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DeafDigest Blue – January 17, 2010

DeafDigest Blue - January 17, 2010

Blue Edition              Barry Strassler, Editor
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- Dedication

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to Anacleto
(Koni) Battad, a native of Hawaii and resident
of Eugene, Oregon who departed us. His background 
over the years was fascinating and diverse - a 
Gallaudet student, a forest fire fighter, Hawaiian 
middleweight boxing champion, Deaflympics volleyball 
participant, registered nurse, teacher's aide and 
educational books artist. 

DeafDigest also dedicates this edition to two
individuals in the PAM community (Pathological, 
Audiological, and Medical professionals that work 
with the deaf). Both Dr. Mary Rose, St. Petersburg, FL
and Ira J. Hirsh, Ph.D., Durham, NC both have
departed us. They were duly acknowledged by their
peers in the PAM community for their work on
deafness issues.


- Hot Newspaper stories during the week:

Overcoming Disability at a hearing college
http://deafdigest.com/collegestruggles/
* has DeafDigest editor's comments at the bottom


A sign language doctor in Garrett County, Maryland
http://deafdigest.com/garrett/
* has DeafDigest editor's comments at the bottom


- Very Hot News

The Great Plains Schools for the Deaf Conference
has gained a new member in Wisconsin School
for the Deaf. This conference fields sports in
football, volleyball, basketball and track.


- Sunday January 10th

Apple's latest hot device, that one that is activated
on the screen via hand movements, was suggested as the
ideal one for ASL users


- Monday January 11th

there was a story in a newspaper that Andrew Wong and 
his research team claimed that ASL users speak as fast 
as hearing speakers. The story, however, did not 
say where the group was coming from. Anyway, DeafDigest
is not surprised because we have ASL interpreters, with
maybe 3 or 4 hand movements, would tell us what a
long winded hearing speaker is trying to say!



- Tuesday January 12th

Every year there are legislative sessions everywhere in 
USA that introduce deaf-related bills. One such bill in
Maryland is requiring public TV's to show captions.
This bill is up for debate on January 20th. What this
means is that bartenders cannot turn off captions at
the request of patrons who do not want captions at all!

- Wednesday January 13th

The federal appeals court have listened to the oral
arguments in the Arizona captioned movies case to
determine if ADA regulations were being followed
or broken.

http://deafdigest.com/arizonacaptions/
* has deaf attorney's comments at the bottom


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

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

Two implants better than one?

A researcher argues in favor of double implants
instead of single implants. Do read the story.

http://deafdigest.com/twoimplants/

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TWO HALF-DEAF ACTORS IN A MOVIE
   Many years ago, famous actor Richard Widmark
was deaf in one ear. Also, another famous actor
Jimmy Stewart was deaf in one ear.
   Making it worse was that director John Ford
was late deafened.
   Both Widmark and Stewart worked together on
one movie, directed by Ford.
   It was confusing. In one scene, Stewart and
Widmark were placed across the room. Stewart's
deaf ear was opposite Widmark's deaf ear - and
they could not easily communicate with each
other. And they could not hear the commands
by Ford!
   The cameraman had to use hand signals
to tell these two actors what to do!

- for ASL News version, please click on:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-half/

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

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who have a disability or who are Deaf or hard of hearing?

Are you a bright and motivated student who wants a M.S. degree?
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Western Oregon University's Rehabilitation Counselor Education 
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who have disabilities or who are Deaf or hard of hearing.  

The program includes two cohorts: 

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2) rehabilitation with a Deaf and hard of hearing focus (RCD). 

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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and click on Rehabilitation Counselor Education.

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Coordinator
Rehabilitation Counselor Education
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR 97361

mailto:RCEInfo@wou.edu

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LOOKING FOR A TTY IN A HOSPITAL
   About 25 years ago, DeafDigest editor was
visiting his mother, who was in a hospital. He
needed to use a TTY to make a telephone call.
There was a TTY sign on the hospital wall,
but the hospital people did not know where
the TTY was located.
   The hospital people had to make many phone
calls to try to locate the TTY. The wait was
about an half hour. Finally they found the
TTY - but it was located in one building
on the huge hospital grounds. It took a very
long walk from one hospital building to another
hospital building to locate the TTY.
   Altogether, it took about an hour. That was
25 years ago; we are lucky we have pagers and
laptops that make communications much easier
for us!

- for ASL News version, please click on:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-tty/

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




WHAT IS COALITIION OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS FOR DEAF CHILDREN?
   A new group was formed about 7-8 years ago, and 
it is the CPSDC, which stands fro Coalition of Private 
Schools for Deaf Children.
   What is CPSDC? Facilitator Don Rhoten, who oversees
the schools for the deaf in Pittsburgh and Scranton,
said:

It was established because private schools have specific 
topics that are different than state owned schools - marketing, 
fund raising, endowment managing, etc. We meet twice a year.
Active members are Western Pennsylvania SD, New York SD,
Pennsylvania SD, Rochester SD, Willie Ross, St Rita's,
The Learning Center, American SD, Austine SD, Lexington
SD, Beverly SD and Cleary SD.


COMMENTS ABOUT CAPTIONS AND SUBTITLES
   We watch movies with captions; we watch movies
with subtitles.
   Why captions? Why subtitles? The comment by a
writer is interesting, so click on:

http://deafdigest.com/subtitles/

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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS REFUSING TO DEAL WITH THE DEAF
   We all know about these relay scams affecting
financial institutions and merchants. As a result
we, the deaf, face hurdles when trying to do business
over the telephone.
   DeafDigest editor has been equally frustrated in
recent weeks when trying to resolve routine issues
through the telephone.
   They requested that the DeafDigest editor use the
TTY to contact them directly. Oh, so 1960's and 1970's
these TTYs are, yet these corporate headquarters doesn't
get it. We use the TTY as much as they use the
old fashioned typewriters!
   And they would not accept emails, faxes, instant
messages. Just the TTY, they continue to insist.
   This problem will get worse before it will get
better.


TESTING THE WHISTLE
   A whistle manufacturer wanted to run tests on
their latest whistle. The manufacturer said their
newest whistle is the best in the world, but needed
tests to prove it.
   Where was the whistle tested? It was at the
Central Institute for the Deaf. Why would the
campus of a school for the deaf be used for
whistle tests?
   Good question, since we, the deaf, cannot
hear without our hearing aids or our CI's!
And not every deaf kid has either a hearing
aid or a CI.



A QUESTION ABOUT VIDEO RELAY THAT YOU WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Q. Do deaf professionals really benefit from video
relay services?

A. Very certainly so. Hearing clients do not want to
rely on much slower text-to-voice communications.



WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

always being asked this question:

is the sign language the same anywhere in the world?





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



COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR - continuing series

If you have a complaint about closed captioning, we have discussed
that you first should complain to your TV distributor or to the TV
station.  After you have complained to your TV distributor or the TV
station, then it may be time to file a complaint with the FCC. 

The FCC's Web site gives these instructions about what to do after
complaining to the TV distributor about a problem with closed
captioning:

If the video programming distributor fails to respond to your written
complaint or a dispute remains after the time allowed for the
distributor to respond, you can send your complaint to the FCC as
indicated below. There is no charge for filing a complaint with the
FCC. When forwarding your complaint to the FCC, you must send an
original and two copies within 30 days of the deadline for the TV
distributor to respond - that is, within 30 days after the 45 day
period in which the TV distributor should reply to your written
complaint.

Your complaint to the FCC should include a signed letter from you
showing that you first sent a written complaint and supporting facts
or evidence to the video programming distributor. Also, you must mail
a copy of the complaint and supporting evidence that you send to the
FCC to the video programming distributor (to let the distributor know
you have now complained to the FCC). Supporting evidence may include
videotapes, copies of schedules showing the CC logo for programming
that was shown without closed captioning, or other material.

You can file your complaint using an on-line complaint form found at
http://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints.htm

You can also file your complaint with the FCC Consumer Center by 
e-mailing mailtoLfccinfo@fcc.gov ; calling 1-888-CALL-FCC 
(1-888-225-5322) voice or 1-888-TELL-FCC (1-888-835-5322) TTY; 
faxing 1-866-418-0232; or writing to:

Federal Communications Commission
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau
Consumer Inquiries and Complaints Division
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20554

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updated every Monday

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

have always be able to read lips



(not every deaf person is an adept lip readers)

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

(series to continue for a number of weeks)

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http://www.healthbridges.info  announcement

HEALTH AND ADVOCACY INFORMATION
FOR PERSON WHO ARE DEAF, DEAF-BLIND, AND HARD OF HEARING:

Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing are
grossly underserved by both the physical health and the 
behavioral health care system.  In many  cases, the patient 
as well as the health care provider who may provide service 
to them, is unaware of laws that mandate the provision of 
accommodations in the health care setting so that all
persons have equal access to health related information.

A new web site called http://www.healthbridges.info
was created by people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and hard 
of hearing.  

Each month the topics discussed will change.
      
Please visit the site and let us know about topics that you 
want to learn more about.

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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!

A perfect game for deaf gamers?

read the story at:
http://deafdigest.com/gamers/

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The Deaf and the Law

Affirmative Action is another tool that we,
the deaf, use to fight discrimination and to
achieve First Class citizenship rights.

What does a deaf attorney, who is in private
practice, have to say about Affirmative
Action?

He said:

I personally probably would not have been accepted to 
a Ivy League college and a prestigious law school
without a little bit of Affirmative Action, so I'm for it.

A lot depends on what exactly you're talking about for AA.  
Quotas or set-asides have been enormously unpopular and 
are probably a nonstarter. But bonus points for being a 
minority, or a disability seems politically acceptable.

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DeafADA Issue of the Week:

National ADA Symposium
June 20-23, 2010
Denver, Colorado

The National ADA Symposium has earned the reputation as the most
comprehensive conference available on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

- learn the latest information available on the ADA regulations and
guidelines.

- find solutions to their specific issues

- network with other participants

- get practical, applicable training (95% of attendees report they can
apply what they have learned to their jobs)

The 2010 ADA Symposium will include:

48 sessions on a variety of significant issues related to the Americans
with Disabilities Act.

- Dynamic, interactive training.

Presenters include representatives from the United States Dept. of Justice
Labor, Education, and Transportation, the EEOC, and the U.S. Access Board.

Opportunities for networking with people directly involved in ADA
implementation throughout the United States.

Special activities in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the ADA.

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The Captioning Blunder of the Week:


this is Morocco (Montgomery) County

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What became of?

Andrew "Aw" F. Metz

- past

football running back, Hofstra University; one of the
rare deaf football players that jumped from deaf school
level to a NCAA-IAA level; he played during the eighties

- present

founder, zteM Education Institution, which empowers
Professionals by increasing the effectiveness and 
professionalism of the interpreters that work with them


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


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News of the Week - Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

     Wil Rhys has resigned from his position as the
Artistic Director of the National Theatre of the Deaf.
Question now is - who is going to replace him? A deaf
artistic director or a hearing artistic director?

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News of the Week - Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

   Years ago, during World War I and World War II years
a beehive of deaf employment activity was the tire
factories of Akron, especially Goodyear Tire and
Rubber Company.
   An era has come to an end. The last deaf employee
retired after 40 years of employment. This honor of
being the last one belongs to Jim Bittner, whom
basketball fans would immediately recognize. Jim, 6-6
tall, turned down collegiate basketball offers to play
ball at Gallaudet, and he was notorious for his wicked
elbows, keeping opposing defenders out of the way.
   Jim never played football. But had he joined the
Goodyear plant in the early 1920's he would have
been pressed into service as a member of the
mighty Goodyear Silents championship semi-pro
football teams.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

So Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is in 
trouble for making an inappropriate remark, what
about us the deaf?

How many times have we, the deaf, been described
as deaf-mute or deaf-dumb, not behind our backs,
but to our faces! These people get away with
no punishment.

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A Vocational Rehabilitation counselor's great news:

You are married to a spouse who, fortunately, is 
understanding on the long hours you work at VR.


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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

- did he say man

or

- did he say men


depending on the context of the sentence, catching
or not catching man or men can make a huge difference
in the meaning


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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position opening
Jr. Video Production Specialist
Purple
Rocklin, CA

Reports to:     Sr. Director of Marketing Communications
Department:     Marketing Communications
FLSA Status:    Hourly, Non-Exempt
Location:       Rocklin, CA

for position description and application procedures,
please click on:

http://deafdigest.com/purple-job/

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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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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
St Albans Regional Program
St Albans, VT

Time Base: Full time

Qualifications:  
- Degree in Deaf Education, MA preferred.  ASL fluency and English 
proficiency

- VT Teaching license in Special Education and /or area of 
teaching assignment.

- Knowledge of child development. Knowledge of curriculum and 
assessment.

- Ability to apply classroom management and discipline techniques

Responsibilities:  
- Teach all levels/content areas of elementary education.

- Prepare lesson plans/curricula to meet IEP goals and objectives 
in accordance with the VT Framework of Standards and Learning 
Opportunities.

- Maintain an effective, orderly attractive and appropriately 
stimulating classroom.

- Promote social, cognitive, emotional and physical growth in 
students.

Please send letter of interest and resume to  Jen Bostwick at 
mailto:jbostwick@vcdhh.org           

Or mail to: 
Jen Bostwick
St Albans Regional Program
147 Knight Lane
Williston, VT 05495

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position opening
Asst Head Football Coach/Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Department: Athletics Department
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Job Number: HR-09111
Date Posted: 12/14/2009
Salary Range: $51,974 to $93,408 (11 months)
Status: Accepting applications

full information is at:
http://deafdigest.com/deafdigestsports010210#JobOpening

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(1/17/10 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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job postings
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, CA

- American Sign Language Instructor
(Part-Time, Contract-based) - San Jose and San Leandro) 

to read on job description and on application procedures,
click on: 
http://www.dcara.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15&Itemid=30

- Director of Community Relations

to read on job description and on application procedures,
click on http://deafdigest.com/dcarajob

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(updated January 17th)

- EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT GLAD !! -

- Job Developer/Interpreter-- Crenshaw, CA

- Job Developer/Interpreter-Rancho Cucamonga, 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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unspecified position
DuPage Center for Independent Living
Glen Ellyn, IL

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/job1/

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Community/Medical Interpreter
Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/job3/


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JCCD is hiring!
Montgomery, Alabama

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/job5/

to get list of open positions and to make contact

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ASL instructor, 10/hrs week
Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Allston, MA

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/job7/

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interpreter
Deer Valley Unified School District
Arizona

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/job9/

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