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DeafDigest Gold – June 29, 2014

DeafDigest Gold – June 29, 2014

Gold 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-skateboarding/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-employee-sad-story/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/lucky-town-with-deaf-ada/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/big-coda-embarrassment-with-deaf/

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

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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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New Mini Notification System at Harris Communications

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someone is at the door, when you have incoming calls from landline or
cell phone, Skype(tm), FaceTime(tm) calls, and text messages.

Available at Harris Communications for only $109.95, the CentralAlert
Mini Notification System (HC-CAMINI) includes the CA-CX Phone Sensor and
the CA-DB Wireless Doorbell.

To use, plug in your landline or set your cell phone to vibrate mode and
place it on the Phone Sensor.
Unique green flashing patterns and adjustable ring tones will
distinguish between the different types of calls.

(Phone Sensor is compatible with VPs.) Connect the bed shaker to be
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Customize the system with other transmitters, receivers and accessories
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Contact us at: mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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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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Top stories about the deaf:

Stuff happens at Kentucky School for the Deaf? Some months
back there was a sink hole, which was quickly fixed. And
now this – strong smell in one of the campus buildings
forced evacuation. This strong smell happened to be a
burnt-out universal power supply equipment. All is fine now.
be no costs to replace the failed component.

Many small towns resist captioning their council meetings,
just for one reason – costs. Not Rockville, Maryland; the
council agreed to have government meetings captioned.

The Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications,
which is akin to our FCC, has ordered more captioning of
more TV programs, including commercials.

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf has publicly
denounced the way the public treats (badly) the
deaf women that live in the rural areas of the nation.

Flashback 25 years ago, a deaf woman from Pennsylvania
was excluded from jury duty because of her deafness.
She filed a lawsuit and won. Fast forward, Christopher
Bennett, who is deaf, was written up in a Pennsylvania
newspaper about successfully serving on a jury. His
deafness was not an issue – whereas it was a hot story
25 years ago!

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– Hurry up, Soon sold out –

Lets’ plan an escape from harsh winters in the North

Go on the Bahamas Cruise with us on Happy New Year’s Day

You’ll get to swim with dolphins and tropical fish in turquoise
waters, or soar above the sea in a parasail at Coco Cay private island.

Then explore the islands’ thrilling history of Bahamas & Key West.

It’s a slice of paradise dream vacation you’ll never forget !

Also There will be a Happy New Year Eve Party!

Soon to be sold out because it is a very popular holiday cruise so
let’s book today!

Dec 29, 2014-15 for 4 nights 5 days

http://www.deafvacationcruise.com/bahamas.html

or call me 217-408-0485

Thank you, John Riordan, Deaf Travel Agent & Host group cruise

– Hurry up, Soon sold out –

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updated every Monday

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A LUCKY SMALL TOWN
A small town of 76,000 people in Indiana is lucky.
This town is rebuilding a new downtown with new buildings,
new shops, new stores, etc. The town officers and developers
know nothing about ADA. Hiring a ADA consultant would be
expensive.
A man that lives in the small town volunteered to serve
on the ADA Task Force as a consultant for free. He explained
everything about ADA with these officers and developers,
making sure these buildings and shops were deaf friendly with
interpreters, signalers, captions, etc.
This town is lucky. Other towns are not so lucky.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/lucky-town-with-deaf-ada/

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

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2014 NAD Conference
bylaws amendment proposals

and

proposed priorities

go to:
http://deafdigest.com/2014-nad-deaf-conference-amendments-priorities/

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AN EMBARRASSING CONVERSATION WITH A CODA
A long time ago, DeafDigest editor introduced a
Coda friend to his mother.
The mother was amazed as the “perfect” oral speech
of that Coda.
She did not realize that he was a Coda that used
ASL fluently. She thought he was deaf.
It was a very embarrassing moment for the DeafDigest
editor, the Coda and the mother.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/big-coda-embarrassment-with-deaf/

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

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2nd Mid-Atlantic Deaf & Hard of Hearing Festival
November 15 & 16, 2004
West Friendship, MD

flyer at:
http://deafdigest.com/2014-deaf-midatlantic-festival/

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO
(video with captions; may not work with iPads)

Lamar Signs is deaf-misleading
http://deafdigest.com/videos/lamarsigns/

Do enjoy viewing that video! Sorry, this video may
not work with iPad.

OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Deaf Seniors Foundation at Palm Springs
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-seniors-foundation-palm-springs/

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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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Deaf Pin

1989 Deaf Way event
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-pin-1989-deaf-way-event/

if you have a deaf picture or a deaf pin and wish for it to
be published in DeafDigest, please email the image to:
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

The posting is at no charge

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is an

– recreational vehicle manufacturer

this website is growing every weekend:
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. I am confused between Netflix losing their captioning case
and Redbox winning their captioning case?

A. Netflix is a video distributor. Redbox is just like a bookstore.
Being a distributor and being a bookstore are two different issues.

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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Rene Pellerin’s corner:

Rona and her husband visited me last week.  They learned some new techniques
that benefit us as DeafBlind.

Below is her comment:

“Pro-Tactile Signs in ‘cue’s”

Last week while visiting with Rene in VT, we learned Pro-Tactile signing in
‘cue(s)’, an enhanced type of  communications mode via touch in signs (ASL)
primarily useful for deaf-blind.

Am very sure that many of you already know / or have heard about this type
of Pro-Tactile signing in cue’s / communications, but this is definitely new
to us.

Shortly afterwards, during our travels, my husband wanted to practice this
new Pro-Tactile signing cue’s on my back.

He used the Pro-Tactile sign ‘cue’ word for ‘laughing’ on my back. I

promptly thought he meant to give me a back scratch.

Confused, huh?

Giving a back scratch is wonderful!

It surely gives one a big stress relief for anyone, smile!

Another instance that happened to me with that same Pro-Tactile sign ‘cue’
word for ‘laughing’ on my back. For a quick moment, it seemed like my
husband was trying to say he was grouchy, but only laughing! Smile.

Grins!
Rona

Rene’s show business is now entering its 3rd year and it
focuses on the Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Deaf Wish List of the Week:

that we have a deaf player participating on one of these
World Cup soccer teams. There was a deaf player on the
Ghana national hearing soccer team, but it was about
10-15 years ago.

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DeafHistory:

During the 1930’s – James Horsey, who was deaf, was a
lightweight boxer that fought professionally in
boxing arenas in and out of the Baltimore area.

During the twenties and thirties when jobs were hard
to find for the deaf, many young deaf men became
professional boxers. Sadly for all of them, they
did not become rich overnight in pro boxing.

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

3

known deaf correctional officers, past and
present

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Montez Hunter is a rising senior with the Lamar
University football team

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Kevin Hall, pro golf

Shot a 69 and a 77 in the 2014 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying, finishing in 56th place, and missing the cut. It seems to be his only golfing activity so far in 2014.

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DeafSports Library:

short history of a deaf semi pro football team
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-semipro-football-team/

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DeafDigest Sports:

http://deafdigestsports.com/

you can subscribe; no cost

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if you know of mainstreamed athletes, please
e-mail mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

click on mainstream on the right side of
http://deafdigestsports.com for the list of
mainstreamed athletes

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best in the nation.

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

*  EDD Placement Coordinator – Norwalk, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Los Angeles, CA

*  Staff Interpreter (2 positions available)- Riverside, CA (CODIE)

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:gladhr@gladinc.org

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position opening
Assistant Director/Principal
Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Clarks Summit, PA

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is an exempt, full-time, 12-monthposition.  Responsibilities include
regularly observing, evaluating, and advising academic staff regarding
educational techniques and procedures, developing written reports as
necessary with the Director.  Supervising student discipline and serves
as a resource to teachers in planning and implementing behavior
management procedures.  Obtains support services for students in
need of counseling, evaluation, or diagnosis not provided within the
department.  Reviews student progress, makes recommendations, and develop reports regarding changes in curriculum, classes or program. Meets and consults with parents, school districts, intermediate units,
and/or other service agencies in order to develop/provide appropriate
programs with compliant IEPs and IFSPs. Support parents in efforts
to obtain the most appropriate placement for their children.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PDE Principal Certification or PDE Supervisory Certification and PA
Instructional II Certification in Hearing Impaired are required. Master’s Degree in Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing is highly preferred. The extensive knowledge of the educational needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and the ability to develop, revise, and adapt curriculum to meet program needs is required.  In addition, extensive knowledge of special education regulations and standards including IEP process is required.

PA State Police Criminal Clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance,
FBI Clearance, Act 82.

the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) for this position is “Advanced”.  The minimum level accepted at hire is “Intermediate”.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of application and resume to:

Dori L. Bachar
Director of Human Resources
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218

mailto:dbachar@wpsd.org

The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children does not discriminate in its programs of education, employment, and all other activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, religion, disability, or gender preference.

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position announcement
Classroom Teacher
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:    September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach a variety of courses to Deaf students. Participate in weekly team meetings with other staff members to plan programs, behavior management techniques, and strategies for student success.  Follow required NYS curriculum standards and prepare students for required NYS assessment tests.  Write and implement student IEPs.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf or in a content area.  New York State certification as a teacher or the ability to obtain same.  Previous experience working with Deaf students.  Advanced Rating on the SLPI.

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., Superintendent/CEO
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, New York 14621

Applications received will be screened and the most highly qualified will be asked to interview.

CLOSING DATE:    Open until filled

RSD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of non-qualifying disability, race, religion, color, gender, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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position announcement
Residential Counselor
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

TO BE FILLED BY:    September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises assigned residential students in dormitory setting Provides general supervision during the out of school hours for a group of  deaf students to insure a climate for intellectual, social, and emotional growth.

Provides training, guidance, and counseling for a group of deaf students in the areas of: social interaction, personal hygiene, responsibility and freedom, homework; making constructive use of leisure time; and respect for privacy and belongings of others and self.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:    Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Associate’s Degree in Human Services with experience working with deaf children. Advanced Rating on the SLPI

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., Superintendent/CEO
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY  14621

CLOSING DATE:    Until filled

Applications received will be screened and the most highly qualified will be asked to interview.

RSD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of non-qualifying disability, race, religion, color, gender, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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open positions
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/staff-interpreter-position-learning-center-for-deaf/

Classroom Teacher (MA State License Required)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Walden School Residential Child Care Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-residential-child-care-worker/

Secondary Vice Principal
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-job-secondary-vice-principal/

Wraparound Therapeutic Mentor
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-family-partner-wraparound/

Head Youth Soccer Coach
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

Assistant Youth Soccer Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Assistant Soccer Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Assistant Volleyball Coach
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

Walden School Teacher (Anticipated Opening)
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-teacher-job/

Classroom Assistant (Anticipated Opening)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

If you are interested in applying please submit a
cover letter, resume, application (found on website –
http://www.tlcdeaf.org  as well as three professional
references to mailto:hr@tlcdeaf.org. The application
packet must be complete in order to be considered
for the position.

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job opening
TRS Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay Services
Staffed in Baltimore, MD

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Maryland currently has a full time
position open for TRS Outreach Coordinator

This position will be staffed in Baltimore, MD.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote TRS and increase
the number of customers served by Maryland Relay.  Individual will devote
100% of their time to Maryland Relay and is required to travel throughout
the state of Maryland.

Applicants with the ability to communicate through the use of American
Sign Language is required. A Bachelor’s Degree or comparable work
experience along with a minimum of two years public relations experience
is preferred.  Strong written, analytical and interpersonal skills as well
as a driver’s license and ability to travel alone are required. Direct
work experience with a Telecommunications Relay Service is also preferred.
Deaf and hard of hearing individuals are encouraged to apply.

For the full job description and application visit http://www.workforhamilton.com
by July 7, 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.
For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR
Dept. at: 800.821.1831

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job opening
Outreach Coordinator
Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone
Staffed in Baltimore, MD

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Maryland currently has a full time
position open for Maryland Relay Captioned Telephone Outreach
Coordinator

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary: This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote CapTel service
and increase the number of customers served by Maryland Relay.  Individual
will devote 100% of their time to Maryland Relay and is required to travel
throughout the state of Maryland.

Education, Experience and Skills:
–       Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the
design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related
marketing experience are required
–       Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay
Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus
–       Excellent presentation skills
–       Experience in public relations activities
–       Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
–       Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide
variety of audiences
–       Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
–       Ability to understand and follow directions
–       Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
–       Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with Maryland Relay TAM staff, organizations within the public, private
and non-profit sectors
–       Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes
used by current and potential relay users
–       Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from
relay services:
*       Senior Community
*       Hard of Hearing Community
–       Able to travel alone
–       Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

For the full job description and application visit http://www.workforhamilton.com
by July 7, 2014.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.
For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR
Dept. at: 800.821.1831

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job opening
Captioned Telephone Outreach Coordinator
Hamilton Relay Services Division in Virginia
Staffed in Richmond, VA

Hamilton Relay Services Division in Virginia currently has a full time
position open for Virginia Captioned Telephone Services Outreach
Coordinator

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

Position summary:  This full-time position is responsible for coordinating
and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Captioned
Telephone Service (CapTel®) for Virginia Captioned Telephone Service
(VACTS).

Education, Experience and Skills:
–       Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in the
design and implementation of public outreach, public relations or related
marketing experience are required.
–       Experience in the telecommunication field, Traditional Relay
Service or Captioned Telephone Service is a strong plus.
–       Excellent presentation skills
–       Ability to develop effective outreach and educational campaigns
–       Ability to confidently communicate (oral & written) with a wide
variety of audiences
–       Ability to plan, schedule and execute multiple projects
–       Ability to understand and follow directions
–       Capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships
with Relay Administrator, organizations within the public, private and
non-profit sectors
–       Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes
used by current and potential relay users
–       Familiarity with the user communities that could benefit from
relay services:
*       Senior Community
*       Hard of Hearing Community
–       Able to travel alone
–       Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

For the full job description and application visit www.workforhamilton.com
by July 7, 2014.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in
Aurora, NE. Hamilton offers a competitive wage and company paid benefits.
For questions in regards to this position please contact our corporate HR
Dept. at: 800.821.1831

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position announcement
Superintendent
Virginia School for the Deaf
Staunton, VA

go to:
http://deafdigest.com/2014-virginia-deaf-superintendent/

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position announcement
Speech Teacher
Rochester School for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

DATE POSITION TO BE FILLED:
September 1, 2014

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
To plan for and implement the speech and communication programs
for moderately, severely, and profoundly deaf students enrolled at the
school.
To write and implement student IEPs and to keep reports as
required.
To participate in weekly team meetings with other staff members to
plan programs, behavior management techniques, and strategies for student
success.

DESIRED UALIFICATIONS:         Master’s Degree in Speech/Language
Pathology.
New York State certification to teach the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
and NYS Licensure as a Speech/Language Pathologist.

Experience facilitating the speech/language/ communication development of
Deaf students.

Advanced Rating on the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI).

FILE APPLICATION WITH:
Harold Mowl, Jr., Superintendent
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, New York 14621

Applications received will be screened and the most highly qualified will
be asked to interview.

CLOSING DATE:                Until filled.

RSD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in
employment on the basis of non-qualifying disability, race, religion,
color, gender, marital status, age, national origin, and veteran status.

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position opening
Communication Sciences and Disorders Lecturer
University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences
Lexington, KY

Requisition SP552114

The College of Health Sciences is currently seeking a part-time
Lecturer in our Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) division
to serve an important need on UK’s campus due to greatly increased
demand in American Sign Language (ASL) instruction which exceeds our
current capacity. The individual in this position will assist the CSD
program and the current ASL Instructor in meeting this demand.
American Sign Language is approved as a foreign language for UK
students.

The Instructor is responsible for fostering student learning in
American Sign Language and Deaf culture. The courses to be taught
will vary depending on student need but can include a combination of
ASL I, II, III, IV, and lab courses. The assignment could include
Distance Learning courses in instructional television, and online
formats as well as face to face traditional classes. The individual
is responsible for evaluating and reporting student performance and
progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division,
and college policies and procedures.

Master’s degree required in American Sign Language Interpreter
Training, Deaf Studies or related field with major emphasis on
American Sign Language, from an accredited institution of higher
education. Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) Superior
or Superior Plus Rating or American Sign Language Proficiency
Interview (ASLPI 4.5) and American Sign Language Teacher Association
(ASLTA) certification or Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
(CSC, CI, NAD V, or NIC) required. A concentration in Education or
another foreign language, historical or cultural area, or additional
discipline depth in the humanities or the Social Sciences is highly
desirable. Experience with distance education and Internet course
development is helpful. Extensive and creative use of several
instructional technologies is desirable. Must demonstrate previous
successful teaching experience. College teaching experience
preferred.

See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work!

To apply for requisition SP552114, UK Employment Application must be
submitted at
https://pa087.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=250503

If you have any questions, please contact HR Employment at (859) 257-9555
option 2 or mailto:ukjobs@email.uky.edu

Application deadline is Sunday, July 6th, 2014.  Any candidate offered
this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as
mandated by University of Kentucky Human resources.  These screenings
may include a national background check and/or drug screen.  The
University
is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from
minorities
and women.

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Job announcement
Interpreter/Employment Specialist
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency
San Jose, California

Full-time, Non-Exempt

DCARA has an opening for the position of Interpreter/Employment
Specialist. This position is based at the Employment
Development Department branch in San Jose and reports to the Director of
Employment Services.

The Interpreter/Employment Specialist will provide services including
interpretation for employment services staff, office
support, and telephone and document assistance to clients on a walk-in
and/or appointment basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Develop employer contacts to increase the number of deaf and hard of
hearing persons employed
– Maintain a cooperative relationship with the business community and
employers
– Provide employer education on employability of deaf/hard-of-hearing
workers, and deaf awareness and
technical assistance workshops
– Advocate for employability and communication access for clients
– Arrange job interviews and interpreter client’s job interviews and
orientation
– Provide job retention assistance and follow-up services as needed
– Provide document assistance services for staff and clients as needed
– Assist in the recruitment of potential clients, determine eligibility of
clients, enroll and orient them to services
– Compile statistical information and maintain files/case notes on clients
– Provide support to the agency and community and other duties as assigned
by Director of Employment Services

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Minimum of 2 years of employment development and/or equivalent
– Fluent in American Sign Language, Candidate without a certificate may be
hired, provided that he/she obtains
certification within six/6 month of employment
– BA preferred
– Strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf Culture
– Ability to use computer and word processing software; knowledge of MS
office (Word, Excel, power point, and
Outlook) preferred
– Able to travel to appointments within the work week

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and education.
DEADLINE: Until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under
(Contact/Jobs),cover letter, resume & three professional
references via mail, email or fax to:

Human Resources/DCARA Headquarters
14895 East 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA. 94578

Email: mailto:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an At-Will and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: June 13, 2014

Job announcement
Community Relations Specialist (Part-Time)
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency
San Leandro, California (headquarters office)

DCARA has an opening for the position of Community Relations Specialist.
This is a part-time position, reporting to the Director of Community
Relations. The CR Specialist supports community relations by being the
point of contact for those who donate time, monetary gifts and in-kind
services to DCARA, recording and facilitating donor appreciation efforts.
The CR Specialist runs the Volunteer Program, reconciles donor records
with the Accounting Department for appropriate checks and balances, and
provides community education through agency-wide events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Input donor information into donor database and generate required donor
reports.
– Assist CRD Director in reconciling donor records with Accounting
Department reports.
– Assist CRD Director in preparing thank you letters and maintain accurate
records of letters sent.
– Manage volunteer program: recruit, screen and coordinate
volunteer/internship efforts for DCARA.
– Support organizing, proofreading, and ensuring readiness of DeafLink and
the Annual Report for publication.
– Assist IT Support Specialist for postings to eNews, Facebook, Twitter
and Website.
– Point of Contact for maintaining list of staff signed up for booths and
events throughout the year.
– Input client/volunteer information into client database system.
– Coordinate special projects/events as delegated by the Director of
Community Relations.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
– High school diploma or GED.
– Experience with Mac and Windows PC, including Microsoft Office, Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
– Highly organized with attention to details.
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
– Ability to work independently as well as with a large group.
– Fluency in American Sign Language.

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on education and experience. DCARA
offers extremely competitive benefits such as 12 days of holiday leave
plus paid winter holiday, and full medical, dental, vision and life
insurance benefits. These benefits will be pro-rated to the part-time
position.

DEADLINE: June 13, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application (www.dcara.org under
employment) cover letter, resume & three professional references via mail,
email or fax to:

Human Resources
DCARA Headquarters
14895 E. 14TH Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578

Email: mailto:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an at-will and equal opportunity employer

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Job Description
Family & Children Services
DEAF MH Program
Palo Alto, CA

Job Title: Case Manager, Deaf Unit CMH, 20 hours/week position
Department: DEAF MH Program
Reports To: MH Clinical Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly        Approved Date:

Summary:  County Mental Health Department provides counseling, rehab
counseling and case management for Deaf/HOH individuals and their family
members who are facing mild to severe mental illness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties
may be assigned.
–        Provide case management services to existing and new clients-
average caseload will be 12 clients and about 50% of the working hours
will be out in the field with clients.
–        Collaborate with clinicians on the DEAF team.
–        Attend weekly Deaf Unit Meetings and weekly supervision..
–        Participate in professional development as seems appropriate.
–        Research resources, information and services for above programs.
–        Provide assistant with outreach events as needed.
–        Advocacy activities.
–        Complete necessary documentations including CMH documentation.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should
demonstrate the following competencies:
–        Customer Service . Manages difficult or emotional customer
situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer
feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service; Meets
commitments.
–        Interpersonal skills . focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;
Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps
emotions under control.
–        Written Communication . Writes clearly and informatively; Edit
work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written
information.
–        Teamwork . Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives
and welcomes feedback.
–        Ethics .Works with integrity and ethically.
–        Organizational Support . Follows policies and procedures;
Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
–        Professionalism . Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts
well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration
regardless of their status or position.
–        Safety and Security . Observes safety and security procedures;
Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines.
–        Attendance/Punctuality . Is consistently at work and on time;
Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings
and appointments on time.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
–        Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other similar field.
–        ASL fluency required.
–        Knowledge of CMH contract and requirements.
–        Team player.
–        Work with minimal supervision.
–        Knowledgeable of Santa Clara County resources.
–        Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office software.
–        Applicants must have a valid CA driver’s license and access to an
insured personal vehicle.
–        TBA and Background check.
–        Thorough understanding and experience in the delivery of services
to an ethnically and economically diverse population.
–        Demonstrated ability to work and communicate well within a
culturally diverse, multidisciplinary team.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.
The employee is frequently required to walk up or down stairs.  The
employee is frequently required to sit and use computer.  The employee is
frequently required to drive.  The employee is occasionally required to
stand.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Please send your cover letter and resume to mailto:hr@fcservices.org
if you are interested in this position

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Deaf-Blind Education Consultant
Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Iowa Braille School
(Service region includes State of Iowa. Office location to be determined)

APPOINTMENT TYPE:
Full time, Faculty, 193-Day Continuing Contract

COMPENSATION:
$50,219 – $80,190 commensurate with qualifications / experience
Comprehensive fringe benefit package

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Under the general direction of the Deaf-Blind Project Director, provides
consultative and technical assistance to programs and agencies serving
early childhood and school-age students (birth – 21) in Iowa who are
deaf-blind and/or have additional disabilities. Serves as the coordinator
for the Iowa Deaf-Blind Services Project, developing and providing
professional development opportunities for educators and family members.
This position is part of a continuing project funded by a 5-year U.S.
Department of Education grant with additional support from the Iowa
Department of Education and IESBVI.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in education or related field plus at least two years of
experience working with persons who are deaf-blind, sensory impaired,
multi-disabled and/or severely disabled required. Candidates must have or
be eligible to obtain a valid Iowa teaching license or related statement
of professional recognition from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
by time of appointment. Additional experience serving persons who are
deaf-blind and/or children with multiple disabilities; demonstrated
ability to provide consultative services; experience in sign language
and/or Braille; and valid driver’s license preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Position starts no later than August 2014. Service region includes State
of Iowa. Office location to be determined. Responsibilities include
frequent travel within the state and occasional overnight and out of state
travel. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Position will be posted until filled. Contact Justin Ruegg for additional
information: (319) 472-5221, ext. 1226. Send cover letter, resume,
transcripts, and copy of teaching license to: Director of Human Resources,
Iowa Braille School, 1002 G Avenue, Vinton, IA 52349. Email:
mailto:jruegg@iowa-braille.k12.ia.us

Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired / Iowa
Braille School is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a comprehensive plan
for Affirmative Action.

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position opening
Director Dyers Arts Center & Meeting Planning Services
NTID
Rochester, NY

Detailed Job Description
To direct the NTID Dyer Arts Center and Meeting Planning Services
Department, including the management of the NTID Dyer Arts center as
an exhibit venue.

Required Minimum Qualifications
– BA
– Six (6) to eight (8) years in arts management, public relations, and
/or meeting/event planning.
– Negotiating, design, presentation, writing, and organizational skills
required.
0 Project management experience required.

How To Apply
http://apptrkr.com/470573
Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field,
enter the title of the position or the BR number 1033BR.

EOE

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current/anticipated vacancies for the 2014-2015 school year
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Springs, CO

MISSION STATEMENT
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) provides children
and families statewide with comprehensive, specialized educational
services in safe, nurturing environments.  We empower learners to become
self-determined, independent contributing citizens within their
communities.

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado
Springs at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, invites you to
consider our employment opportunities.   Applications are being accepted
for current and/or anticipated vacancies for Teacher of the Deaf for the
2014-2015 school year, as follows:

–        Current Vacancies:
Literacy Specialist / Coach
Elementary Education
Transition Teacher, Employability Center

– Future vacancies:
Future vacancies in all instructional areas, including but not
limited to all core content areas (Elementary Education; English/Language
Arts; Science; Mathematics; Social Studies)

Interested persons are invited to visit the CSDB website at .
http://csdb.org/, where the official job announcement(s) for Teacher of
the Deaf may be found in their entirety, including major duties /
responsibilities and qualification requirements, under Non-Classified
Employment.

Terms of Employment:  The annual employment contract shall be based upon
the standard number of working days in the academic year (currently 185
days, August to June), beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.  Base
salary shall be established pursuant to the Teacher Salary Schedule, and
based upon appropriate education and experience.  Excellent benefits.

Application Instructions:  Interested persons are invited to visit the
CSDB website (Non-Classified Employment) to view the official job
announcement in its entirety; follow the instructions to submit a complete
on-line application (to include salary history and references), and to
upload the following items to the on-line application:  formal letter of
interest, current resume, recent letters of recommendation (with
signature), copies of all transcripts, and, a copy of current educator
certification.  Contact information:

Chelle Lutz, Human Resources Office
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
33 North Institute Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Website:  http://csdb.org/
E-mail:  mailto:clutz@csdb.org;  (719) 578-2114 (phone);
(719) 578-2239 (fax)

interviews will be conducted on-site at
The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind

CSDB is an EOE

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career opportunities
PAHrtners Deaf Services
positions in Pittsburgh, PA & Glenside, PA

www.pahrtners.com/careers
www.facebook.com/deafjobs

NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN PITTSBURGH AND GLENSIDE
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 and in Pittsburgh,
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:

Residential Counselors for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
– Full Time, Part Time, On Call; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations

Assistant Program Director for Residential Services for Deaf Adults
with Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health needs – Full
Time; Glenside location

Residential Program Assistant for Adult Residential Program – Full
Time; Glenside location

Case Managers  for Residential Program for Deaf Adults with
Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Health needs – Full Time;
Glenside location

Residential Counselors for Residential Treatment Facility for
Adolescents- Full Time; Glenside location

Therapist/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Worker- Full Time; Glenside
location

Staff Interpreter- Full Time; Glenside location

HR Assistant- Full Time; Glenside location

Go to our Website at: www.PAHrtners.com to learn more about each
position.

Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/deafjobs

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

Elizabeth Williams, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services,
614 N. Easton Road,
Glenside, PA 19038

Email: mailto:ewilliams@pahrtners.com
Fax: 215-884-6301

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