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DeafDigest Blue – May 19, 2013

DeafDigest Blue – May 19, 2013

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/deaf-passing-difficult-exams/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-lipread-insulting-words/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/fake-oral-deaf-speech/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/ignoring-a-deaf-employee/

(if you have iPad, click on top video; if you have another
computer, click on bottom video)

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DeafDigest welcomes unique deafnews tips;
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
confidential

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

http://deafdigest.com/  (updated every Monday)

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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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Dedication:

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to William
Sugiyama who departed us. He was one of the greatest
wrestlers Gallaudet has ever had during the Golden
Wrestling Era of the Fifties, winning several
championships. After he graduated he was a lifelong
employee with the Washington Post. Only this past
October he was inducted into the Gallaudet athletic
hall of fame.

Another former Gallaudet wrestler is being dedicated –
Mark Corson, who departed us. Many of us know Mark
as an aggressive deaf leader in the Los Angeles area
but what many of us forget was that he was a Gallaudet
wrestler during the sixties. He was not the team’s best
wrestler, but possibly the team’s most difficult wrestler
to pin!

This just in:

At the Gallaudet graduation ceremony, the featured speaker was
Raymond H. LaHood, the head of the US Department of
Transportation. He gave a great speech, emphasizing his
roots with the deaf – his agency hiring the deaf, serving
the congressional district that includes Illinois School
for the Deaf and serving on the Gallaudet board of trustees.
Yet, what LaHood did not mention was interesting. He did not
mention anything about his agency’s work in helping the
deaf truck drivers get their Class B commercial driver’s
licenses! This was a major breakthrough that LaHood did not
mention. Maybe he felt the Gallaudet audience was not appropriate
for his comments about deaf truckers?

Top stories about the deaf:

A bill has been proposed in Maine Senate to help the
deaf and the disabled find jobs in the state. The
response among the legislators was enthusiastic.

Deaf Vietnamese dancers gave a special performance
at the Pfalzbau Theatre in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
It was an event planned by the dance group
choreographer to show the Germans what deaf
dancers could do on the stage.

Why do some people become deaf? Because of lack of proteins
in the cilia hair in people’s ears! This is what a team of
researchers at Johns Hopkins University are saying.
their findings are being published in the Nature Chemical Biology.

The deaf of Denmark will be getting a new relay service
within the coming few months. This service includes
video, text and sound.

It was learned that few weeks ago, a protest took place
in front of the AgBell building, and that some 30-40
protesters showed up, demanding that the organization
accept ASL. Said an AgBell member “we have been accepting
of sign language for a long time”

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Teaching Positions Available at a Two-Week Sign Language Summer Day
Camp

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf has openings for two teachers for
our Summer Sign Camp for Hearing Kids. The camp runs July 8-12 and
July 15-19 from 8AM to 4PM. Candidates must be very enthusiastic and
enjoy teaching beginning and intermediate ASL to hearing children
ages 8 to 16 years old.  Prior experience in teaching ASL preferred.

Additional information on the camp can be found at http://www.millneck.org

Candidates should send their resumes to mailto:Turzi@millneck.org

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FAKE PERFECT ORAL SPEECH
An oral deaf person grew up, thinking he has perfect
speech. He thought it was perfect because hearing people
nod their heads and smile.
What the oral deaf person did not know – until many
years later – that his mother would sneak behind his
back. She would repeat what the oral deaf person was
trying to say, so that hearing people will know what
he is talking about. Without the mother’s cheating,
no hearing person would understand that oral speech!
When that oral deaf person found out about it, he
was very upset!

– for ASL News version with captions,
http://deafdigest.com/videos/fake-oral-deaf-speech/

if you have iPad, click on top video; if you have another
computer, click on bottom video

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Deaf members of European royal families

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-members-of-european-royal-families/

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IGNORING A DEAF ACQUAINTANCE
A deaf man works in customer service at his place
of employment.
He contacts many hearing employees through
email. He has never met these employees in
person but they know him, and they know he is deaf.
Suddenly one day, one employee shows up
at the office and says hi to everyone, hugs everyone
and chats with everyone.
But this friendly hearing employee ignores
the deaf person!
Why?

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

if you have iPad, click on top video; if you have another
computer, click on bottom video

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20th Biennial TDI International Conference

and

25th Annual ALDAcon

October 16-20, 2013
Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://deafdigest.com/2013-tdi-alda-joint-deaf-conference/

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A NEW BILL IN OHIO
Being discussed among Ohio legislators is a new bill.
It proposes to ban on-line sales of hearing aids – unless
the customer contacts the audiologist.
DeafDigest editor is not sure how would this bill, if
passed into law, would work!

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A TEACHER OF THE DEAF IN TROUBLE FOR INSULTING A DEAF STUDENT
A teacher of the deaf in a California school district is
in trouble with the school district. This teacher made fun of
a deaf student, making inappropriate comments for everyone to
hear.
The school district wanted to suspend the teacher. The teacher’s
union is trying to block the suspension. This case is currently
in the court room.

WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

Being asked –

don’t you get tired signing all the time?

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

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

Some people don’t realize that most of the people who currently work as realtime
captioners began their careers as court reporters.  As the profession of
realtime captioning has grown, court reporting schools have found another use
for the shorthand skills they are teaching court reporters, and now many of the
court reporting schools also offer captioning programs.  Some newer captioners
are graduating from school and becoming realtime captioners without first being
court reporters, but the roots of realtime captioning began with court
reporters.  Basically all of the captioners who pioneered the field of realtime
captioning in the 1980s began as court reporters, and then they honed their
skills to become captioners.

A PET PEEVE OF BEING DEAF

getting this comment –

why are deaf people all over the world using chat windows
on a 24/7 basis?

(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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DeafLaw

The Justice Department reached agreement to have the
Medical Facilities of America and its subsidiaries
provide interpreters for deaf patients upon request.
This settlement stemmed from a lawsuit filed by deaf
patients that were denied interpreters.

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Did you know that –

Art Kruger had an interesting job that many people
were not aware of. Mention Art Kruger and we know
he founded the first deaf national basketball tournament
(1945), composed annual deaf All-American athletic teams
(1935-1985), composed a full sized squad of deaf participants in Deaflympics (1957-1985), best known deaf
sports writer (1950-1985)). What was his real job? Supervisor,
Shipping and Receiving Department at the Western
Costume Company in Hollywood, California. This company
ownership was shared by seven major Hollywood movie
studios – and it manufactured costumes and pieces of
clothing for these Hollywood movies. He placed orders
for fabrics, made sure the trucks delivered the fabrics
to his company and made sure the finished products
reached these movie studios. As the head supervisor,
he had 20-25 full time hearing employees reporting to him.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

The owner of the Inland Empire 66ers minor league
baseball team in Riverside, CA is a rare owner that knows
the marketing value of a deaf marquee athlete.
He noticed that 230 deaf fans attended the
Empire’s game on May 6th hoping to see deaf pitcher
Ryan Ketchner in action. Unfortunately he wasn’t
scheduled to pitch that day.
Ryan’s original role was to be a relief pitcher,
but the owner had him switched to a starting role
for the May 8th game – and made the deaf community
aware of it.
As a result 70 deaf fans showed up for that game.
Everyone came home happy – Ryan for pitching a good
game, 70 deaf fans for seeing him pitch, and the
owner for making money that night.
Ryan may be in the major leagues before too long,
with the Seattle Mariners.

(editor’s note: Ryan never made it to the majors;
he was only so close a couple of time – but he
blew out his arm and was never the same again.
He is no longer playing baseball)

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to  Jean Marie Mac
Williams Saks, who departed us this week.
When the Deaf TTY network grew by leaps and bounds in
the sixties, she stood in the background while her husband
Andrew. Robert Weitbrecht and James Marsters were in the
forefront.
Though not drawing attention to herself, she pushed very
hard for the network to grow, not just in USA but in
Great Britain. She bridged the gap between the ASL and oral
factions on both continents, using the TTY as the common
ground.
An unsung hero, she very certainly was. Thank you!

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

Which traveled faster – deafnews during pre-TTY days
or during todays’ times (email, skype, AIM, etc)?

We are seeing that many deaf people nowadays do not
keep up with hot deaf news. Is it saying deafnews
travel faster 50-60-70 years ago?

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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

during a workplace pot luck gathering, the deaf
employee thought the hearing employee said:

this one is mixed

mixed? We all know that because we were seeing
another employee mix around various beef and food
in the crockpots.

The hearing employee actually said:

this one is beans

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

–   Administrative Assistant –  Riverside (CODIE)

–   Administrative Assistant –  Cypress (OCDEAF)

–   Job Developer/Interpreter – Anaheim

–   Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima

–   Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles

–   Staff Interpreter – Riverside

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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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
Glenside, PA

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Located outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PAHrtners provides residential and out-patient services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) children, adolescents and adults.  Over 85% of our staff members are Deaf or Hard of Hearing!

As a result of our commitment to the Deaf/HoH community PAHrtners is rapidly growing and expanding. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate or professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career-building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

PAHrtners is looking for dedicated, motivated, energetic individuals who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable in Deaf culture to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Office Manager
Location:    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:    Full time position

Description:    This position supervises support staff, directs various aspects of human resources, maintains personnel files, oversees payroll, coordinates credentialing for licensed professionals, helps create procedures relating to company policies, collaborates with the benefits department, supervises audits and accreditations for all programs, monitors billing activities, maintains petty cash, oversees invoicing and ensures compliance with employment/labor laws and HIPAA guidelines.

Qualifications:     Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related field, plus three years office/managerial experience; or AA Degree with at least five years of supervisory/office experience. Fluency in American Sign Language required. Must possess strong writing/proofreading skills and excellent organizational/time management skills.

Job Title:    Residential Program Director
Location:    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:    Full Time

Description:    Position supervises all residential sites and program personnel.  This senior position provides program coverage, assists in completing staff schedules, secures shift coverage and monitors/limits overtime.  Other duties include: developing/monitoring the annual budget while approving expenditures; ensuring individual health needs are met by reviewing and assisting with the coordination of medical, dental and psychotherapy services and corresponding transportation; confirming homes and vehicles are maintained and operated in a clean, safe and secure manner.  This position also monitors and participates in the completion of required documents, including but not limited to: daily logs, medication logs, medical appointment forms, monthly and quarterly reports, incident reports, fire drill reports, behavioral data reports, goal plan forms, petty cash auditing forms, etc.  This position is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, orienting, training, evaluating and disciplining residential support staff while also ensuring staff perform all assigned duties.

Qualifications:    A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the human services field along with two years. experience as a program director, or three years of experience in a managerial level position in the human services field working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or behavioral health disorders.  Advanced fluency in ASL required.

Job Title:    Residential Counselors
Location:    Glenside, PA
Employee Type:    Various positions available

Description:    This position provides direct client services, including: encouraging client independence, assisting in daily living skills training and aiding in community integration. Duties: provide supported living and training to Deaf consumers with behavioral health and/or intellectual disabilities living in the community; promote consumers. independence and social relationships.  Positions open for weekend and evening shifts.

Qualifications:     HS diploma + one year related experience; valid driver’s license; advanced fluency in ASL; demonstrated competency in independent living skills; ability to teach, advise and motivate Deaf consumers; strong interpersonal skills.

Send your letter of intent and resumes to:
Linda Claypool, Office Manager/HR
PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: mailto:lclaypool@pahrtners.com  Fax: 215-884-6301 Web: http://www.pahrtners.com/careers
Facebook: www.facebook.com/deafjobs

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position opening
ASL Lecturer Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina

Master’s Degree in ASL, Interpreting, or Deaf Studies is required. Preferred doctorate in related areas.  At least 3-5 years of college/university level teaching experience preferred with a commitment to excellence in teaching.  ASLTA certification or willingness to work toward certification is desired.  Responsibilities include teaching basic and upper level ASL course work.  Position is a 9-month contract with summer teaching opportunities.  Position is available effective August 15, 2013.  Send letter of intent, C.V., three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Dr. Alton Brant via e-mail ( mailto:alton@clemson.edu ).

Candidates who have submitted their application materials by May 31, 2013 will be guaranteed full consideration.  Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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position opening
Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR/L)
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-occupational-therapist-position/

If you are interested in applying please submit a cover letter, resume,
application (found on website – www.tlcdeaf.org), as well as three
professional references and/or three letters of recommendation to
mailto:hr@tlcdeaf.org

All documents must be present in application packet to be considered for the
position.

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position opening
CSC Program Administrative Associate/ASL Interpreter
Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research & Training Center
Honolulu, Hawaii

CSC PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE/ASL INTERPRETER . ID# 13235.
Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research & Training Center.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research & Training Center (PBRRTC), Comprehensive Services Center (CSC), located in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,105/Mon.

DUTIES:  Provides staff support to the CSC Project Specialist and serves as an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, as needed by program staff or public members attending meetings related to project activities. Coordinates the daily operations of the CSC and serves as a receptionist. Coordinates information and referral activities, organizes and supervises volunteers as needed, and dispenses assistive technology when appropriate. Responsible for completing purchase forms for the project.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:  EDUCATION:  Associate’s Degree from an accredited community college.  EXPERIENCE:  At least four (4) years of experience in interpreting for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind.  Experience must include providing information and referrals, community training, and educating about interpreting and communication access.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Customer service knowledge.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office.  General knowledge of community services for persons with disabilities.  Knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture and cross cultural implications. Knowledge and understanding of communication issues as it impacts the lives of individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind. Working knowledge of office equipment and machines, computers, and rehabilitation technology for persons who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind.  Knowledge and understanding of communication and information access issues affecting the lives of individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind.  Ability to communicate fluently in various language systems of American Sign Language and written English.  Ability to negotiate.  Good organizational skills.  Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with community organizations and state/federal agencies.  Ability to analyze, plan, organize, and implement clerical/administrative support to meet all program deadlines.  Able to use personal computers, and proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, Internet, and e-mail.  Able to use Internet for research.  Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of Hawaii’s minority community needs and needs of minorities with disabilities.  At least three (3) years of experience with accounting software and/or databases.  Experience working with individuals with disabilities.  Experience working with research and grant proposals.

INQUIRIES:  Robin Brandt 592-5900 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to http://www.rcuh.com , click on “Employment”; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job”. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to mailto:rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.

EEO/AA Employer.

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position opening
CSC Project Specialist Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research & Training Center
Honolulu, Hawaii

CSC PROJECT SPECIALIST . ID# 13236.

Pacific Basin and Rehabilitation and Training Center.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Basin and Rehabilitation and Training Center (PBRRTC), Comprehensive Services Center (CSC), located in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,222/Mon.

DUTIES:  Collaboratively plans, implements, and evaluates the Comprehensive Services Center (CSC) that provides services to persons who are hearing and/or vision impaired.  Leads activities related to the project, from collaborative design of training, selection of curriculum, and review of policies and procedures, through data collection, analysis, reporting, and dissemination.  Works with Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation staff and consumer advocacy groups to strategically plan, seek funding for, and implement and evaluate the CSC activities.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:  EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Business, Special Education, Human Services, Social Science, or Rehabilitation Counseling.  EXPERIENCE:  Two to four (2-4) years of work experience in health services, human services, or a related field, with specific work experience working with hearing and/or vision impaired.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture and cross cultural implications.  Knowledge and understanding of communication issues as it impacts the lives of individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind.  Working knowledge of computers and word processing programs.  Knowledge of electronic communication.  Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language and written English. Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills, utilizing both, English or American Sign Language communication modalities.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with community organizations and state/federal agencies to ensure integration of hearing and/or vision impaired persons into the community.  Highly skilled in public speaking venues, to include but not limited to, video blogs, conferences or workshops, videoconferencing, and legislative testimony. Highly skilled in ensuring full communication access of written documents, website information, face-to-face meetings, telecommunication, and video communication to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind.  Ability to work on and complete multiple tasks within a dynamic work environment.  Able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Able to draft and write final reports and meeting minutes. Demonstrated ability to work independently and function as a cooperative and supportive team member.  Able to provide own means of transportation to attend meetings or perform other related work that may require travel.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree from and accredited college or university in Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Education, Health, or related Human-Services fields.  Experience in conducting surveys. Knowledge of collaborative research project planning and teamwork. Knowledge of how to conduct a literature review and summary.  Knowledge of personal computers and computer software including: instrument design and data collection, entry, verification and analysis.  Knowledge of Hawaii’s minority community needs and needs of minorities with disabilities. Additional training in vocational rehabilitation counseling; professional certification; authorship of funded grant proposals, publications in Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and/or in related health and human service fields.  Experience with federally funded research projects; VR services and the Hawaii VR service system.  Experience in planning, conducting, and evaluating human services and/or educational and training programs and activities.  Knowledge of website construction and maintenance.  Ability to assist with logistical planning, implementation, and coordination of any conferences, seminars, special events, and other technical assistance consistent with the goals of the project.  Able to design effective meeting agendas and conduct or facilitate an effective meeting with populations that the project supports.

INQUIRIES:  Robin Brandt 592-5900 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment”; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job”. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.

EEO/AA Employer.

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UTAH SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND

742 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, Utah  84404

Telephone (801) 629-4702 Voice, (801) 903-2831 VP

Salt Lake Telephone (801) 464-2000 Voice, (801) 903-2831 VP

Toll Free in Utah 1-800-990-9328

Announces

the Position of

American Sign Language/English Specialist

Location:          Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Announcement No.
15-13

Salt Lake Campus/Jean Massieu School for the Deaf Schedule AH

1655 East 3300 South DPR 50175/5340

Salt Lake City, UT  84106

Applicants may be considered for positions in other locations.

JOB SUMMARY   Provides language support through the use of American Sign
Language (ASL)/English intervention services to deaf and/or hard-of-hearing
students with the purpose of guiding each child toward language proficiency.
Acts as a resource on ASL for students, families, and other professionals;
communicates proficiently with students in the language that provides the
best possible access to content and communicating in ways that facilitate
learning.  Provides one-on-one instruction, small group instruction, and
large group instruction. Provides immersion opportunities to facilitate
language development. Provides instruction to families learning ASL (may be
in whole group or home setting).  Collaborates with other classroom
teachers, speech and language pathologists, and the division director to
ensure that the individual needs of children are being met.  Plans learning
experiences utilizing school curricula, IEP goals and objectives, and other
appropriate materials and activities; prepares lesson plans, reports and
keeps records of student progress; establishes and maintains standards of
student behavior and attitude needed to provide an orderly, productive
classroom environment; ascertains learning needs of students in areas of
study and establishes evaluation techniques for assessment of progress;
improves professional competence through participation in staff development
activities and other professional growth activities; performs other duties
as assigned.

Announces

the Position of

Instructor for the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

Preschool Classroom

Location:          Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Announcement No.
16-13

Salt Lake Campus/Jean Massieu School for the Deaf Schedule AH

1655 East 3300 South DPR 50278/5340

Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Applicants may be considered for positions in other locations.

JOB SUMMARY   Performs the duties of a classroom Instructor for the Jean
Massieu School for the Deaf (JMS); provides appropriate programming for
deaf/hard-of-hearing students, three to five years of age, with emphasis in
the ASL/English approach to teaching deaf or hard-of-hearing students;
prepares and writes lesson plans for each student; generates
information/reports on children as appropriate; follows appropriate
curriculums, as provided; provides effective language training with the
family in a controlled listening environment; advises and teaches parents in
the area of deafness/hearing impairment and language development; assists
parents in embedding activities within the child.s everyday routines with
weekly Parent Therapy sessions; provides and maintains equipment/materials;
takes a collaborative role at staffing meetings, IEP meetings, student
transitions, and aids in IEP success through appropriate assessments,
including assessment of hearing functioning, language acquisition, goal
development, and follow-through of the IEP; attends training sessions and
workshops as assigned by program administrators; is involved with training
colleagues in language skill development programming; coordinates with JMS
supervisor and program director; performs other duties as assigned.

Announces

the Position of

Instructor for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

LSL Preschool Classroom

Location:          Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Announcement No.
17-13

Green Acres Elementary School Schedule AH

North Ogden, UT  84414 DPR 50428/5320

JOB SUMMARY   Performs the duties of a classroom Instructor for the Utah
Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HoH) division;
provides appropriate programming for deaf/hard-of-hearing students, three to
five years of age, with emphasis in auditory skill development; prepares and
writes lesson plans for each student; generates information/reports on
children as appropriate; follows appropriate curriculums, as provided;
provides effective auditory training with the family in a controlled
listening environment; advises and teaches parents in the area of
deafness/hearing impairment and auditory development; assists parents in
embedding hearing activities within the child.s everyday routines with
weekly Parent Therapy sessions; provides and maintains equipment/materials;
takes a collaborative role at staffing meetings, IEP meetings, student
transitions, and aids in IEP success through appropriate assessments,
including assessment of hearing functioning, language acquisition, goal
development, and follow-through of the IEP; attends training sessions and
workshops as assigned by program administrators; is involved with training
colleagues in auditory skill development programming; coordinates with D/HoH
supervisor and program director; performs other duties as assigned.

From barry@deafdigest.com Sun May 12 17:44:13 2013

Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 17:44:13 +0400 (MSD)
From: Barry Strassler <barry@deafdigest.com>
To: Barry Strassler <barry@deafdigest.com>
Subject: monday jobsblue

2. High School ASL Teacher Position Opening
Posted by: “Amy-Jean Leblanc” amyjean30@gmail.com terpaim
Date: Sat May 11, 2013 6:45 pm ((PDT))

Submitted by Amy-Jean Leblanc on behalf of Kyle Kiser

Job Description:
The North Middlesex Regional High School World Language department is
seeking a highly qualified American Sign Language teacher. ASL has a
growing enrollment among high school students. Qualified candidates will be
able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of American Sign Language and
pedagogical practice. Candidates should have a practical understanding of
adolescents, and be prepared to work collaboratively in a professional
learning community. Candidates will be responsible for developing effective
lesson plans, share best practices, ensure student mastery of standards,
communicate expectations consistently, and provide the necessary supports
to help students succeed.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: Varies with experience and education

Contact Information
Kyle Kiser , ASL Teacher
45 Main Street
Pepperell, Massachusetts 01463
E-mail: kkiser@nmrsd.org
Fax: 978-597-0350

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Statewide Independent Living Council of Kansas (SILCK) Seeks Executive
Director

The SILCK is seeking a full time Executive Director.  This is a great
opportunity for an individual who is energetic and passionate about
increasing opportunities for people with disabilities. The Executive
Director is responsible for coordinating the development, monitoring and
evaluating of the implementation of the three-year State Plan for
Independent Living in conjunction with the Statewide Independent Living
Council of Kansas.

To apply, please send your resume, three professional references, and a
cover letter including response to the following statements:
.    Please describe your knowledge and philosophy of independent living.
.    Please describe your experience in program administration.
.    Please describe your perception of the roles and responsibilities of
the Council as a Board of Directors and those of the Executive Director.

Deadline May 24, 2013

Please send to:
Lou Ann Kibbee, Chair
SILCK
P.O. Box 366
Hays, KS 67601
louannk@skilonline.com

More information is available on the posting on www.kansasworks.com.  Hint
. Search for .Executive Director.

UTAH SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND
742 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, Utah  84404

Telephone (801) 629-4702 Voice, (801) 629-4701 TTY

Salt Lake Telephone (801) 464-2000 Voice, (801) 464-2001 TTY

Toll Free in Utah 1-800-990-9328

Announces

the Position of

Information Technology Manager I

(Working Title . Information Technology Director)

(Revised)

Location:              Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Announcement No. 08-13

742 Harrison Blvd. Schedule B

Ogden, UT  84404 DPR 50225/6900

JOB SUMMARY   Directs the information technology function for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Works as a consultant to assist agency employees and management team members with information technology needs; develops areas of expertise and advises directors while working closely with IT staff members to help them understand the agency’s IT policies; supervises subordinate personnel including hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions; develops and coordinates plans and policies, resources, and mission as well as goals, vision, and expectations of program; prepares and updates plans and priorities; ensures data processing equipment meets the needs of the organization and provides a productive and reliable means to manage information; evaluates, plans and directs activities of the division; plans and manages projects and/or programs; writes or discusses project/program plans, recommendations and/or findings; gathers, analyzes, summarizes and/or reviews data; prepares reports and/or reports findings, summarizes information; interprets results and/or makes recommendations; presents findings to management, various public officials, or senior professionals; anticipates the impact that new or modified software will have on existing standards and systems; coordinates and/or acts as a liaison between agency or work unit and other agencies, work units, organizations, suppliers, etc.; coordinates projects and ensures adequate administrative controls, quality, and procedural efficiencies; participates in conferences on technical improvements; reviews literature pertinent to research objectives, design, data-collection, and project implementation; provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions; performs other duties as assigned.

Arizona
Program Director

Open Date: April 30th, 2013
Close Date: May 31st, 2013
Employer: Desert Voices
Contact: Desert Voices
Email: Info@Desert-Voices.org
Phone 1: (602) 224-0598
Job Title: Program Director
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Job Description:
Desert Voices is seeking a full-time Program Director. The position is responsible for supervising the early intervention program and preschool program.

Residence Counselor
Part-time 32 hrs/week
Benefits eligible

Responsibilities:      Provide daily supervision and support to deaf/hard of hearing adults recovering from mental illness and residing in community based congregate settings. The Residence Counselor serves as a role model, providing a home-like atmosphere in which dignity and respect enhance each person.s existence. The   Residence Counse- lor participates in service planning and on-going support for each resident.

Requirements:          High School graduate or equivalent.  Some college preferred.  Experience in Deaf Culture required.  Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).  Experience working with diverse populations recovering from mental illness desired.  Valid driver.s license and ability to drive program vehicles in a manner that provides safe transportation to program residents.

Please mail, email or fax resume to:

Mental Health Association of Rockland County
Human Resources
140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY, 10989

Fax #:             845-267-2169
E-Mail:            dumontn@mharockland.org

EOE

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Due to the high number of applicants, only successful candidates will be notified.

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