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DeafDigest Gold – November 23, 2014

DeafDigest Gold – November 23, 2014

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

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

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-mentor-is-best/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/sad-deaf-asl-irony/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-alone-at-thanksgiving-dinner/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-work-too-fast-at-job/

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New Catalog at Harris Communications

The new Harris Communications equipment catalog has arrived!

It is a great resource for those who want to review the latest
assistive technology for deaf and hard of hearing people.

Or, find practical gift ideas for friends or family members.

The 120-page catalog is packed with products you can use every
day, with something new in every product category.

Request your free catalog from Harris Communications, the
one-stop shop for deaf and hard of hearing people.

To request a catalog, go to:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDG112314

Contact us at:
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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Top stories about the deaf:

The Oak Park housing agency (Chicago area) has been
accused of discriminating against the deaf. This
accusation was dropped over a technicality.

After waiting for years, overcoming opposition of
neighbors, the Rocky Mountain Deaf School, in the
Denver area, is just about ready to move into
its new home.

A deaf hiker in California fell down the cliff,
requiring the rescue by the state police
department. It took place the American River in
El Dorado County.

A rally to recognize Italian Sign Language as an
official language took place in Rome.

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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 Middle School
Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing welcomes 6th, 7th and 8th graders
to RIT in Rochester, New York, for a weekend of math competition and fun
April 10 – 12, 2015.

Now in its 8th year, this annual 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. And there also is time to socialize and
make new friends. 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 December 15,
2014.

For more information, visit the RIT Math Competition website:
http://www.rit.edu/NTID/MathCompetitionD

contact: 585-475-7695

or by videophone:
585-286-4555.

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READ WHAT THEY SAY

Unlock the phone with CapTel® Captioned Telephone! CapTel shows
word-for-word captions of everything a caller says over the phone, letting
you read everything that they say. Like captions on TV – for the phone!

Captions are provided by a free relay service, no monthly fees or
contracts required. For more information or to order call 1-800-233-9130
V/TTY or visit http://www.weitbrecht.com/captel.html – For more info
about CapTel or any of the many assistive listening devices we offer,
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A THANKSGIVING DINNER
A deaf person was invited to a Thanksgiving dinner
by a hearing friend. No other deaf friends invited him
to dinners in their homes.
There is a choice – decline the dinner with hearing
group and stay home or accept the dinner with hearing
groups and be isolated during the dinner.
Which is best? Not easy decision.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-alone-at-thanksgiving-dinner/

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who do you want in the next Gallaudet president?

Go to:
http://deafdigest.com/survey-for-next-gallaudet-president/

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DEAF STUCK AT WORK
A deaf person who wants to win promotion to a better
job and better pay, works very fast with his job tasks.
All the hearing people work at their normal pace with
their job tasks.
The boss told the deaf employee to slow down so that
hearing employees can catch up with him.
The deaf employee refused. As a result, he got everyone
in the office to hate him – and he was not promoted nor
got a pay raise.
Discrimination? Maybe not – he did not listen to his boss
to slow down.

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-work-too-fast-at-job/

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LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO

soccer tickets sold by the deaf
http://deafdigest.com/videos/soccertickets/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Iowa Association of the Deaf

http://deafdigest.com/iowa-association-of-the-deaf/

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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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THINKING OF REMODELING YOUR OLD KITCHEN, OUTDATED BATHROOM,
OR UGLY BASEMENT?

We specialize in remodeling kitchen, bath, and basement of your
dreams throughout Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.

This service is run by deaf owner with a mix of deaf and hearing crews.

To learn more about this company at http://www.surdusremodeling.com

Contact Elijah Gold for FREE ESTIMATE at:
mailto:info@surdusremodeling.com or VP at 202-400-2655

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Deaf Pin

1979 Disabled Civil Rights Day

DeafDigest thanks Robin Byers-Pierce for providing
a picture of this pin

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-pin-1979-disabled-civil-rights-day/

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Deaf Book of the Week

Gallaudet, friend of the deaf

features the life of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, the father
of Gallaudet founder, Edward Miner Gallaudet

book cover link is at:
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-book-gallaudet-friend-of-the-deaf/

DeafDigest editor has many deafness-related books in his private
library.

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Deaf people can do anything

we have a deaf person who is/was a

– ski instructor

this website is growing every weekend:

http://deafdigest.com/deaf-in-unusual-jobs/

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. Exactly what is National Deaf Academy, that is
now the subject of abuse lawsuits by angry parents.

A. It is a residential institute for young deaf
people in need of mental counseling. Some states
send their deaf children, in need, to that institute.

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Rene Pellerin’s Corner:

Thanksgiving in America is a huge annual tradition. It a time
to give thanks to many.

In this early tradition, we were thanking the Native Americans
who taught the settlers how to grow food.

For me, as a DeafBlind individual, I am giving thanks to the people
who provide me the support I need.

This includes transportation, interpreting, SSPing and emotional
support.

There are more challenges facing us, DeafBlind, everyday.

Thank you for your support and assistance throughout the year.

Happy Thanksgiving

Rene’s show business started in year 2010 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 newspapers stop sensationalizing the stories
of deaf being hit by cars. Hearing people get hit
by cars and newspaper coverage is minimal; a deaf
person gets hit, and coverage is heavy.

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DeafHistory:

Year 1979 – the New York Deaf Theatre opens
up for business. It still continues to exist.

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

70 percent

of deaf people that survived the earthquake in the
Hyogo Prefecture (Japan) had to rely on family
members to keep them informed. There were no
interpreters, no captions, no devices, no
nothing!

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Deaf Collegiate Athletes:

Oklahoma, Rylee Reinertson, FR, golf

only competed in one meet during the fall season;
averaging 75 and tied for the 40th best

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Elite Deaf Athletes:

Anthony Allen Career, a deaf jockey, racing
thoroughbreds in Australia, has won over
5 million dollars in career purses, while
winning 236 times in 2189 races.

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DeafSports Library:

a shocking picture about Dummy Hoy
http://deafdigest.com/dummy-hoy-smoking-deaf-cigarettes/

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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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* YOU COULD PLACE YOUR PAID EMPLOYMENT ADS IN THIS SECTION

* on a per-subscriber basis, the DeafDigest ad rates are the
best in the nation.

* For more information, send E-mail to
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

* Contract Compliance Director – Los Angeles, CA

* Legal Advocate – Los Angeles, CA

* Public Relations Coordinator – Los Angeles, CA

* Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima, CA

* Job Developer/Interpreter – West Covina, CA

* Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

* Staff Interpreter (2 positions available) – Riverside, CA

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 available
Teacher Assistant
Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf
lMill Neck, NY

Leave Replacement Position (Now until February 2015)
Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 3:15 pm

The successful candidate will possess:

– Bachelor’s degree in Education or related area preferred, will accept an Associates. degree.
– Successful prior experience working in a classroom setting.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Proven ability to work as part of a team
– The ability to sign proficiently.

Please send resume and cover letter of intent to:
Kathleen Lagalante,
Director of Human Resources,
Mill Neck Manor,
Frost Mill Road, Box 12,
Mill Neck NY 11765,

Fax: 516-922-0093,

EOE

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open position
Special Education Deaf Hard of Hearing Interpreter
Monticello School District
Monticello, Minnesota

Paraprofessional Vacancy

Sign Language Interpreter position – 6.75 hours/day

Must be state certified interpreter or graduate of certified
interpreter program.

Application deadline: Open until filled

Apply by sending a letter of interest and completing a school
district application.

Application may be downloaded at http://www.monticello.k12.mn.us
or pick one up at the District Office.

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open staff positions
Deaf Community Services of San Diego
San Diego, CA

Deaf Community Services of San Diego is looking to fill some open staff
positions!

– Deputy Director

The Deputy Director supervises staff and programs and in the absence of
the Executive Director (ED) will assume supervision of the agency. He/she
manages the daily operations of the agency and facilities. Additionally,
the Deputy Director assists the Executive Director with follow through
on existing contracts. –
See more at: http://www.deafcommunityservices.org/deputy-director/

– Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for all aspects of day to day
financial accounting, planning and reporting for the organization
according to DCS and professional accounting standards. Reporting to the
Executive Director, the Accounting Manager will have responsibility for
a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, month-end closing,
preparation of schedules for external audit and tax returns, production
and analysis of financial statements and budgets. – See more at:
http://www.deafcommunityservices.org/accounting-manager-2/

Staff Interpreter

Community Interpreter provides sign language interpreting services to the
Deaf community, DCS staff and clients as requested and scheduled by the
Interpreting Department. – See more at:
http://www.deafcommunityservices.org/staff-interpreter/

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hiring for the position of
Independent Living Advisor (ILA), Full Time or Part Time
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc.
Salisbury, MD

Job Goal: Provide direct care independent living services and support to
individuals. Services range from personal hygiene, medication administration
and intensive independent living skills training in individuals’ homes, etc.
throughout the Eastern Shore. Shifts varies within a team oriented
environment.

Qualifications: Fluency in ASL; High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
required; one year related experience preferred; competency with basic
independent living skills; must be flexible and work within a team approach
environment. Ability to teach, advise and motivate people. Valid driver’s
license, reliable transportation and good driving record required.

Qualified candidates may email cover letter, resume and three business
references to dila@dila.org, fax 410-543-4874 or mail to Deaf Independent
Living Association, 806 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Maryland 21804. DILA is
an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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position opening
Instructional/Support Faculty/NTID Engineering Studies
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Position Title
Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization
NTID Engineering Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline
Computer Integrated Machining Technology

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Employment Category
Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date
26-Jan-2015

Department/College Description

THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT:
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY: RIT is a national leader in
professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and
creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states
and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in
1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed,
coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career
education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000
undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest
private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree
programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home
to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been
honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great
Colleges to Work For for four years. RIT is a National Science
Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is
responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in
the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region,
is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest
metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region,
which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and
ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16%
African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin.
It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S.
Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for ?raising
a family” by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as
Best Places to Live in America by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in
Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having
the best quality of life in the nation; and is among Essence
Magazine’s ?Top 10 Cities for Black Families.

Detailed Job Description
We are seeking an individual who will contribute has the ability and
interest in contributing to a community committed to student
centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and
ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility;
and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT?s core
values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

This faculty member will:
– Provide direct instruction in the first and second year machining
and computer numerical control courses in our Associate degree program
in Computer Integration Machining Technology.
– Provide tutoring support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students
enrolled in the College of Applied and Science Technology.
– Develop curriculum for existing programs and/or potential new
programs.
– Promote partnerships with industry and other academic settings.
– Work with the NTID Center of Employment to assist students in
finding cooperative work experiences.
– Mentor and advise students.
– Fulfill other faculty expectations and departmental needs.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing
commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual
differences.

– Bachelors or higher degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
with a strong background in mechanical, manufacturing, or industrial
engineering.

– Demonstrated robust background in machining.

– Ability to successfully cultivate professional contacts in the
manufacturing sector for the purpose of establishing student
cooperative work experiences.

– Evidence of being highly motivated with the ability to inspire
students.

Fluency in American Sign Language.

Required Minimum Education Level
Doctorate

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References

How To Apply
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/536230
Keyword Search:1414BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the
listed qualifications and the following attachments:
-The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
-Statement of Diversity Contribution
-Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a
suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details
RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity,
pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal
opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, gender,
religion, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring,
admissions, educational programs and activities.

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you
need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at
585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. Determinations
on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

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Pennsylvania TRS Outreach Coordinator
Pothos, Inc
state of Pennsylvania

Outreach Coordinator
POTHOS, Inc. has a full time position available for “Pennsylvania TRS
Outreach Coordinator”, for client, Hamilton Relay. Position responsible
for coordinating and implementing outreach activities that promote
Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) throughout the State of Pennsylvania.
Travel required. Preferred experience and skills: excellent presentation
skills; experience in public relations activities; direct work experience
with Telecommunications Relay Service or Captioned Telephone Relay Service
helpful. POTHOS, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits.

Send resume to POTHOS, Inc, via email to mailto:chiefbrink@pothos.us

Contact Dori Brink at 619.546.0621 with questions.

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open positions
The Learning Center for Deaf
Framingham, MA

Residential Counselor (Girls Dorm – 2nd Shift)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-residential-counselor/

Secondary Secretary (Part-time)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-part-time-secondary-secretary-job/

Secondary Classroom Assistant
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

Staff Interpreter
http://deafdigest.com/temporary-asl-staff-interpreter-job-learning-center-for-deaf/

Secondary Math Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Secondary Chemistry Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Secondary English Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Early Childhood Center Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Elementary Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Secondary Classroom Teacher (Licensed)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

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

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

Wraparound Therapeutic Mentor (Part-time – Western MA)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-therapeutic-mentor/

Wraparound Family Partner (Part-time – Western MA)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-family-partner-wraparound/

Head Coach (Cheerleading, Baseball, Softball, Track & Field)
http://deafdigest.com/sports-coaching-jobs-learning-center-deaf/

Assistant Coach (Cheerleading, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Track & Field)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-assistant-coach-job/

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

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

If interested in applying please submit a cover letter,
resume and application ( www.tlcdeaf.org ) to
mailto:HR@tlcdeaf.org

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position description
Teacher
St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf
Bronx, NY

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
– 10-month position
Schedule – Follow Professional Calendar
– 182 days
Plus 2 parent/caregiver meetings (evenings)

CLASS RATIO 6:1:1 or 6:1:2

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach Upper or Lower School Department subjects according to NYS
Regulations (Parts 100 and 200) and SED Common Core Standards. Follow
regulations with necessary adaptations for individual IEP goals.

REPORTS AND RECORDKEEPING
3. Prepare IEP.s. Review and update as required
3.1 Prepare suitable educational reports for New York State Education
Department, clinics and other
related agencies as requested
3.2 Maintain inventory of student abilities and needs through ongoing
evaluations, formal and informal
assessments. Update student records
3.3 Study student performance and utilize each student’s learning
style to maximize learning potential
3.4 Collect and analyze student work samples regularly to determine
teaching and learning needs
3.5 Preserve samples of student’s work
a. Prepare and update confidential Educational Folder for each
b. Prepare report cards

MANAGEMENT:
4. Manage student behavior using current best practices (Seek
guidance/assistance for more complex
behavior management support)
4.1 Share duties and special supervision according to schedules and
department needs
4.2 Support all facets of student development

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
1. B.A. or B.S. in an Education related area (preferred, not
required)
2. M.A. in Education of the Deaf
3. NYS Certification in Education of the Deaf
4. Preschool or Early Childhood Education, Special Education
(preferred, not required)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BEYOND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION:
1. Willingness to participate in in-service programs offered by
school and to engage in course work recommended by administration as
indication of continuing professional growth
2. Ability to work with atypical learners
3. Ability to utilize multi-disciplinary recommendations, in overall
programming and/or specific
interventions
4. Possess preventative behavior management skills that are positive
and child-centered
5. Ability to work as a team with other staff in the classroom
setting
6. Ability to work collaboratively with school staff across grades,
disciplines and responsibilities
7. Adherence to SJSD Personnel Policies and School Procedure and
Student Policy Manual

BENEFITS:
– Health, accident, disability, retirement, annuity and dental plans
available
– Personal leave for illness/death/special needs as indicated in
personnel policies
– Multi-disciplinary staff available for consultation
– Opportunity to participate in professional courses and
conventions, conferences or other Professional Development

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Department Supervisor, Executive Director

Application process: Interested persons are to fax a letter of
application, resume and copies of certifications to the Personnel Office
at 718-792-6631 or by email: mailto:personnel@sjsdsdny.org

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position description
Speech Teacher
St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf
Bronx, NY

Hours:
(10-month position)
8:30 – 3:00; extended day on Thursday (4:00 pm)

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Facilitate students. growth in auditory receptive skills, speech
reading,
speech production and receptive/expressive language. Provide development
of a variety of communication strategies to enable each student to
interact
effectively dependent upon the linguistic situational environment.

RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Conference with classroom teacher/parent to discuss student
progress, specific communication needs and carryover goals for
classroom/home.
2. Collaborate with audiologist to explore and implement alternative
Programs/ techniques/ devices to enrich auditory and speech/ language
development.
2. Initiate referrals to appropriate personnel for evaluation
(dental, ontological, psychological, and neurological, etc.)
3. Participate in interdisciplinary conferences and implement
recommendations
within individualized program.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
1. BA or BS in Speech Pathology/Audiology
2. MA or MS Degree in Speech Pathology/Audiology and/or NYS
Certification in Speech and Hearing Handicapped.
3. Knowledge in the following areas:
– Deafness
– Sign Language
– Behavior Management
– Multi-handicapping conditions
4. Membership in Professional Organizations
5. Record of attendance at NYSED Medicaid training seminar, or
willingness to attend.

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
– Good rapport with children
– Ability to communicate effectively

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
– Department Supervisor, Executive Director
. Application process: Interested persons are to fax a letter of
application, resume and copies of certifications to the Personnel Office
at 718-792-6631 or by email: mailto:personnel@sjsdsdny.org

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posting a permanent position
Executive Director
Maine Center on Deafness
Portland, Maine

Maine Center on Deafness is posting a permanent position for
Executive Director at this time. This position is currently occupied
by an Interim ED and we invite qualified candidates to apply for this
position. MCD is a nonprofit organization that serves people in Maine
who are D/deaf, late-deafened or hard-of-hearing by providing
resources, advocating for social equality, and helping the general
public to better understand and appreciate Deaf culture and effective
ways of communication.

The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall management
of the organization which will include refinement of current programs
and development of new programs; management of budgeting and financial
planning, maintain compliance of state and local contracts/grants;
fundraising and recruitment, selection, and evaluation of the
management team.

The entire Job description, unfortunately can not be publicized by NAD
but you can view it in its entirety from

https://www.icloud.com/iw/#pages/BAJ3ptHp29jSJaEd29KBNbX8VfJC3DJQjMWF/MCDEdJ

obdescription

or

https://www.facebook.com/MCDBoard (& click on the link citing
the Executive Director Job description).

If you feel you have the qualifications and are up for a challenge,
please send us your resume to David Pileck, President of the Board at
MCD at mailto:davidmcdboard@gmail.com , Darleen Hutchins
( mailto: darleenmcdboard@gmail.com ), or Echo Kaply-Smith
( mailto:echomcdboard@gmail.com )

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Employment Opportunity
Director of Statewide Programs and/or Services for Children, who are Deaf,
Hard of Hearing, or Deaf/Blind
Christina School District
state of Delaware

Salary: $126,774 – 134,866
Start Date: Mutually Agreeable Date

Qualifications:
– Doctorate in fields related to deaf education preferred
– Qualify for State of Delaware Certification as a Special Education
Director
– Successful completion of the Praxis I or Praxis Core (only for
those candidates not already certified)
– Five years of successful administrative experience in deaf
education
– Knowledge of Federal (IDEA) and State regulations for Special
Education
– Knowledge of current research and best practices in the
development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and
deaf-blind
– Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf
children, including critical factors in the educational placement and
provision of programming and services
– Demonstrated knowledge and ability to develop and implement
bilingual (ASL & English) programming in educational settings
– Knowledge of the continuum of services for children who are deaf,
hard of hearing, and deaf blind
– Knowledge and articulation of research-based best practices in
fields related to deaf education, language and communication development
– Fluent in American Sign Language

See complete posting on the Christina School District Website

CHRISTINA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Human Resources Office
600 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
PH: 302-552-2650 – FX: 302-552-2651

Website: www.christinak12.org
Website: www.joindelawareschools.org

The Christina School District is an EOE/M/F/H/V

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Position opening
ASL fluent, licensed clinical social worker or psychologist
Providence Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center
Santa Monica, CA

Full time clinical therapist to work in community mental health with
adults, children, adolescents and families. Strong clinical skills,
knowledge of Deaf culture and fluency in American Sign Language, a minimum
of two years supervised experience and motivation to serve a diverse
client population are essential. Position is 40 hours a week with
benefits.

Requirements: Masters level in social work or marriage and family
therapy or PHD in psychology, licensed in California or license eligible,
ability to respond to crisis situations. For a full position description
go on line to www.providenceiscalling.jobs/ and type in Santa Monica, CA
and Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the relevant boxes.

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

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

For a full job description go to www.workforhamilton.com and complete an
online application

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

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:
o Senior Community
o Hard of Hearing Community
– Able to travel alone
– Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply
– Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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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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