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DeafDigest Gold – September, 23 2012

DeafDigest Gold – September, 23 2012

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/new-deaf-employee-on-first-day/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-dual-citizens/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/rude-employee-with-deaf-employee/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-strangers-with-other-deaf-strangers/

Attention:
these videos may not work with iPads

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Know When Someone’s Knocking with the DoorKnocker 125

The Krown DoorKnocker 125 is a door knock signaler with a large,
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on the door. Simply hang over the door (bracket included). Uses one
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Portable and convenient for traveling, you can find the Krown
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or contact us at: mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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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
anonymous

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

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

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Join us at Mill Neck Family’s 51st annual Fall Harvest Festival, to be
held Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 9 am to 5 pm.

Visitors will find a wide variety of foods, like specialty cheeses,
assorted baked goods, fudge , roasted corn, a full line of meats at the
“Country Store,” and New York State apples.  Children’s activities, craft
vendors and the latest in Deaf technology will be featured throughout the
weekend.

New to the Festival this year, scheduled, docent-led tours of the historic
Manor House will be held both Saturday and Sunday. The Tudor-Revival
mansion is available for 45-minute tours at 10 am, 1 pm and 3 pm each day.

Pre-registration is required and may be done online at
http://www.millneckmanorhouse.org

Sign language interpreters will be available.

And don’t leave without taking a chance on our 50/50 raffle. Tickets are
only $10 each, and the winner, picked on Sunday at 3 pm, receives half the
net profit of money collected. Over the years, winners have taken home
over $10,000!

For more information, call 516-922-4100 (V/TDD)

or visit http://www.millneck.org

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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:

Matt Hamill defeated Roger Hollett in a successful
comeback from his one year retirement as Ultimate
Fighter.

California passed a new law that limits the power of the
ADA in the state. It limits the amount of damages a business
has to pay if there is a ADA violation. No longer will there
be “million dollar” fines.

A deaf Massachusetts man has filed a lawsuit against his
employer, the Westborough Public Schools system for
terminating his employment. He has accused the school
system of discriminating against the deaf. Yes, the
school system has denied that discrimination exists.

Deaf British actor Julian Peedle-Calloo will be taking
part in a prime-time drama “New Tricks” in a BBC1 program.

Should the video referees be deaf? This was the issue raised
by the Courier-Mail, a newspaper in Australia. Video referees
are used in the NFL, and it was suggested that it also be
used in rugby, and that these referees should be deaf. Reason
is that the deaf cannot hear abuse by fans and players and
coaches while studying the replays.

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Domestic Violence has always been a problem in the Deaf community. For
many years it has been a hidden problem, secret and taboo.

“It happened behind closed doors.”

“It was treated as a private matter between two people and the
community should not get involved.”

We know now that we cannot afford to let it stay private. It is
everyone’s business. We must all be a part of the solution.

What can you do if someone you care about is a victim of domestic
violence or sexual assault?

What can you do if you experience domestic violence or sexual assault?
What can our community do?

For  answers to those questions and more information on domestic
violence from Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS), visit
this page:

http://www.healthbridges.info/?p=838

The HealthBridges Team
http://www.healthbridges.info

Information posted on the website is available in American Sign
Language, spoken and captioned English.

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please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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updated every Monday

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RUDE OR NOT RUDE?
A deaf employee was arguing with a hearing employee
about a work matter.
Suddenly the hearing employee walked away. The deaf
employee screamed at him – don’t walk away. The hearing
employee ignored him.
The deaf man chased the hearing employee and saw him
on the telephone at his desk.
The deaf man realized the hearing man heard the phone
ring at his desk so went there to pick up the phone.
Was it rude or not rude? The hearing person should
have gestured that there is a phone call, but he didn’t
gesture.

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

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

Attention:
this video may not work with iPads

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2013 Deaf Seniors of America Conference

do visit:
http://deafdigest.com/2013-deaf-seniors-of-america-conference/

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EATING AT A RESTAURANT
Two deaf people entered a restaurant and saw two other
deaf people chatting at one table. These two deaf people
were strangers to the other two deaf people.
Should these two deaf people introduce themselves to
the other two deaf people – like this – Hi, I am deaf?
Hard to say. Hearing people don’t introduce themselves
to strangers and say – Hi, I am hearing!
Perhaps this is OK in a small town, but possibly not
OK in a big city like New York or Los Angeles?

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf-strangers-with-other-deaf-strangers/

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

Attention:
this video may not work with iPads

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The Deaf & Hard of Hearing in Government

2013 National Training Conference
April 8-10, 2013
Washington, DC

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2013-deaf-hard-of-hearing-in-government-conference/

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DEAFNESS AND TINNITUS
There are many people with tinnitus that are not deaf. They suffer from tinnitus. Yes, we do have a number of deaf people
with tinnitus, but this is besides the point.
Anyway, in Gibraltar, a tiny nation of just 30,000 people,
there is an organization called:

The Gibraltar Hearing Impaired and Tinnitus Association

And they are working with the government to establish
a registry of people that are deaf, of people with
tinnitus, and also of people with deafness and tinnitus!

LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO
(video with captions)

http://deafdigest.com/videos/nametags/

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

OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Government

visit it at:
http://deafdigest.com/deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-in-government/

AN EXCUSE FOR NOT WEARING A HEARING AID

A hearing aid does not help me hear in a noisy environment

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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?

A newspaper story said:

The interpreter is known for talking with his hands

While technically correct, the better one is to say

he is known for using sign language

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. Why do we have different signs for one word?

A. These are local and regional and even neighborhood
dialects. It is the same as hearing people saying the same word differently.

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:

Dining out

Going out to a restaurant is supposed to be enjoyable for everyone.

But for me and my friends who are Deaf-Blind, reading a menu is frustrating.

The ADA says that restaurants are supposed to make menus accessible.

Very few restaurants do.  You might have a fighting chance to find an accessible menu in a large chain restaurant.

Fortunately, today’s technology has enhanced our ability to read a menu!  How?

Use your iPhone, iPad, smartphone, etc.  I use large print on my iPad.

I can log onto internet and in the search box put the restaurant name and type menu, and then search.  Bingo!  The menu is there for me to read!

Note, also Deaf-Blind people who use smartphones and a brailler can access too!

Let’s go out to eat!

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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Wish List of the Week:

that every utility company in USA have a mobile app for the
deaf to use – in case of power failures and power outages
when there is no electricity. PEPCO, in the Washington, DC
area, has come up with an app for the deaf to use.

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DeafHistory:

Year 1960 – the Beyond Silence film (not the 1996 film)
won an Oscar in the short-subject category. It portrayed
the life of students at Gallaudet University

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

16

Declarations passed by the United Nation over the years that
protect and assert the rights and needs of the disabled
and the deaf. The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is one of these 16 declarations.

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Deaf College Athletes:

– U of Southern California, Barry Wilkins, so, track; 800 meter
runner; not among the top 800 USC meter runners

– U of Washington – Kaitlin Inglesby, so, softball; doubled as
pitcher and hitter; led the team with a .385 batting average;
lowest ERA on the team for the second straight year (2.31)

– Western Oregon – Janna Vander Meulen, sr, track; web site
does not show her personal bests

– Western Washington – Thomas Guidon, jr, track; tied for 6th
in conference meet with a 13′ 8 1/2 height in pole vault

– Whitworth – Brian McPartland, SO, baseball; after playing
as a freshman, he was not on the team this past season

Deaf Elite Athletes:

– Matt Gilbert, Wales, pro rugby – The Scarlets; made this debut
at one of the World’s Europe’s premier rugby tournament, with
his Scarlets Wales team

– Tyson Gillies, minor league baseball, Philadelphia Phillies;
hit .304 for Reading in Eastern League; overcame early season
injuries to come on strong in latter part of the season

– Scott Gorgen, minor league baseball, St Louis Cardinals; 6-9
combined won/lost record with two teams; 4.11 combined ERA; was
used as a starting pitcher

– Mitch Graham, Scotland, U-18 national basketball team; no longer
on the national U-18 roster; may have aged out

– Kevin Hall, pro golfer; has not updated his web site with most
recent performances, so no idea of how is he doing

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

– Staff Interpreter –  Los Angeles, CA

– Staff Interpreter – Bakersfield, CA

– Staff Interpreter – Riverside, CA (Two positions)

– Placement Coordinator – Rancho Cucamonga

– Case Manager – Los Angeles

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

http://www.gladinc.org

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

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

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

E-mail: mailto:jfetterman@gladinc.org

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announcing openings
The American School for the Deaf
West Hartford, CT

– Teachers; Campus and Outreach
– Educational Interpreters

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is located on a 54 acre campus in West Hartford, Connecticut.  It is a residential and day program operating as a state-aided private school.  It was established in 1817 as the first permanent school for the deaf in America.  The current service load is approximately 215.  The program is a comprehensive center-based and community-based educational program serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students from preschool through high school, and adult service program, utilizing a total communication philosophy.  The American School for the Deaf is accredited by the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs Serving the Deaf and the Departments of Education in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Discover available opportunities by visiting: http://www.asd-1817.org Click on Employment to review current vacancies.   Click on the job to review the job description; complete with minimum requirements. Applications may also be downloaded from the website.

Send application/resume and letter of interest to:

Human Resources Office
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT  06107-1269

FAX (860) 570-1832

The American School for the Deaf is an EOE; M/F/V/H/D

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position openings
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

Annual Fund & Donor Relations Manager
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-annual-fund-donor-relations-manager/

Desktop & Systems Support Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-desktop-systems-support-specialist-job/

Elementary Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-teacher-elementary-secondary/

Walden School Teacher
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-teacher-job/

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

Walden School Overnight Child Care Worker
http://deafdigest.com/walden-deaf-school-overnight-childcare-worker-job/

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

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

Submit resume online at http://www.tlcdeaf.org or email
to mailto:Inquiries@tlcdeaf.org

Please include a complete application packet which includes
a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) as
well as three references and/or three letters of recommendation.

HR Department
The Learning Center for the Deaf
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA 01701

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position openings
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

Desktop & Systems Support Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-desktop-systems-support-specialist-job/

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

Residential Counselor
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-residential-counselor/

Overnight Residential Counselor
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-deaf-overnight-residential-counselor/

Submit resume online at http://www.tlcdeaf.org or email
to mailto:Inquiries@tlcdeaf.org

Please include a complete application packet which includes
a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) as
well as three references and/or three letters of recommendation.

HR Department
The Learning Center for the Deaf
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA 01701

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position opening
Live-in provider
Stand Together
Federal Way, Washington

STAND TOGETHER – a non-profit support organization

Stand Together is a Washington State-registered non-profit organization with 501(c)3 tax exemption. We provide supported living services for adults with developmental disabilities in King County.  Our mission is to enable people with disabilities to have a lifestyle of their choosing, by assisting them to design, plan and self-direct their lives.  A young man who is deaf and receives mental health services needs someone to live with him and be available for certain nights in exchange for free rent and basic utilities.

Position Posted: September 12, 2012 – until filled

Position Purpose: To assure this young man is safe in his Federal Way apartment and receives the support he may need at night.

Position Expectations:

–    Emergency support:  provide overnight support 5 nights per week as the primary responder in case of emergency.

–    Overnight support:  when his health is not good or he needs support through the night for other reasons, support him to meet his needs.

–    Communication:  maintain open and clear communication with the team’s lead staff and co-directors of Stand Together.

–    Team work: work cooperatively as part of a team supporting this young man to be successful in his community; attend team meetings as needed.

–    Be a good tenant:  abide by the lease agreement, which includes seeking permission from the landlord prior to making any changes, additions or improvements to the apartment, including your bedroom.

Skills/Qualifications: Sign language skills desired; must be dependable; show respect and proper care of another’s belongings; be honest at all times; be kind, considerate and patient; allow the team to discuss problems with you without feeling threatened or being judged; maintain open communication; minimum High School diploma or equivalent; good driving record and no criminal history.

Compensation: FREE rent and basic utilities exchanged for being home five designated nights per week.

How to Apply: For more information and to submit your resume, email Scott at: mailto:sallen.st@comcast.net

http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/search.aspx

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position opening
Personal Assistant
Stand Together
Federal Way, Washington

STAND TOGETHER . a non-profit support organization Stand Together is a Washington State-registered non-profit organization with 501(c)3 tax exemption. We provide supported living services for adults with developmental disabilities in King County.  Our mission is to enable people with disabilities to have a lifestyle of their choosing, by assisting them to design, plan and self-direct their lives.  A young man who is deaf and receives mental health services needs a team, including staff, to assure his success in the Federal Way community.

Job Posted: September 12, 2012 – until filled

Job Purpose: Introduce him to people, places and things and be available to assure success in his community. Support him to expand his inclusive community. Assist and teach him the skills needed to be in charge of his life.

Job Duties:
–    Recreation and Family . make sure he is getting out into the community, and staying in touch with friends and family. Ensure his participation in activities that interest him.

–    Personal care – support him with activities of daily living such as showering, teeth brushing, shaving, dressing appropriately, etc.

–    Meal preparation – assist him with menu planning, shopping and meal preparation to assure a balanced diet.

–    Healthcare – attend medical, dental and mental health appointments and provide needed support at these appointments, and then to follow doctors orders. Support self-administration of medications.

–    Documentation and records – complete and maintain required documentation and records.

–    Support plans – follow written support plans, including his positive behavior support plan.

–    Financials – follow the written Individual Financial Plan (IFP), includes collecting receipts whenever supporting him with purchases.

–    Team player – work cooperatively as part of a team supporting this young man to be successful in his community; attend team meetings.

–    Job support – provide him with assistance at his job to assure he is focused and doing assigned tasks.

Skills/Qualifications: Sign language skills required; must be dependable, honest & trustworthy; flexible; kind, considerate and patient; team player; maintain attitude of learning; good listener; caring person; minimum High School diploma; good driving record and no criminal history.

Pay/Hours: Pay is dependent upon level of sign language skill; part-time hours to-be-determined.

How to Apply: For more information and to submit your resume, email Scott at: mailto:sallen.st@comcast.net

http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/search.aspx

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Job Announcement
Supervising Teacher II
California School for the Deaf at Riverside

Final filing date: until filled

California Department of Education

Area:    Student Services
Tenure:  Limited Term

Mal Grossinger, Site Superintendent Time Base :    Full Time

Work Schedule
This position is employed 194 working days per school year from mid-August through late June.

Description: Under the direction of the Director of Student Services, the Supervisor of Counseling and Speech Services oversees and supervises the general operations of both the Speech and Counseling Services Departments at CSDR.

Responsibilities:
–    Supervise Counseling, Social Work and Speech and Audiological staff in conducting evaluations and providing services for assigned department/ student caseloads.
–    Consultation with staff, parents and community organizations related to student needs and intervention.
–    Review student referrals to determine appropriate services to be administered. –    Attend Super Cabinet and Student Services staff meetings to discuss issues related to school support services as well as general school wide issues.
–    Conduct Counseling and Speech Services staff meetings to share general school wide information with department and to discuss issues specific to the department.
–    Weekly individual clinical supervision with counseling staff on students who have or need designated instructional services.  Assist staff in providing family and parent intervention as needed.
–    Attend IDT, IEP, and other staff meetings on campus as needed.
–    Supervise Counseling and Speech Services secretary in the overall operations of the department.
–    Oversee school wide Character Counts and Preventative Education programs.
–    Review all written communications of staff that is provided for IEP meetings, letters and reports that are requested of other agencies.
–    Supervise and place college interns with appropriate mentors and complete all required documentation and evaluations required by the universities/colleges.
–    Serve as a Disaster Team Leader for the Counseling staff in all practice drills and in the event of disaster.

Required Qualifications: –    Possession of a Master’s Degree in School Counseling, Administration,  or the equivalent
–    Possession of a California Pupil Personnel Credential (PPS) with authorization as a School Counselor or Clinical License (LMFT, LCSW, LPC) or the equivalent
–    Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and in standard written English
–    Knowledge of Deaf Culture and Community
–    Possession of/or eligibility for an Administrative Credential

Desired Qualifications: –    Training in PAWS and CPI techniques and strategies
–    Knowledge of California state laws and procedures
–    Minimum of 5 years. experience in Counseling, Social Work, Mental Health, or Human Services with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students
–    Minimum of 2 years supervising college interns, clinical license interns or school staff
–    Some knowledge of speech and audiology needs of Deaf and  Hard of hearing students

Salary:    Monthly  $5,392 – $7,223*
*Plus $400 per month or $4800 annually Recruitment & Retention Pay
*Plus $100 per month or $1200 annually upon passing a bilingual fluency examination or upon providing a certified passing score on the ASLPI

Conditions of Employment:
Pre-employment background checks, fingerprints, tuberculosis test, and verification of transcripts and credentials.

How to Apply:
Submit a completed Employee School Application, official transcripts, and copies of credential(s) to:

California School for the Deaf, Riverside 3044 Horace Street
Riverside, CA  92506
Attention:  Jennie Machado
Director of Student Services

Applications are accessible on the Internet ( http://csdr-cde.ca.gov ) in the CSDR Jobs Section, Instructional Application link, or by contacting Mariann Kambouris at (951) 248-7700 ext. 1115 (Voice).

California state government an affirmative action employer-equal
opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin,
ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religion or political
affiliation, age or gender orientation.

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Job Announcement
Athletic Director
California School for the Deaf at Riverside

Final filing date: until filled

California Department of Education

Position:       Teacher Specialist

Area:   Physical Education
Tenure:  Limited Term and/or Permanent

Mal Grossinger, Site Superintendent
Time Base :     Full Time

The Teacher Specialist is employed 194 working days per school year, from mid-August through late June.  The Teacher Specialist is responsible for the Physical Education Curriculum and after-school athletic activities for the school.

General Duties: –    Scheduling games and other events with other schools
–    Recommending/choosing coaches
–    Ensuring that all qualifying conditions are met for each sport
–    Arranging activities for home athletic events
–    Provide leadership in the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of curricula related to Physical Education.

Required Qualifications: –    Fluency in expressive and receptive American Sign Language (ASL): and –    Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree, and possession of, or eligibility for, a valid California Credential.

Desired Qualifications: –    3 years prior full time, working experience in the area of athletics.
–    Strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
.    Knowledge of Varsity and Junior Varsity programs, league, CIF and related organizations; rules and policies.
–    Ability to communicate effectively in standard written English.
–    Experience in curriculum development and Physical Education Standards.

Salary: Monthly* – $4,885 – $6,550
*Plus $400 per month or $4800 annually Recruitment & Retention Pay
*Plus $100 per month or $1200 annually upon passing a bilingual fluency examination or upon providing a certified passing score on the ASLPI

Conditions of Employment:
Pre-employment background checks, fingerprints, tuberculosis test and verification of transcripts and credentials.

How to Apply:
Submit a completed Employee School Application, official transcripts and copies of credential(s) to:

California School for the Deaf, Riverside
3044 Horace Street
Riverside, CA 92506
Attention: Alyce Berard
Director of Instruction

Applications are accessible on the Internet ( http://csdr-cde.ca.gov ) in the CSDR Jobs Section, Instructional Application link, or by contacting Personnel at (951) 248-7700 ext. 1115 (Voice)

California state government an affirmative action employer-equal
opportunity to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin,
ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religion or political
affiliation, age or gender orientation.

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Job Posting
Executive Director
Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
Swarthmore, PA

Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre (DHCC) is an innovative, non-profit
organization with a mission to promote equal communication accessibility
and cultural awareness for Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals
through our highly respected and much utilized sign language interpreting
services. In addition, we provide CART services, sign language classes,
workshops, sensitivity training and advocacy. We are located near
Philadelphia and serve southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and
northern Delaware.

DHCC is searching for a charismatic and dynamic leader to manage our
sustainability and growth. The Executive Director is responsible for
ensuring day-to-day operations including human resources and financial
management, fundraising, public relations and community development. The
successful candidate will possess exemplary skills in organizational,
business and program development. Furthermore, this person must be a
skilled communicator with a passion for DHCC’s mission who can build
partnerships with key stakeholders including Board of Directors, staff,
consumers and interpreters.

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in business, community development, non-profit
management or public administration. Consideration given to other degrees
with appropriate experience

-Minimum of five years experience in a senior management position

-Financial management experience with multi-million dollar budgets

-Proven experience with public relations and fundraising

-Fluent user of American Sign Language (ASL)

-Experience with Deaf and hard of hearing communities and
knowledge of related organizations

-Experience with presentations, program development and community
outreach

-Excellent communication skills and strong written English

-Comprehensive analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
·Excellent organization and interpersonal skills

-Collaborative management style and effective team player

Application Deadline: September 15, 2012 or until filled.

Send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to:

Mr. Larry Brick
Chair of Search Committee
Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre (DHCC)
630 Fairview Road, Suite 100
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Fax: 610 604-0456 Email: mailto:resumes@dhcc.org

For more information about DHCC and the detailed job description visit
http://www.dhcc.org

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position openings
The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

Desktop & Systems Support Specialist
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Teacher (Walden School)
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Residential Counselor
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Overnight Residential Counselor
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Submit resume online at http://www.tlcdeaf.org or email
to mailto:Inquiries@tlcdeaf.org

Please include a complete application packet which includes
a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) as
well as three references and/or three letters of recommendation.

HR Department
The Learning Center for the Deaf
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA 01701

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many open positions The Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

Secondary Secretary (Full-time)
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Secondary English Teacher
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Child Care Worker – Overnight
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Walden School Teacher
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Family Partner (Part-time)
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Therapeutic Mentor (Part-time)
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Submit resume online at http://www.tlcdeaf.org or email
to mailto:Inquiries@tlcdeaf.org

Please include a complete application packet which includes
a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) as
well as three references and/or three letters of recommendation.

HR Department
The Learning Center for the Deaf
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA 01701

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position opening
Superintendent
Illinois School for the Deaf
Jacksonville, IL

position description, qualifications and application procedures at:
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Church Interpreter Wanted . Austin

Interpreter needed for Sunday mornings at Kinney Avenue Christian Fellowship, 1801 Kinney Avenue, 78704    (located off S. Lamar between Barton Springs and Oltorf.)     Hours: 9:30 AM . 12:15 PM.     Possible paid position. Please contact us!

Wendy Dietrich  Email: wendeternal@att.net  Phone: 512-709-1595

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT V/H IMPT  EDUCATION SPECIALIST SENIOR

MS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF Starting Salary:  $32,447.38

The MS School for the Deaf is seeking a V/H Impt Education Specialist Senior, who is fluent in American Sign Language, has State Level III Interpreter Certification or RID National Certification, experience interpreting in a variety of situations, excellent voicing and expressive interpreting skills.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A Master.s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university or Certification, Licensure and/or Registration or Class AA Certification from the Department of Education or

A Bachelor.s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and one year experience in the area assigned by the agency or Class A Certification from the Department of Education

Applicants must apply on line at www.mspb.ms.gov.  (Inquires may be made to Dr. Sandra Edwards at 601-984-8001)

The deadline for application submission is September 25, 2012.

Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by phone.

(Mississippi Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer)

LaGuardia Community College

Program for Deaf Adults

Job Announcement Full-Time Position:  Assistant to Program Coordinator

The Program for Deaf Adults (PDA) is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, administrative assistant for its Continuing Education Programs.  Duties and responsibilities include: assist Program Coordinator with day-to-day program operations; VP and walk-in reception; conduct student intake, screening and placement assessments; provide orientation, introductory workshops, advisement, and referrals; produce marketing materials and surveys; maintain database files, clerical duties and statistical reports.

Qualifications:

Associates Degree required; Bachelors Degree or equivalent preferred Two year minimum administrative experience required in an educational institution or community-based program preferred Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) Excellent English communication and writing skills Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills Detail-oriented, self-motivated, with outstanding organizational skills Ability to understand and follow college policies and procedures Working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & other web-based applications Knowledgeable with electronic marketing, web maintenance, and social media

Hours:            35 hours per week with benefits (Applicants must be able to work from Monday . Thursday evenings until 8 pm and Saturday mornings when courses are offered)

Deadline:        September 27, 2012 or until filled.  At least two professional references are required.

E-mail or fax a current resume along with a cover letter to (no phone calls please):

Kat Daviton-Burland, Assistant Director

Program for Deaf Adults/C 203

LaGuardia Community College

29-10 Thomson Avenue

Long Island City, NY 11101

(718) 609-2069 Fax

katb@lagcc.cuny.edu

http://laguardia.edu/pda/cep/

LaGuardia Community College/CUNY is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and American with Disabilities Act Employer . www.lagcc.cuny.edu

Brigham and Women.s Hospital in Boston has posted positions for ASL/English interpreters for our after hours on call system. Brigham and Women.s provides care to a growing number of Deaf patients who have come to rely on 24 hour access to interpreting services. We are now looking for a few people to help round out our on call team.

We pay a competitive stipend rate for carrying the pager, and have shifts available overnights, 5pm-7am Monday thru Friday as well as weekend coverage round the clock. We also pay hourly differential rates depending on the shift, thus work after 5pm is compensated at a higher rate than work before 5pm and work after 11pm is compensated at an even higher differential rate. Weekends also carry differential rates.

We are looking for RID Certified interpreters with interest and experience in medical environments. The Brigham offers a fast paced working environment, especially in our large Emergency Department.

This position also requires that you live within a 30 minute drive/commute to the hospital, that you have transportation that is available to you overnights and that you are able to commit to at least a few shifts per month.

If you would like more information before applying, please feel free to contact me at this email address. Otherwise, you may apply directly for the position online at the following link

http://careers.brighamandwomens.org/JobDescription.aspx?Back=1&&jobId=2231728

Please consider a position with Brigham and Women.s, and help create access to emergency care for our Deaf patients.

Thank you for your consideration. Looking forward to hearing from applicants soon!

Best,

Susan Stange, MS, CI & CT Brigham and Women.s Hospital Interpreter Services Department 75 Francis St Boston, MA 02215 617 732 6639 Beeper: Call 617 732 5700 and input pager number 11445

Sign Language Interpreter for Arkansas Courts

The Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has an opening for a qualified staff sign language interpreter to provide court interpreting services. This position is Grade C120, and includes state benefits, retirement, and a state-provided car. The position requires extensive travel throughout Arkansas.  The position assists the Director of Court Interpreter Services in providing training to judges, attorneys and court staff and provides education to sign language interpreters who are employed by the courts. Sign language interpreters interested in working for the AOC are asked to submit resumes, letters of interest, and salary requirements to: Mara Simmons, Court Interpreter Services Director, Administrative Office of the Courts, Justice Building, 625 Marshall St., Little Rock, AR 72201, or by email to mara.simmons@arkansas.gov. Interpreters must possess certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., preferred SC:L certification.

Are you interested in empowering DeafBlind people to increase and maintain their independence in the community?

DEAF, Inc..s DeafBlind Community Access Network (DBCAN) program is looking for committed, honest and dependable support providers who meet the following criteria:

North of Boston

A hearing male provider to work weekdays with a Hard of Hearing-Blind consumer who uses speech; and

Deaf, Hard of Hearing or hearing female providers to work weekdays with DeafBlind consumers one of whom uses tactile ASL and the other who uses speech

Western Mass

Deaf, Hard of Hearing or hearing male or female providers to work weekdays and/or weekends with three DeafBlind consumers who use ASL and one Hard of Hearing-Blind consumer who uses speech

Boston area

A hearing female provider to work weekdays with a Hard of Hearing-Blind consumer who uses speech

Providers who are willing to drive within 10 miles to specific areas where the consumers live.

A provider assists a DeafBlind person with personal tasks such as shopping, banking, reading mail, exercise classes, etc. by providing guiding and communication information.

To become a provider, 45-hour training is required and will be offered in Framingham October/November 2012. Upon successful completion of the training, providers will be matched with a DeafBlind consumer and paid $15 per hour plus mileage. You can work with more than one consumer providing that you meet more than one criteria noted above. At least one year commitment is preferred. After working one year with consumer(s), you will receive $100. Ability to follow DBCAN provider policy is critical.

Deadline to apply is October 1, 2012. For an application form or if you have questions, please contact Jean Healy at jhealy@deafinconline.org or 617-254-4041 tty/v.

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