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DeafDigest Blue – August 19, 2012

DeafDigest Blue – August 19, 2012

Blue Edition              Barry Strassler, Editor
http://deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/finally-captions-for-deaf/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-no-luck-with-employment-agency/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-employee-lie-to-deaf-employee/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/white-or-yellow-deaf-tv-captions/

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sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
anonymous

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The DeafDigest is divided into Blue and Gold sections, both
ranked equal in contents, features and ads. This is the
Blue section.

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Top stories about the deaf:

David H. Pierce, CEO, Davideo Productions, and
the DeafDigest Old Fogeys cartoonist, is campaigning
for a district seat on the Sequin, Texas city council.
Election takes place in November, and the winner will
serve four years with a limit of two terms. He is deaf.
Sequin practically sits next door to San Antonio.

For years a regular stethoscope has been a problem for
deaf physicians. From time to time there have been
modifications that have helped the deaf physicians
use the stethoscope. The latest modification comes
in two pieces – an electronic scope that would download
the results into a computer. The second is an option,
a headset gear attached to the stethoscope. Cost is
nearly $600, as contrasted to $250.00 for the best
model on the market. Expensive to be a deaf doctor?
Sort of!

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, which is like our own FCC, has approved the
establishment of a Broadcasting Accessibility Fund. Part of the funding would go to captions on Canadian TV sets in both languages. The idea behind the fund
was pushed by the Bell Canada Enterprises.

The United States Preventive Services Task Force said that
routine hearing tests are worthless. Their report was
published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

The Valley View home for senior citizen deaf residents
in Pennsylvania was slated to close for good. There
may be a reprieve – the state Department of Public Welfare may provide funds to keep the home running.
There is a price, however – that in exchange for funding, control may go to an outside group.
Forty deaf residents live in the home.

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Deaf-REACH Crab Feast and Silent Auction

Join us for a festive day of crabs and good times!

All you can eat crabs, hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, coleslaw,
side dishes, desserts and assorted sodas and water. BYOB as usual!

SILENT AUCTION is back this year!!

Saturday, September 15th 2012
2pm-6pm
8712 Beaver Dam Rd
Beltsville, MD 20704

Advance tickets $40.00 per person or $75.00 for 2 tickets.
Tickets at the door are $45.00 per person.

For over 40 years Deaf-REACH has been helping deaf people with
special needs. Deaf-REACH provides a variety o significant services
to this community.

www.deaf-reach.org

To purchase tickets contact Lorre Weinstock
E-mail: mailto:Lweinstock@deaf-reach.org
VP 202-559-5072
V 202-832-6681
F 202-832-8458

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HEARING EMPLOYEE TELLING A LIE
A new deaf employee, confused about the job
assignments, asked a hearing employee for
help and advice.
The hearing employee replied:

I am sorry. I don’t understand the work assignment
you are doing

It forced the deaf employee to find another
hearing employee for help and advice.
Few months later, the deaf employee realized
that the first hearing employee knew everything
but said “I don’t understand” just to avoid
communicating with a deaf person!
It is sad that some hearing employees will
lie to a deaf employee.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-employee-lie-to-deaf-employee/

(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)

Attention:
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Decibel breakdown in deafness

http://deafdigest.com/deafness-decibel-breakdowns/

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WHITE OR BLACK CAPTIONS
At home, our captions are often black, because it
is easy to read.
At many bars and restaurants the captions are either
white or yellow. Why?
Possibly because hearing people, watching TV are bothered
by black captions but not bothered by light color captions.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/white-or-yellow-deaf-tv-captions/

(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)

Attention:
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The NTID Robot Camp
The NTID hosted a robot camp for the deaf,
called the RIT/NTID DRobotZ Camp. These robots
looked like small remote-controlled cars that
can do some tricks.
A highly motivated camper was Alessandro “A.J.” Ryan, a student at New Jersey School for the Deaf. He was able to use the laptop to do amazing tricks with the robot.
His picture is at:
http://deafdigest.com/ntid-deaf-robotics-camp/

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LIP READING ENDING A DEAF PERSON’S NIGHTMARE?
A newspaper story ran a headline, saying:

Lip reading could end deaf people’s social ‘nightmare’

Ending deaf people’s social nightmare? Not so sure
about it.
It is no fun being backed into a corner at a mixed
hearing-deaf party by a totally unlipreadable hearing
person.
The deaf person may be forced to smile and nod his
head gently, faking his way throughout the ordeal without
saying a word. Or the deaf person is forced to think of
a polite way to terminate the conversation and walk away
without hurting the hearing person’s feelings!

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DO REPUBLICANS WANT THE DEAF VOTE?
DeafDigest is not asking you to vote for Obama or for
Romney. The decision is yours – and DeafDigest respects you
for it.
But do the Republicans want the Deaf Vote? Well, Republican
vice present candidate Paul Ryan was giving a speech in Ohio.
A deaf man attended the political rally, but there was no
interpreter around!
Needless to say, he was upset. The embarrassed Republicans
said they were looking into this matter.

NEW YORK CITY RIPPED OFF BY A FAKE INTERPRETING SERVICE
The New York Department of Education paid out over $1.5
million dollars past two years for services that were never
performed by two individuals.
They “owned” a company – Deaf & Hard of Hearing Interpreting
Services which billed the city for interpreting services that
turned out to be a fake.
The signatures of students that the “company” was supposed
to provide interpreters were forged.
Investigation is on-going. The first individual was arrested,
and the second individual has “disappeared.”

WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

A sponsor of a large hearing conference would only hire
just one interpreter to accommodate five deaf delegates.
Each deaf person only has 1/5th of the interpreter for
workshops and for chats with hearing delegates!

if you have these “hate” or “horror” stories, please mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

Because the steno machine only has 22 keys, a common question I am
asked is:

How do you write letters that are not on the keyboard?

What captioners, CART providers, and court reporters do is that they
use combinations of letters to make other letters.  For instance,
when a captioner sees the steno TPH written with the left hand, what
he or she sees is an N.  The steno TP is the letter F, and the steno
PH is the letter M.  These keys are stroked at the same time, like a
chord on a piano.  You do not type them one at a time, like a
typewriter.

The T is depressed with the left ring finger.  The P is depressed
with the left middle finger.  The H is depressed with the left index
finger.  You can see that just a slight misfingering could change the
meaning of what is being written.

An announcer may say that they are going to discuss “how to make
your vacation fun.”

If the captioner accidentally added the H with his or her index
finger, that could be transcribed as “how to make your vacation
none.”

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

at parties hearing people are always telling you
they have a deaf cousin, or a deaf neighbor
or a deaf classmate or a deaf employee, etc, etc.

(Every deaf person, no matter if it is ASL, oral,
Cued Speech, late-deafened, hearing aid user, CI user, etc, share these pet peeves. You may laugh or cry)

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please email
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

for Special Notes, please go to the bottom of the Gold section

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The Deaf and the Law:

While we have many different federal and state laws that
deal with the disabled, there are five basic rights –

employment
public accommodations
transportation
education
communication

How and to what extent are these deaf rights interpreted is
another matter.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

Effective with this issue of DEAFDIGEST  there will be two
weekly Fogey drawings by cartoonist David Pierce.
Do look these up at http://www.deafdigest.com/davideo.htm
and http://www.deafdigest.com/davideo1.htm

(editor’s note: The Fogey continues as strong as ever)

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

Did Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
and Hard of Hearing experience a reincarnation?
No, but its announcement of Alexander Graham
as the new Executive Director seemed like it because
of the similarity of these names. To be fair, the
middle initial of the new person is T. (Alexander
T. Graham).
Another question – does the new executive director
have background in deafness? No, but his background
is in administration of non-profits.
Different backgrounds but with nearly-similar
names, interesting.

(editor’s note: he continues as the Executive Director)

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

There was a story about Austin Chapman, a deaf man, hearing
for the first time – not with a CI, but with a hearing aid.
And that his first preference while hearing – is music.

For one thing, a CI is often a front page news, a hearing aid
is not – so it is the first such story of a hearing aid
trumping a CI.

And for another thing – if an adult suddenly is able to hear
with a hearing aid, it takes him years and years to learn how
to discriminate sounds and noises.  For him to fully appreciate
music the first time he turns on his hearing aid is not a
credible story.

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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

your coffee at Starbucks is $1.93 and you give the cashier $2.00, expecting 7 cents in change (for the tip jar, anyway)

The cashier says something you don’t understand but repeats

receipt

Receipt? What about it? No big deal for a $1.93 coffee.

She continues to repeat “receipt”

You learn that she was trying to explain to you that if you hold
your receipt after 2 pm then you are entitled to a free refreshment
drink!

So many words you cannot understand except for one word – receipt

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

–  Staff Interpreter –  Los Angeles, CA

–  Staff Interpreter – Bakersfield, CA

–  Staff Interpreter – Riverside, CA (Two positions)

To learn more about the above positions at GLAD, please go
to our website:

http://www.gladinc.org

If interested for any of these positions then please submit resume
and application to:

Jeff Fetterman
Human Resources Manager
Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

V/TDD:  (323) 550-4207
Fax #:  (323) 550-4204

E-mail: mailto:jfetterman@gladinc.org

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position opening
Job Developer for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Taylorsville, Utah (near Salt Lake City)

The purpose of this position is to increase employment opportunities for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in Utah by educating potential employers of the abilities of individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing.  The job developer’s duties include but are not limited to:

–    Encourage employers to hire people who are Deaf and hard of hearing
–    Build and maintain relationships with employers
–    Teach employers about incentives such as tax credits
–    Help employers find reasonable accommodations for employing individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
–    Explain employment support services such as vocational rehabilitation, employment networks, and job coaches
–    Coordinate with other agencies and services that help people find jobs
–    Occasionally work with individuals for job placement and job retention

Qualifications: Individuals with a BA/BS degree are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to individuals with a Master’ss degree or Bachelors with relevant work experience.  Fields to include but are not limited to: vocational rehabilitation, psychology, sociology, social work, behavioral sciences, communications, marketing, management.  Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).

Pay Range:  $18.90-$31.65

Where: 5709 S. 1500 W, Taylorsville, UT 84123 (approximately 10 miles south of Salt Lake City)

Where to find more information: See the job announcement and apply on-line for the Deaf Employment Specialist position at https://statejobs.utah.gov/JobAnnouncement.jsp?rid=27321

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position announcements
Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

HR Director
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-human-resources-director/

Childcare Center Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-child-care-center/

If you are interested in applying please apply online:
http://www.tlcdeaf.org

and submit a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) as well
as three references and/or letters of recommendation to mailto:hr@tlcdeaf.org

All documents are required to move the application process forward.

Each application will be carefully reviewed, and those candidates who are
most qualified will be invited for an interview. The Learning Center for
the Deaf is an EOE.

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position announcement
Overnight Child Care Supervisor
Walden School (at Learning Center for the Deaf) Framingham, MA

Overnight Child Care Supervisor
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-childcare-supervisor-job/

If you are interested in applying please apply online:
http://www.tlcdeaf.org

and submit a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) as well
as three references and/or letters of recommendation to mailto:hr@tlcdeaf.org

All documents are required to move the application process forward.

Each application will be carefully reviewed, and those candidates who are
most qualified will be invited for an interview. The Learning Center for
the Deaf is an EOE.

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position opening
Interim Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Physical Disabilities Advisor
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Position Number:     02039327
Official Title:     ASSOC/NO PREFIX/SR STUDENT SERVICES CORD
Working Title:     Interim Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Physical Disabilities Advisor
Position Type:     Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Department:     B056035 SAC-Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program
Description of School/College/Dept/Program:

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites nominations and applications for a fixed term academic staff position of Advisor (working title, Interim Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Physical Disabilities Advisor(DHH-PD Advisor)
UWM, a Doctoral/Research Extensive university, is Wisconsin’s premier public urban university offering a comprehensive liberal arts and professional education to its 30,000 students. The Student Accessibility Center (SAC) is located in the Division of Academic Affairs and the DHH-PD Advisor reports to the Assistant Director of SAC. SAC provides academic support services to approximately 720 students with disabilities. The DHH-PD Advisor will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of about 65-70 students.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The primary purpose of the DHH-PD Advisor is to assess and provide reasonable and appropriate academic support services and accommodations to students and prospective students who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who have physical disabilities. The DHH-PD Advisor serves as a disability specialist, interprets disability documentation to determine eligibility and appropriate academic accommodations for students, manages student caseload, provide advocacy, and provides academic study-skills assistance to SAC students. The secondary purpose is providing consultation, education and training to the campus community about accommodating students with disabilities and ensuring compliance with the ADA, serving as a resource to the campus and community, and representing UWM, SAC and the DHH Program in outreach activities. The Advisor will also assist with the D/HH Program’s outreach and other program projects as assigned. This position is a twelve-month 100% academic staff.

Minimum Qualifications: – Fluency in American Sign Language and ability to communicate using multiple sign language modes.
– Bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation, special education or related field required
– Working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
– For consideration of Associate prefix title, 0-2 years of experience working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population.
– For consideration No prefix title, 2-4 years of experience working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population.
– For consideration of Senior prefix title, 4 or more years of experience working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population.

Preferred Qualifications: – Master’s degree in rehabilitation, special education or related field.
– Experience in the higher education environment.
– Working knowledge of Deaf culture and issues relating to hearing loss.
– Working knowledge of accommodation services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
– Working knowledge of Physical and Mobility disabilities.
– Excellent English communication skills; both oral and written.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Complete application materials must include a letter of application addressing educational and professional level work experience as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications, a professional resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. All finalists for this position will be required to participate in a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act and will be required to submit an official copy of their college transcript.

If continuous, indicate initial application review date. Open Until Filled     No
Position Contact Name:     Shannon Aylesworth
Contact Person Phone Number:     414-229-3340
Contact Person Email:     mailto:aylessr@uwm.edu
EEO Statement:

UWM is an AA/EEO Employer
ADA Policy

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number. It is the policy of UWM to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants for employment. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact mailto:uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
No Response
Public Job Posting
Internal Job Posting
Agency Referral
Advertisement/Publication
Personal Referral
Web site
UWM Employment Site
Other

* Please indicate the specific source:

(Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Cover Letter
References
Resume

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Full Time Case Manager

North Shore Elder Service is accepting applications for a full time (35
hours per week) Case Manager to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
within our Home Care and GAFC Programs. Using intensive interdisciplinary
case management, the goal is to help frail and vulnerable clients remain
independent in the community. Duties include assessing the needs of frail
elders in the community, coordinating service plans and monitoring client
progress. Service area includes Danvers, Peabody, Marblehead, Salem and
Middleton. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or
related field and experience working with elders. ASL fluency a plus.
Applicants must have their own transportation. NSES is a private nonprofit
organization with a Fit Friendly designation from the American Lung
Association. We are conveniently located near routes 128, 114 and 1.
Benefits include group medical and dental, life and disability insurance,
12 paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and personal time. Send resume and
cover letter to Lisa Sculley, North Shore Elder Services, 152 Sylvan St.
Danvers, MA. 01923, or email to lsculley@nselder.org. [Email is
preferred.] No phone calls please. EOE/AA

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Job Opportunity in Allen area school

DATE: until filled

ADDRESS:
2350 Estates Parkway
Lucas, Texas

WEBSITE: http://www.lovejoyisd.net/MP.cfm?P=4146&

Job opening for ASL Teacher Classroom Aide

Paraprofessional Level job

Apply at http://www.lovejoyisd.net

Work school hours (8:30am – 4:30pm) approximately 30 hours per week

Assist in classroom instruction, interpret for short staff meetings and
parent/teacher meetings, tutor before/after school, work with students
one-on-one when needed.

Job offers benefits and regular hours, plus continued ASL practice for
student-interpreters.

ITP students or graduates of ITP are preferred, but other skilled ASL
users are encouraged to apply.

CONTACT PERSON NAME: Kristen Kinnard
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: kristen_kinnard@lovejoyisd.net
CONTACT TELEPHONE #: 469-742-8703 voice

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Assistant Professor of American Sign Language and Interpreting Studies

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages at the University of
Louisville is seeking a dedicated professional to teach courses in
Interpreting Studies and all levels of American Sign Language. This
tenure-track position will begin fall 2013 at the assistant professor
rank. Qualifications: native or near-native proficiency in American Sign
Language, ASLTA certification, and a doctorate in American Sign Language,
ASL Studies, ASL Linguistics, Interpreting, Deaf Education, or a closely
related field. Applicants with a master’s degree and ongoing graduate work
toward a doctorate will also be considered. An ASL Interpreting
certificate (e.g. CDI, NIC, or RID) is highly desirable. Applicants must
have experience in working with the Deaf Community and be willing to work
collaboratively with administrators, colleagues, and stud ents as the
department continues to develop its BS program in American Sign Language
Interpreting Studies. Teaching excellence and scholarly promise are
essential. The successful candidate may also be asked to assume an
administrative role.

Dossiers received by November 15, 2012 will be given full consideration,
but review of applications will continue until position has been filled.
Initial interviews will be conducted by phone in early December.

Please apply online at and upload your CV at the University of Louisville
Human Resources website www.louisville.edu/jobs. You will need to select
Job #28403. In addition, please send a cover letter, a hard copy of your
CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and an official graduate transcript
to: Prof. Regina Roebuck, Chair, ASLIS Search, Department of Classical and
Modern Languages, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. Please
also have three letters of recommendation sent to Prof. Roebuck.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application
process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment
Services at the Human Resources office, located at 1980 Arthur Street,
Louisville, KY 40208.

The University of Louisville is a nationally recognized research
university located in the largest Metropolitan area of Kentucky. If you
are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodations to
participate in the hiring process, please contact the Employment Office at
(502) 852-6538.

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity,
Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and, in that
spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

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www.alpineschools.org/employment

Posting ID: POS20120801000007      Posting Start Date:
8/1/2012
Name: American Sign Language (704)        Posting End Date:
8/7/2012
Location:  AMERICAN FORK HIGH SCHOOL

Overview:  .67 contract beginning August 17, 2012; one year only.

Qualification:    Applicants who will be teaching with a Letter of
Authorization or working on an Alternative Route to Licensure will be
hired on a one year contract.

Required Certificate(s):
(One or more are required to qualify for this position.)
Utah Alternative Route Licensure
Secondary

Required Endorsement(s):
(One or more are required to qualify for this position.)
American Sign Language

Salary:    Salary            Benefit:    Standard Benefits
Salary Range:
Name: Doug Finch        Street Address:  510 North 600 East
Title:      Principal        City: American Fork
E-mail:    dfinch@alpinedistrict.org          State:      UT
Phone:      801-756-8547            ZIP:  84003

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Evening Interpreters needed for Fall semester

DATE: 8/27/12-12/13/12

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 & 5:30 – 9:45 p.m.

ADDRESS:
3737 Motley Drive
Mesquite, Texas

Eastfield college, located in Mesquite, Texas, is in need of Interpreters
for Fall semester evening classes beginning August 27, 2012.

We have openings for Monday/Wednesday evening classes and
Tuesday/Thursday evening classes.

CONTACT PERSON NAME: Cindi Allen
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: cla4341@dcccd.edu
CONTACT TELEPHONE #: (972) 860-8348

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Arkansas State University-Beebe has requests for Interpreters for this
fall 2012 semester.  Please direct any inquiry to Tisha L. Marzewski,
Coordinator for Disability Services at tlmarzewski@asub.edu and/or
501.882.8863.

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pulaski tech (Arkansas) seeks interpreters

Rochelle Redus, MSW

Disabilities Services Counselor-Main Campus

Interpreter Scheduler

3000 West Scenic Drive North Little Rock, AR 72118 (rm 241)

Phone: (501) 812-2333        Fax: (501)812-2333  TEXT ONLY 501-257-7822

Email:  rredus@pulaskitech.edu

Adjunct Faculty,  American Sign Language at Austin Community College
CITY: Austin, Texas
WEBSITE:
http://www5.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/online_version.php?job_num=1109011
Adjunct Faculty,  American Sign Language
Job #1109011
Close Date: 08/17/2012
http://austincc.edu/jobs
Position Information
Location – Multiple Locations
Hours – Days and Evenings
Salary – Salary is assigned according to the Adjunct Faculty Salary Scale
FLSA Status – Exempt
Other
Pre-Employment Criminal Background Checks are required for all Staff and
Faculty positions.
Job Purpose
To instruct students in American Sign Language courses in accordance with
College policies and procedures.
Education Qualifications
Required
Master’s degree or above in ASL, Deaf Studies or Deaf Education; or Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in coursework related to ASL, Deaf
Studies, ASL Linguistics or language teaching methodologies.
Preferred
Master’s degree or PhD in American Sign Language.
Work Experience Preferred
Experience teaching at a community college or university.
ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time
and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical
benefits effective the first of the month after their first 90 days of
employment. ACC benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short
and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
CONTACT PERSON NAME: Ritchie Bryant
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: rbryant@austincc.edu

Job Opening: Production Worker – Pasadena, Texas
SCHUETZ
http://www.schuetz.net
Production Worker
Reports to: Directly reports to Line Leader and Supervisor with dotted
line to Production Manager. Compensation: Pay rates range between $10 .
$13.50 per hour depending on one.s skill level and position. Schedule:
6am-6pm or 6pm-6am on a 12 hour shift pattern work schedule. (Example:
Week 1 you would work Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday, and Week 2 you would work Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. This schedule would rotate
every other week.) Working weekends and overtime is often necessary and
required.
Location: Pasadena, Texas (Near Houston)
Benefits: Medical/Rx, dental, matching 401(k), disability, and life
insurance.
Main Duties & Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
* Setting up, operating, and monitoring machinery.
* Assembling product (manually as well as the use of tools).
* Cleaning equipment and station area.
* Loading and unloading materials/products.
* Feeding material into machines.
* Marking product.
* Various quality checking processes and procedures.
* Inspecting product during each stage of production to ensure product
meets specs and standards.
* Helping/assisting machine operators.
* Other duties as assigned
Essential Physical Functions:
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. consistently throughout a 12+ hour
shift.
* Must be able to stand for long periods of time during a 12+ hour shift.
* Must be able to consistently bend, stoop, and reach overhead.
* Must be able to withstand working in all weather conditions- Work
environments are not climate controlled.
* Must have good manual dexterity to work with small parts and small
tools.
* Must be able to handle large size objects (for example, products that
can be 5 ft wide and 6 ft. tall)
* Regular use of tools requires some degree of co-ordination, speed and
concentration
* Ability to carry out repetitive tasks quickly and accurately.
Work Environment:
* Most tasks and responsibilities require working in a non-climate
controlled manufacturing plant. . (exposure to disagreeable conditions
typical to a manufacturing plant.)
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
* The employee is regularly exposed to high noise environments.
* The employee may be exposed to dust.
* The employee may be exposed to chemicals.
* When in the plant Personal Protective Equipment includes but is not
limited to: safety footwear, eye, hearing and hand protection.
Requirements:
* Candidates must be:
* reliable
* fast-paced, efficient, and detail oriented.
* team-oriented
* able to follow directions easily
* willing and able to do physically intensive tasks
* Previous manufacturing/production experience, strongly desired.
** Qualified and interested candidates may apply to**:
schutzjobsTX@gmail.com

HEARING INTERPRETER certified QAST Level 2 or higher. Clinton Schol
District has opening. Send resume to
Deb Swink, 683 Poplar St, Clinton, AR 72031 or email to
swinkd@clinton.k12.ar.us

Staff Interpreter (Part Time)
Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) in NH seeks a part-time staff
interpreter to join it’s team. As the organization’s staff interpreter,
this person would provide ASL/English interpretation, transliteration, and
translation for staff, consumers, and board members of the Independent
living Center (i.e. board and staff meetings, independent living skills
trainings and goal setting, one-on-one and team meetings, housing,
equipment, employment, & benefits counseling, workshops & trainings,
document translation, editing, etc.), collaborate with free-lance
interpreters as needed and adhere to the NAD-RID Code of Professional
Conduct, HIPPA, and laws related to communication access and NH State
Interpreter Licensure. This person would also provide support for internal
Interpreter/CART referral as needed.
Qualifications include:
– NH State Interpreting License
– National Interpreter Certification preferred
– Experience in Human Services settings highly desirable
– Minimum Associates Degree, Bachelor Degree preferred
– Capability of travel throughout the state
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Persons with disabilities encouraged to apply.
Send resume and cover letter to: hr@gsil.org<mailto:hr@gsil.org> or fax
(603) 225-3304
GSIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer
www.gsil.org<http://www.gsil.org>

Thanks to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Arts Internships in the D.C. Metro Area
The HSC Foundation Internship Program is currently seeking applicants for
internships at cultural arts institutions around the Washington, D.C.
metropolitan area. HSC Interns will enjoy close working relationships with
experienced theater and museum professionals, hands-on training, and the
opportunity to be a part of some of the D.C. area’s busiest and most
artistically diverse museums, theaters, and performing arts centers.
Qualified applicants will be between the ages of 18 and 25; have a
documented disability or chronic illness; and demonstrate an interest in
the arts. Brief descriptions of current openings are listed below.
Specific job qualifications and requirements vary by placement. All HSC
Interns will receive a stipend.
For more information, complete job descriptions and to apply, please visit
our website or contact the Kennedy Center’s Accessibility Program:
(202) 416-8727 (voice)
(202) 416-8728 (TTY)
(202) 416-8802 (fax)
access@kennedy-center.org
http://www.kennedy-center.org/accessibility/career.cfm#HSC
Interested in careers in the arts? Opening Stages was developed to provide
students and individuals with disabilities with information and resources
on career development opportunities. The Fan page will highlight current
disability-specific and mainstream opportunities. The Kennedy Center’s
Opening Stages Facebook Fan page is loaded with career opportunity
announcements such as:
Internships
Fellowships
Competitions
Auditions
Grants/Funding
Scholarships
Additionally, please become a fan of VSA’s Facebook Fan page. VSA will
bring you up-to-date information on upcoming performances and exhibitions
featuring artists with disabilities, career opportunities in the arts for
people with disabilities, and accessible performances. You will find
updates about different disability-specific and inclusive practices
happening around the world.
The Kennedy Center Opening Stages and VSA’s fan pages are open to all.
Please become a fan and spread the word!

Bauxite Elementary School is looking for an interpreter.
Certified Interpreter needed for hearing impaired.
Please mail, or drop off application with certification and resume to:
Bauxite School District Superintendents Office
600 School Street,
Bauxite , AR 72011
501-557-2235

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR / DIRECT STAFF
Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you have a passion for helping
others? Are you a person of utmost integrity driven to make a difference
in the lives of persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing?
If so, Northwestern Counseling & Support Services, Vermont’s premier
mental health agency serving Franklin & Grand Isle Counties, encourages
you to apply to become the ASL Instructor for the Agency. This position is
full time with benefits.
ASL classes are offered to agency staff, community members, and groups of
individuals with various developmental disabilities. This position also
provides 1:1 therapeutic ASL supports to strengthen the communication
skills of the deaf and hard of hearing clients and will provide direct
community support to deaf consumers with developmental disabilities.
The successful applicant will hold a Bachelor’s degree in education,
social work, or human services field; be fluent in ASL and have knowledge
of the deaf culture; possess appropriate teaching certificates for
American Sign Language and demonstrated experience instructing ASL up to
Level 5; and have a minimum of two years experience providing services to
individuals diagnosed with Autism and /or Developmental Disabilities.
Please visit our website at www.ncssinc.org or stop by one of our offices
on Fisher Pond Road to drop off your resume/cover letter or complete an
application.
Human Resources
Northwestern Counseling & Support Services, Inc.
107 Fisher Pond Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
hr@ncssinc.org

CaptionCall Seeks Part-time Installers in Chicago/NW Indiana areas
Join the CaptionCall® team!  We’re looking for talented individuals to
help us bring our cutting-edge phone, free captioning service, and
world-class support to anyone who has trouble hearing on the telephone.
Help us help people everywhere communicate more confidently, whenever life
calls.
We are currently looking for part-time Installers within the Chicago and
Northwest Indiana areas to service single or possibly multiple retirement
communities within a 50-mile radius of the Installer’s home.  Each
Installer will be an evangelist for the product and have responsibility
for installing phones, finding demonstration opportunities and creating
interest in the phone and service.  For consideration, contact: Ann
Anderson, CaptionCall Outreach Manager for IL, IN and WI, 224-475-8907 or
by email at Aanderson-brooks@captioncall.com

The Perry County Board of Education (Marion, Alabama) is seeking
applicants for the following teaching position:
1 – Sign Language Teacher/Interpreter

DUTIES: To help students learn subject matters and skills that will
contribute to their development as mature, able responsible members of
society.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be certified by the State Department of Education or
must meet other minimum standards. Must be Highly Qualified.
SALARY: The salary for these positions will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience.

BEGINNING DATE: 2012-2013 School Term.
For additional information/applications please contact:  Cynthia Hogue,
Special Education Coordinator at (334) 683-4974 or the Superintendent’s
office (Superintendent John H. Heard, III) at (334) 683-6528.

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