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DeafDigest Gold – December 26, 2010

DeafDigest Gold – December 26, 2010

Gold edition            Barry Strassler, Editor
http://deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

America’s Unique Deaf Stories; free subscription
serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 14th year
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Last week’s ASL Videos:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/finnishsubtitles/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/factoryaccidents/

This week’s ASL Videos:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaftwilightzone/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/soccertickets/

(please click on the arrow to start the video)

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://deafdigest.com/category/comics/

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Video Chat Never Looked So Good!

Video chat with America’s newest 4G smartphone, the Samsung Epic[tm]
4G now at the Deaf Pager Store.

Powered by Android[tm], the Samsung Epic includes a Super AMOLED 4″
screen and two cameras: one 5 megapixel camera/camcorder and a
forward facing VGA camera for making video calls via Qik and Fring

The Deaf Pager Store is the store with the devices and low-cost data
plan for deaf and hard of hearing people.

See the Samsung Epic at: http://bit.ly/DeafPagerStore_DDG122610

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

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
anonymous

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

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

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Four Deaf Cartoons (Fogeys) are shown every week on:
http://deafdigest.com/davideo.html

Go there to look at the latest Cartoon

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For only $230, qualified deaf/hard of hearing consumers can purchase
a Dell 11z notebook computer bundled with one year FREE 3G/4G
wireless Internet access!

Contact Project Endeavor today so you can watch videos on YouTube,
connect with friends/family via MySpace/Twitter/FaceBook, look for
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wait, because there’s a limited number of packages available in each
state.

To qualify for Project Endeavor, call VOICE: 877-NET-ME77, e-mail
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go to http://www.projectendeavor.com

(Made possible by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program.)

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(updated AT&T posting)

New AT&T Instant Message Relay

Register and obtain a 10-digit number to receive calls directly from
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Professional, nationally certified interpreters follow standards of
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Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is one of the leading plaintiffs’ litigation
law firms in America. The firm has played leading roles in national
and local litigations involving defective medicines and medical
devices.  Our law firm is expanding its litigation against Advanced
Bionics related to defective cochlear implants implanted in young
children and adults.

Some of the firm’s clients have suffered multiple implant surgeries
due to a defective implant being surgically removed and replaced
with a second defective implant that later failed.

If you or your child has been implanted with a defective cochlear
implant, we encourage you to contact Weitz & Luxenberg – we have a
Deaf attorney and VP available. To find out more, please click on:
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follow instructions on the screen.

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

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

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

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– What the best newspaper stories are saying about the deaf?

Singapore
One of the charms of Singapore is the food market, just like
the Food Court in many American shopping malls. Food in
Singapore is fascinating if one gets an idea by watching
these cable TV travel shows.

A question comes to mind – do we have deaf people selling
food in Singapore?

Yes, two deaf individuals work one food stall, selling
nasi lemak, desserts, vegetarian food, sandwiches,
salad and soups.

They use hand and body gestures to communicate with
customers and to make sales.

Georgia
Frank Lala was written up in a local newspaper as the vocational
rehabilitation counselor serving the needs of the deaf in the
Savannah area.

The article features the extent of his involvement in the
community and the high honors he has won.

Frank is not all-work, no-fun person. He is involved with the martial arts organization of the deaf.

– Very Hot News

During a protest rally at Belarus, a deaf man was arrested
for shouting anti-government comments at an unapproved
rally.

Unable to understand the court room proceedings, the
judge sent him back to prison.

Possibly if he had an interpreter he could have been
set free.

– Thursday December 23rd

Life for the deaf in Russia is not great, according
to a web story – sign language not recognized, negative
public attitude, no interpreters, no TV captions, etc

– Friday December 24th

Deaf athletes have been asked to attend the anti-doping
class in Japan, so they could learn for themselves what
is banned and what is not banned. This is in reference
to the Deaflympics and the Deaf World Championship
events.

– Saturday November 25th

Jeff Smith, who is deaf-blind, was honored for overcoming
his disabilities, to achieve his successful path.

Years ago, as a deaf person he was employed as an engineer.

Vision problems set in, and he became deaf-blind. Forced
to change careers with the assistance of the
Michigan Commission of the Blind, he has become a successful
employee with the IRS!

IRS? Yes, as a tax examiner, he chases people that don’t pay
taxes.

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Deaf Actor/Actress with Spanish Sign Language.

DM Multimedia is developing an upcoming website project and is looking for an actor or actress with fluently Spanish Sign Language.  

Video-shooting sessions will be held in either New York City or Baltimore/Washington DC area depending on actor/actresses’ residency.  

Interview with candidates via a videophone is required for evaluation.  

If interested, please contact at mailto:ari@dmmmedia.com

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Outstanding Individuals that departed us in 2010

go to:
http://deafdigest.com/2010deaths/

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

Yiqiao Wang is a talented deaf illustrator, and a
graduate of Gallaudet University. She is currently
taking classes at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia.

Examples of her work can be found at:
http://yiqiaowang.com/muralpainting.html

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RIT Sponsors Math Competition for Middle School Students
Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Math Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students welcomes 6th, 7th and 8th graders to RIT in Rochester, New York, for a weekend of math competition and fun April 8 – 10, 2011.

Now in its fifth year, this math competition for middle school students makes math fun and engaging. Participants solve a variety of math problems within designated time periods. Trophies and cash prizes go to the winners in several categories.

The first 25 schools that submit completed registration forms and payment, or payment authorizations, will be accepted to participate in the competition.

Registration will be closed when the 25 school limit is reached.

The final registration deadline is January 15, 2011.

The math problems featured in the competition are from the MATHCOUNTS© Foundation, a national enrichment, club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement all across the United States.

For more information, visit the RIT Math Competition website at http://www.rit.edu/NTID/MathCompetition or contact us at mailto:sesnca@rit.edu
call 585-475-7695 or by videophone at 585-286-4625.

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updated every Monday

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DEAF COMMUNITY’S TWILIGHT ZONE
The “Twilight Zone” was a popular TV program during
the late fifties and early sixties. And we see reruns
from time to time on cable TV.
Do we have a Deaf Twilight Zone? No, but there
was a joke about an interpreter involved with the
Deaf Twilight Zone.
The interpreter, on TV, was located in a small box
in the corner of the TV set. When the program ended,
the interpreter was still stuck in that small box,
unable to escape!
It is just a joke.

– for ASL News version, please click on the arrow at:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaftwilightzone/

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

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A Nostalgic Evening at the Riviera, hosted by the
Greater Palm Springs Deaf Seniors

(December 31st deadline to beat admission price increase)

go to:
http://deafdigest.com/palmspringsdeaf/

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A SOCCER GAME IN AFRICA
Soccer is a popular sport in Africa. Many Africans watch
soccer games. Some of them try to watch the game free
without paying for the game tickets.
This was a problem with one soccer team. The ticket
sellers are always arguing with the fans that wanted free
tickets.
The team had an idea. They hired deaf people to sell
tickets.
The hearing fans were stuck. They could not argue about
free tickets with these deaf ticket sellers. As a result
there were no free tickets.

– for ASL News version, please click on the arrow at:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/soccertickets/

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

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Check out http://www.healthbridges.info

A new website about advocacy, social service and behavioral health
care for persons who are Deaf

The website was designed by people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and hard of
hearing in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Topics change monthly!

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A POSTING THAT WE HATE
There was a recent posting on a deaf yahoogroup.
This is the type of posting that we hate.
Here it goes:

I am looking for an actress that knows ASL to perform
in a play. Because of budget limitations, it is preferable
that the actress be hearing – only because there is no
money in the budget to pay for an interpreter

Do we hate this posting? Very certainly so.

A CERTIFIED DEAF INTERPRETER’S WORKLOAD
We have Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI). Exactly what
does a CDI do? The following link offers the best description:

http://www.rid.org/UserFiles/File/pdfs/120.pdf

Anyway a CDI was asked this question:

How often do you do Video Relay Interpreting?

The response was 2 or 3 times a month.

GALLAUDET’S NOISES OFF THEATRICAL PLAY SELECTED FOR KENNEDY FESTIVAL
Gallaudet University, over the years, have traditionally
featured outstanding theatrical plays that have won honors and
plaudits.
This year is no exception. The play “Noises Off” has been
selected to compete at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
The Gallaudet theatrical troupe will compete at Kennedy’s
Region 2 section at Towson University on January 15th. The winner
may advance to the Kennedy Center final event in April.
This is not the Kennedy first for Gallaudet. The 2008
Gallaudet theatrical group made it to the nationals (Goya: en la Quinta del Sordo).

LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-barrymore/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
We have many, many organizations, international,
national and local that serve deaf and hard of hearing people.
One such organization is:

Capital District Deaf Center, Inc (Schenectady, NY)

For the organization goals and objectives, click on:

http://deafdigest.com/cddc/

BEETHOVEN AND MANDY HARVEY HAVE A THING IN COMMON
What does Beethoven and Mandy Harvey have in common.
They became deaf late in life, and continued with music
despite their deafness.
Mandy Harvey? She majored in Jazz Voice at Colorado State University, when she became deaf in 2006.
Devastated, she left school and thought her musical career
was in tatters. She, however, never left music and continued
to sing in jazz with a fellow pianist.
One thing led to another and she has cut a new album, a
collection of several songs.
She is planning to do two more albums in 2011.

AN EXCUSE FOR NOT WEARING A HEARING AID

I know what you are going to tell me before you say something

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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 this
section

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WHAT IS THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN?

An advocate said:

dealing with regulators was like trying to teach a
foreign language to a deaf person

Huh!

is he saying a deaf person cannot learn a foreign
language. If so, he should speak with professors
that teach foreign languages at Gallaudet
University!

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*Entertainment only . age 18 and up only.

Advanced appointments required . first come, first served.

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Weitz & Luxenberg P.C., a leading plaintiffs’ litigation law firm,
is expanding litigation against Advanced Bionics related to defective
cochlear implants. If you believe that you may have received an
“Important Notification” letter from Advanced Bionics about your
HiRes90k or Clarion II cochlear implant in either 2004 or 2006, we urge
you to contact us to receive important legal information – even if you
CI is working. Many of our clients’ cochlear implants stopped working
prematurely as described in the letter. We have a Deaf attorney and VP
available.

To find out more, please click here and follow instructions
on the screen or go to:
http://www.weitzlux.com/failed-cochlear-implants_1937570.html

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32nd World’s Largest Silent Weekend for Interpreters, ITP and ASL Teachers
and Students June 23-26, 2011 in Orlando, Florida

We are scheduled yearly until at least 2020 and have over 120 hours
of classes for all levels.  Last two years, we had 1,100 people attend and
have space for 2,000 people with the entire conference floor for our exclusive
use.

The Florida Hotel offers
free parking (some conferences charge up to $36 per day) and free in-room
internet (some hotels charge $12.95 per day).   The huge Florida Mall has an
enormous food court offering you complete meals for as little as $5.99
(some conference hotels charge $8 just for a hot dog).

Frequent presenters include Peter Cook, Crom Saunders, Trix Bruce,
Faith Powell, Shannon Simon, and almost 20 other highly regarded
presenters.  Last year, the lowest rated presenters were only 0.22 point
behind the highest rated ones showing the across-the-board equality in
excellent quality of instructors.

For the advanced group, there will be language-focused and
interpreting-focused CEU classes.

There should be two dozen exhibitors with a huge variety of items
available.  With many classes having breaks hourly, there will be an
exciting and dynamic all-day flow of participants in the exhibit area.

The decadent chocolate fountain refreshment will be offered again!

See www.DrSign.com for more information and for registration plus a video
clip of last year’s Silent Weekend.

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ASL and Interpreting DVDs

Go to www.DrSign.com for DVDs to help ASL students and beginning
interpreters.  Exciting titles include “When ‘Duck’ Is Not Enough”; “Oh,
See, Can You Say?”; “Languishing in a Linear Language is Lethal!”, as
well as ASL and classifiers and storytelling DVDs.

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10th Annual Florida-Alaska Motorcycle Benefit Run

This is the World’s Longest Group Motorcycle Benefit Run.  Purpose of
funds is to help families of deaf babies served by SKIHI.  The 2011 trip
will begin July 16, 2011.

See www.AlaskaBikeRun.com

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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People, in Great
Britain, is staging a public campaign to make lipreading
an “essential” skill!

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Deaf Picture:

L.J. Helbig, a promising deaf sophomore wrestler
at University of Wyoming

http://deafdigest.com/helbig/

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Rene Pellerin’s corner: 

Usher’s Syndrome (Deaf and Retinitis Pigmetosa) – Is there any cure?

Right now there is no cure.  Researchers have been working hard
trying to find a cure.

One recommendation was to take high doses of Vitamin A – Our eyes
needs vitamin A and we are not getting enough of it. 

There been trials with vitamin A but there are issues with side
effect which could include liver damage.

Most recently there have been some promising outcomes using Valproic
Acid, a medicine that has been used for Bipolar disorder.

There is some evidence that this medicine could halt further loss of
vision.  See the link below to the article explaining this new research and maybe some of you and your loved ones might be interested in participating.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100721151256.htm

Please note: This is just for your information about what has been
found.  Contact your doctor with this article if you want to
investigate further.

Merry Christmas!

Rene has started a new show business, focusing on
the Deaf-Blind.

The web site is at:
http://renetheunstoppable.com/

Rene welcomes comments and feedback; his email address is:
mailto:renegp@comcast.net

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A Deaf Fantasy Game:

DeafDigest subscribers

vs

Deaf College Bowl participating teams
(Gallaudet, NTID and CSUN)

at 2010 NAD Conference

A warning – some questions are not deaf-related and are tough
to answer.

Round 2 – Question #3

Correct Answer = Three Points

Incorrect Answer = 0

Challenge = +6 or -6

Q. This eastern border region of France, located on the Rhine River, is often paired with its neighbor, Lorraine. Control of this region switched between France and Germany four times between 1870 and 1945

A. Alsace

The ownership of Alsace has changed often since 800 AD.

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. What is the biggest dilemma ASL students face when they
really want to be proficient with signs rather than just
“passing” the course?

A. They need to use their ASL, if at all possible, on a
24/7 basis. It is difficult if there are no deaf people
around to practice ASL with – not just signing but
with receiving signs.

send your questions to mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

the most interesting questions may be answered in future DeafDigest editions. Thank you.

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Wish List of the Week:

This being the Holiday Season, DeafDigest wishes all of you
Happy Holidays, and for respect for everyone in the Deaf
Community regardless of their views and opinions.

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DeafHistory – Looking Back:

Year 1868 – First Baptist Church, Deaf Congregation,
admitted four deaf worshippers, and since then has
continued to this day, its services for the deaf in
Knoxville, Tennessee

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Deaf and the Money:

A couple of weeks ago there was a report on “best careers”

it mentioned Interpreter/Translator as one of these “best
careers”

Salaries?

median – $40,860 or $19.65 per hour

lowest range – $22,810

highest range – $74,150

(caution – this is not to say ASL interpreters will earn
these salaries, just an estimate, and which may vary,
region by region or even job by job)

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

2

the number of married deaf couples in Botswanna

(hard to believe but this was what a recent newspaper
story said; there are many deaf couples in Botswanna,
but they have never been married, one way or other)

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DeafDigest Sports

is at:
http://deafdigestsports.com

do visit that site to take a look for yourself

To subscribe, e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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3 openings
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deafness Program
positions located at Macon, Dublin and Columbus areas in Georgia

Georgia Department of Labor, Vocational Rehabilitation Program Deafness Services Unit has 3 immediate openings for Certified Rehabilitation Counselors in the South Deafness Unit in the Macon area, Dublin area and the Columbus area.

Please following the URL to formally apply: http://www.dol.state.ga.us/Access/Service/GDOLJobDescr?position_num=00081635&entry_timestamp=2010-12-21-14.35.59.305181

or:
http://referer.us/1/Idswy4

The deadline to apply is: January 24, 2011.

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immediate opening
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deafness Program
position located at Decatur, Georgia

Georgia Department of Labor, Vocational Rehabilitation Deaf Services has
an immediate opening for:

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deafness Program

– Please follow the URL to formally apply for the job opening:
http://www.dol.state.ga.us/Access/Service/GDOLJobDescr?position_num=00084071&entry_timestamp=2010-12-03-16.02.18.563857

same link is at:
http://referer.us/3/4jIcd4

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(re-posted)

Job announcements
DCARA

– Director of Employment Services (full time)
Fremont and San Leandro, CA

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/dcara-es/

– Director of Client Support Services
San Leandro, CA

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/dcara-css/

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position opening
Company: The Z® / CSDVRS
Title: National Account Manager
Locations: Southeast Region and Northwest Region

Summary: The National Account Manager will be responsible for introducing CSDVRS to new business customers, while also strengthening CSDVRS’ relationship with current business customers. Responsible for sharing new exciting products and features with customers who desire to use video relay service in their place of employment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
* Plans and directs sales and service programs to promote new markets, improve competitive position in area, and provide fast and efficient customer service.
* Primary POC for Business users in assigned region.
* Prospect assigned region for new customers.
* Suggesting and implementing creative and practical methods for selling CSDVRS, strengthening client relationships, and increasing visibility.
* Coordinating aspects of CSDVRS marketing efforts.
* Work with other Regional Account Managers to plan and implement state and region-wide events and promotions.
* Coordinate referrals of installations of CSDVRS equipment in homes, agencies, and/or businesses through our installation program; Confers with potential customer to ascertain equipment, supplies, and service needs.
* Work closely with local interpreting agencies.
* Communicate with and submit regular activity reports to the General Manager of BVS.
* Perform additional sales related responsibilities and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
* Must have strong knowledge of Telecommunications Relay Service Industry.
* Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with a variety of people.
* Must have the ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language
* Must have a good understanding of Deaf Culture.
* Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Must have extensive customer service experience.
* Must be willing to work a variety of hours and to travel frequently.
* Must have knowledge of Video applications.

Requirements:

Education and/or Experience:
* 1 -2 years of sales experience preferred.
* Bachelor’s Degree in related field strongly preferred.
* Computer knowledge and Microsoft office

Salary:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send salary requirements to be considered.

Benefits:
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Plan, Vision Plan, Paid Time Off, Short/Long Term Disability, 401K and matching, Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
mailto:jobs@zvrs.com

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(application deadline – December 31, 2010)

Employment vacancies
Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf,
Wilson, NC
http://osp.its.state.nc.us/dhhssearchresults3a.asp?vacancykey=4421

School Dir Oes Res School
http://osp.its.state.nc.us/positiondetail.asp?vacancykey=4421-60039125&DHHSNUMBER=&printit=no

contact person:
mailto:cynthia.johnson@ncmail.net

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT GLAD !! –

*  Community Interpreter – Los Angeles
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Crenshaw
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Santa Ana
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Anaheim
*  Program Assistant/Interpreter & Quality Management Assistant – Los Angeles
*  Outreach Coordinator – Bakersfield

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 Specialist
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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job announcement
Extended Learning Weekend (ELW) Supplemental Staff
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

for position description & application procedures,
click on:

http://deafdigest.com/gsdjob/

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Georgia Department of Education – Job Announcement
Speech Language Pathologist
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

Position:  00055445

Location:
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Road SW
Cave Spring, GA  30124    Program/Unit:

Office of Policy and External Affairs

Description of Duties: Under general supervision, provides speech therapy services to support objectives on students. Individualized Education Plans and placement in accordance with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Act. Duties include providing support to teachers and complete evaluations; providing written reports on the services provided and evaluations and will submit them quarterly; assessing, diagnosing, treating, and helping to prevent speech, language, cognitive, communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in speech language pathology and eligibility for Georgia Professional Educator certification in speech language pathology.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess the following:

– Experience in completing audiological evaluations

– Experience working with students with varying degrees of ability levels

– Three years of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist

Salary/Benefits:
Salary is based on Teacher Salary Schedule with years of experience and type of certification. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis.  Salary will be based on the number of days worked.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees. Retirement/Teachers. Retirement.

Submit a Georgia School for the Deaf Application* form or State of Georgia Application form to:

Personnel Office
Attn:  Denise Clark
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Road, SW
Cave Spring, GA  30124

Telephone: 706-777-2286
Fax: 706-777-2240
Internet address:  http://www.gsdweb.org
E-mail: mailto:dclark@doe.k12.ga.us

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established.  Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered.  Top candidates will be contacted for interviews.

In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.  All persons hired by the Georgia School for the Deaf are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and will undergo a criminal background investigation.

*An employment application may be obtained from the Personnel Office of the Georgia School for the Deaf. Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers.  If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Georgia Department of Education – Job Announcement
Residential Advisor (DOE)
Georgia School for the Deaf
Cave Spring, GA

Office of Policy and External Affairs

Description of Duties:
Under general supervision, monitors students in a residential/home life environment; observes, documents, and reports children behavior/progress on an ongoing basis; trains and assists students in basic daily living skills; and maintains a clean, healthy, and safe environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of training and experience which would allow the applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

– High school diploma or equivalent
– Two years post secondary education

– Two years experience in a childcare, educational or residential setting

– Sign language proficiency at the .Intermediate Level. as measured by the Sign Communication Instrument

Salary/Benefits:
Pay grade 7 – Minimum $15,168.94 to Maximum $17,520.13 Annually. This is a 10-month position paid on 12-month basis.  Salary will be based on the number of days worked.    Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees Retirement or Teachers Retirement.

Submit a Georgia School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application to:

Personnel Office
Attn: Denise Clark
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Road, SW
Cave Spring, GA  30124

Telephone: 706-777-2286
Fax: 706-777-2240
E-mail: mailto:dclark@doe.k12.ga.us

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established.  Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered.  Top candidates will be contacted for interviews.

In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.  All persons hired by the Georgia School for the Deaf are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and will undergo a criminal background investigation.

*An employment application may be obtained from the Personnel Office of the Georgia School for the Deaf. Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers.  If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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