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DeafDigest Blue – February 7, 2010

DeafDigest Blue - February 7, 2010

Blue Edition              Barry Strassler, Editor
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The DeafDigest is divided into Blue and Gold sections, both
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Blue section.

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- Dedication

   DeafDigest dedicates this edition to Jack Holt who departed
us. After graduating from Ohio School for the Deaf, he took
engineering courses at Youngstown University and then
spent his lifetime at the Leetonia Tool Company, moving
up the ranks, becoming a plant superintendent and then as
company secretary/treasurer. This tool company, still
in business, delivers its products to many shops across
the country.


- Hot Newspaper stories during the week:

Gerald "Bummy " Burstein honored at Riverside
http://deafdigest.com/burstein/

Nice newspaper story about captioners
http://deafdigest.com/captioners 



- Very Hot News

   Stoke-on-Trent (population 260,000), a British city 
within the boundaries of Staffordshire, in United 
Kingdom, is coming up with its Citizen of the Century 
honors. One of the nominees is Jack Ashley. Late 
deafened at the age of 45, he served as the nation's 
first completely deaf MP (1966-1992). Upon becoming 
deaf, he fought for the rights of the deaf. During 
his peak years, he was honored by Gallaudet and by 
the NAD. The Deaf American magazine (no longer in
existence) ran numerous articles on him.

- Sunday January 31st

   In Japan, a company is working on a fire alarm
for the deaf, and it is not a strobe but a "stink
odor" alarm! The stink comes from the wasabi, which is
a popular Japanese horseradish. Will it be better
than the strobe?
   Good question!


- Monday February 1st

   She left William Woods University, Fulton, Missouri
12 years ago and is now back at the same university.
This refers to Dr. Barbara O'Brian Garrett, past
ASL English interpreting department chair and 
associate professor of ASL. In these 12 years she
has been around - North Central University, 
been in private practice, and as professional
mentor at various agencies in Minneapolis. 


- Tuesday February 2nd

   A Kentucky state senator introduced a bill requiring
that multi-screen movie houses (5 more screens) must
reserve one screen for captioning. Will it pass?
Stay tuned.


- Wednesday February 3rd

   Jay Alan Zimmerman, the deaf composer, will convert 
singers' voices into graphics at the Times Square Gallery
in Manhattan between February 23rd and March 16th. He 
will be using special computer software to accomplish 
this feat.


(Thursday-Saturday Hot Deaf News will be in the Gold edition)

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:
  
   It is Super Bowl time this weekend. If you are not seeing
captions on any of these Super Bowl commercials, do report
these to DeafDigest at mailto:barry@deafdigest.com
   Thank you very much.

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A LAWSUIT IRONY
   There is an irony with a lawsuit a deaf woman filed
against an Ear, Nose and Throat medical clinic.
   That clinic refused to provide her with an interpreter;
she sued and won.
   The irony is that the Ear, Nose and Throat medical clinic
works with many deaf patients, and they should be familiar
with their interpreting needs!
   Why did they refuse? We will never know.

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The program includes two cohorts: 

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These two cohorts take most of their classes together throughout 
the two year program. The need for qualified rehabilitation 
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Graduates from this program find employment in such professional 
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The placement rate nation-wide for recent graduates is 96 - 100%.

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MAKING POLITICAL CONTACTS
   Every deaf service agency needs a lot of money.
Also, every school for the deaf needs a lot of money.
   Political contacts with the state legislators are
very important.
   One superintendent of a deaf school made his
own political contacts. He visited the offices of
all legislators in his home state. That state has
almost 200 legislators. This means 200 visits
with legislators' offices.
   He would not talk about his school for the
deaf. He would just introduce himself as the
deaf school superintendent, and then they would
talk about anything - baseball, fishing, lousy
weather, great restaurants, etc, etc.
   Every year when the legislators vote on
the school budget, they all remember who the
superintendent is!


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of each DeafDigest edition)

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BLESSED TO BE DEAF?
   DeafDigest editor and his wife live in a Washington, DC
condominium.
   Posted on the condominium bulletin board was this:

Were you bothered by the noise last weekend. This issue
will be discussed at the meeting

   The noise was because of overnight construction
outside on the streets.
   A blessing to be deaf?

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SOMETIMES TWO INTERPRETERS ARE NOT ENOUGH
   Interpreters normally work in a team, where one
interpreter replaces the other every 15-20 minutes.
   Sometimes two interpreters is not enough - and
in that case we may need as many as three or even
four interpreters working as a single team!
   Said an observer after a fast paced city council
meeting with deaf observers in attendance:

the pace was so fast that the interpreters worked like 
a tag team and were still both mentally and physically 
exhausted

   Why not three or four interpreters? Money, of course!



DOMINOES AND POKER
   Last week's DeafDigest asked if deaf people play
dominoes.
   A DeafDigest subscriber from South Florida said
that deaf immigrants of the Caribbean islands (Haiti,
Dominican Republic and Jamaica) play dominoes. The
Americans, he said, on the other hand, play poker!


PERSPECTIVE OF A DEAF COMEDIAN
   Steve Day, the famous British comedian, is deaf.
His skits focus on one theme - the dilemma of being
a deaf man in a hearing world.
   Dilemma? No, Steve is totally wrong. The dictionary
defines dilemma as facing two choices, both of which
are unacceptable.
   The correct word would be inconvenienced but that
we work our way around these daily inconveniences that
are second nature to us.


A QUESTION ABOUT VIDEO RELAY THAT YOU WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Q. Is FCC doing a good job with our video relay services?

A. Depends. FCC has to deal with finances, regulations
and corporation officers.



WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

a comment like this - 

I guess you learn a lot from the subject matter from 
interpreting this lecture





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



COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR - continuing series

People who become court reporters, captioners, and CART providers
come from many different backgrounds.  Some go to court reporting
school immediately after high school, but there are increasing
numbers of people in the profession who have followed other paths 
to get there. 

There are some who have bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and
even Ph.D.s and other advanced degrees who have decided that their
real love is captioning, CART providing, or court reporting.  They
have returned to court reporting school and learned steno theory 
and practiced in order to achieve their goal.  

Even for people with advanced degrees, becoming a court reporter,
CART provider, or captioner takes a lot of practice.  In order to
achieve their goals faster, people with great determination may write
on their steno machines all day in school and then go home in the
evening and practice some more.  Some very determined people end up
spending more than eight hours a day practicing in order to increase
their speed. 

The faster one achieves the high speeds necessary to graduate from 
a court reporting program, the quicker he or she will be able to
achieve the goal of being a CART provider, captioner, or a court
reporter.  

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I THOUGHT THE DEAF COULD.......

all be speech readers




we all get easily confused between lip reading and
speech reading as the line of distinction between
both are somewhat blurred


when a hearing person never meets a deaf person in his life
his knowledge of the deaf are often wrong

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HEALTH AND ADVOCACY INFORMATION
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Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing are
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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!

   The Baltimore Examiner, a free daily handout newspaper,
ran an article saying that continued exposure to excessive
noise will not only make you deaf but make you more sick.
   To read the article, click on:
http://deafdigest.com/noiseillness/

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The Deaf and the Law

Location:
New York

Case:
In 1997 a federal judge said the city's plan to remove
all fire alarm boxes would violate civil rights of
the deaf. 

Result:
Since the city wants to remove all fire alarm
boxes to save money, the city council is considering
ways to change the law and to meet the approval
of the federal courts.


Comment: 
the city is arguing that we, the deaf, have new
technology that makes fire boxes unnecessary

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DeafADA Issue of the Week:

If your doctor tells you to bring your own
interpreter, he is wrong - and would be
liable under ADA regulations

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The Captioning Blunder of the Week:

the Hot males (meals) on Wheels program

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What became of?

Claudia Gordon

- past

basketball star, Lexington School for the Deaf

- present

attorney & senior policy advisor, Department of 
Homeland Security, Washington, DC



mailto:barry@deafdigest.com with "past" and
"present" details


..

News of the Week - Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

   Peter Bailey, the dean of students at the American School
for the Deaf, is a pager coach in basketball.
   Pager coaching? Yes. He coaches the men's basketball
team at the Greater Hartford Club of the Deaf. He couldn't
coach his team's big game against Worcester because of a
birthday party conflict (his son's). The assistant
coach couldn't make it either.
   With neither coach on hand the team struggled against
Worcester. Out of desperation the team paged him, asking
him what to do during half time. Taking remote control charge
Peter made some strategical moves. It helped as his
team exploded in the second half to win easily.
   Said Peter "Can you believe how much the technology
means to this world?"
   Oh, yes, his son's birthday party went well!

(editor's note: Peter is now at The Learning Center 
for the Deaf, Framingham, MA)

..

News of the Week - Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

   Doug Bullard passed away of cancer. He was the
author of a novel "Islay", a satire of a Deaf man
founding a nation, of which a majority of residents
were deaf. This novel was published in 1986.
   It was the only novel he wrote. And he was years
ahead of his time - because there is a current
movement in South Dakota to establish a "sign
language town".

(editor's note: the plans to establish a sign
language town in South Dakota has since then
been abandoned)

....

Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

Rahm Emanuel, the White House Chief of Staff,
called the proposal from a group of Democrats
"retarded."

This word got the Special Olympics people upset.
Rahm immediately apologized for saying that
word. Rahm even promised to help to make that
word obsolete.

Suppose Rahm called us deaf-mute or deaf-dumb,
would he apologize to us? Doubt it since our
deaf organizations do not have that much of
a clout, if any, with the White House.

Special Olympics, of course, has the clout.

..

A Vocational Rehabilitation counselor's great news:

You are offered early retirement with a higher than normal
retirement check...even though you are only three years away to
qualify for retirement.

..

A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

The Subway sandwich chain now offers breakfast 
specials

you write in your order for eggs and cheese

the immigrant counterman says something like

no arghs

You just do not understand what he is saying,
and insist he write it down on paper. He
continues to say "no arghs" despite you telling
him of your deafness and your inability to
understand him. The line gets longer and
longer.

The counterman gives up and asks an American,
standing next in line, to interpret for him.

The American says "no eggs are available"


The letter e and the letters argh both require
different mouth and lip movements.

if you have lipreading tales, please share these with
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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position opening
Executive Director
The New York School for the Deaf (Fanwood)

The Board of Trustees of the New York School for the Deaf, known as 
Fanwood, seeks an experienced and visionary leader to assume the role of 
Executive Director on or about July 1, 2010.  Fanwood, established in 
1817, is the oldest school for the deaf in New York and the second oldest 
in the United States. 

With support of the Board of Trustees, primary responsibilities of the 
Head of School include:

- Visionary leadership for continuous improvement , enhancement, and 
expansion of instructional and support programs for students and families

- With the Comptroller, preparing budgets and corresponding 
recommendations and submitting them to the Board for approval

- With Board-designated attorneys, representing the school in labor 
negotiations.

- Advocating the school?s interests to state legislators and 
maintaining a close relationship with the State Education Department to 
support the school's objectives

- Representing the school through active participation in local and 
state activities and organizations related to the mission of NYSD

- Collaborating with like schools for the Deaf to share best 
practices and ensure sustainability of schools serving Deaf students

- Encouraging financial support through friend building and fund 
raising activities from individuals, foundations, businesses, 
professionals, and educational communities

- Promoting the school to the Deaf community and other supporters 
and friends through social and educational events, gatherings and 
performances

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
- Graduate degree in Deaf Education, Educational Administration or a 
closely related field.

- Minimum of five years of demonstrated successful administrative 
experience in an educational setting for Deaf individuals

- Articulate in American Sign Language and English 

- Possession of or eligibility for appropriate New York State 
Administration Certification is preferred 

Qualified candidates should submit resumes by April 1, 2010 to:
mailto:searchcommittee@nysd.net

Names of prospective candidates can also be submitted to 
search committee Co-Chair Alexis Kashar at: 
mailto:searchcommittee@nysd.net

All resumes will be treated confidentially

New York School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunities
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Pittsburgh, PA & Central PA

At WPSD, "Our kids come first."  We are looking for people to join
our staff who share this commitment and are willing to work with the
goal of providing our students with the best education, residential
and support services possible.

If you share our commitment to students, please visit
our web site at http://www.wpsd.org for descriptions of the following
job openings at WPSD

- ASL Teacher
- Early Intervention Teacher (Part Time) at  Central PA

Excellent salary and benefit packages available.  Sign Language skills,
FBI clearance, PA Act 34 and 151 Child Abuse clearances are required
for all positions.

Send letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources
Western PA School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15218-1469

Email:  mailto:hshirey@wpsd.org

EOE

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position opening
Deaf Services Manager 
BJC Behavioral Health
St Louis, MO

for position description and application procedures,
please click on:

http://deafdigest.com/bjcdeaf/

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(2/7/10 updated closing dates)

Employment vacancies
Sch Spch-lang Pathologist
Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf,
Wilson, NC

to view these vacancies please visit our website at:

http://osp.its.state.nc.us/dhhssearchresults3a.asp?vacancykey=4421

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

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(updated February 7th)

- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT GLAD !! -

- Job Developer/Interpreter - Crenshaw, CA

- Community Interpreter - Los Angeles, 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 Specialist
Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

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

E-mail: mailto:jfetterman@gladinc.org

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position opening
Independent Living Advisor
Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc
Salisbury, Maryland

Full/Part Time

Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc. is a growing organization 
that promotes access to services and resources for residents of the
Eastern Shore of Maryland who are deaf or hard of hearing and 
provides opportunities for full participation in all aspects of
community life.

Responsibilities: Provide training in independent living skills, 
such as: teaching personal and household management, budgeting 
skills, TTY training, accessing and utilizing communication 
resources, medication administration and developing community 
relationships.

Requirements: Fluency in American Sign Language and written 
English, High School degree required. Demonstrates competency 
in independent living skills, Valid driver's license required 
and good driving record. Flexibility in working hours required.

Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Pension, Life, 
Vacation, sick and personal leave, Healthy Lifestyle Benefit

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of 
references to :          

Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc.
Human Resources Department
806 Snow Hill Road
Salisbury, Maryland 21804

or fax to 410-543-4874.

Position is open until filled

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Dubuque, IA

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International Consultant
Republic of Georgia 

not to be confused with Georgia, USA

http://deafdigest.com/jobsb/

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Audiology Support
Seattle, WA

http://deafdigest.com/jobsc/

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Personal Support - developmentally disabled adults
Seattle, WA

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