE deaf community here. Tidewater Community College was the first community college here to offer an associate for interpreters (which was one of my original intentions when I started studying the language) and every Friday night there is a Silent Dinner at one of the local malls (it rotates to a different mall every week). But I hadn't gone to a Silent Dinner in a long long time. My youngest is only two years old and already knows some sign language.
I am going to write to several of the deaf organizations regarding your suggestion because I think it is a great one. I am also considering finishing my interpreting degree just because I feel it would be a great benefit to my company to have.
Anyone that lives in the Hampton Roads area or in Virginia period can send me an e-mail at email@example.com
and I can point them in the right direction to start taking classes to learn american sign language.
Also in Richmond they offer Silent Dinners also but I will have to e-mail the director of the AAS program there at J. Sergeant Reynolds about theres. It has been a long long time since I was up there too.
And when I woke up this morning I thought it was going to be another typical Monday, a sleepy one.