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DeafDigest Blue – January 24, 2010

DeafDigest Blue - January 24, 2010

Blue Edition              Barry Strassler, Editor
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The DeafDigest is divided into Blue and Gold sections, both
ranked equal in contents, features and ads. This is the
Blue section.

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- Dedication

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to all people
that perished in the earthquake


DeafDigest dedicates this edition to George DeVilbiss,
formerly of Northern Virginia, who departed us.
Not deaf, he was, by trade, an electrical engineer,
who liked to tinker with devices that would help
the deaf and the hard of hearing. He was well known
in the Washington, DC hard of hearing community.



- Request for donations for deaf victims of earthquake
in Haiti

Friends of Montfort, Inc
PO Box 314
Merrick, New York 11566-0314

It is a non-profit agency that support the deaf and 
the deaf-blind in Haiti. More information is at:

http://www.friendsofmontfort.org

Donations are tax-deductible



- Hot Newspaper stories during the week:

Hurwitz's first open letter to Gallaudet alumni
http://deafdigest.com/gallaudetalumni/

Cochlear Implants linked to trauma in children?
http://deafdigest.com/citrauma/



- Very Hot News

NAD urges us to give support to Haiti earthquake victims
http://deafdigest.com/haitiearthquake/

- Sunday January 17th

It was learned that Disability Rights Advocates, which
is a legal advocacy agency in California's Bay Area,
is interested in hearing from us, the deaf, on being
hung up on relay calls from financial institutions.
An example was Wells Fargo hanging up on us repeatedly.


- Monday January 18th

Halloween Haunting and Deafness go hand in hand at
Oregon School for the Deaf. This school will be
hosting the first annual West Coast Haunters 
Convention this coming May. The more the school
haunts the more money it brings in during fund
raising drives, in which they have been doing
very well for the past 22 years.


- Tuesday January 19th

A team of researchers at Sweden is working on a special
gadget that would allow the deaf-blind to "hear"
via skin vibrations.

The story is at:
http://deafdigest.com/monitor/


- Wednesday January 20th

A while ago the District of Columbia police department
was thinking of disbanding its special units to deal
with special communities. One of the units slated for
closing was the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit.
It was announced that these special units will
continue as is - much to the relief of deaf and
hard of hearing residents of Washington, DC.


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

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

Teachers that teach ASL as first language for the deaf
and the hard of hearing were able to swap ideas and
tips at the first time ever American Sign Language
Round-table (ASLRT). This event took place at Fremont,
California this week.

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DEAF AGENCY DIRECTORS
   Almost every city has a deaf service agency. Some
deaf service agency directors are hearing; some
deaf service agency directors are deaf.
   Makes no difference if the director is hearing or
deaf.
   What surprises DeafDigest is that some directors
"know nothing" about national deaf news that are
hot. They know a lot about home town deaf news that
are hot, but not about national hot deaf news.
   It is important that all directors keep up
with national hot deaf news because it may
affect their own home town deaf programs.


- for ASL News version, please click on:
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(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)

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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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FAMOUS HEARING AUTHOR OF DEAF BOOKS
   Few years ago DeafDigest editor was introduced
to a famous hearing man who wrote a few deaf books
(psychology, sociology, Deaf Culture, etc.
   He and the famous author sat down for a meal,
and both were chatting with each other.
   It was a big shock to DeafDigest editor that
the famous author knew very little about the
deaf. The material for his books was based
on heavy research, but he could not answer
simple questions about deafness in general!
   That famous author is still traveling in
USA and giving talks about deafness.
   DeafDigest editor does not want to tell
you that person's name!


- for ASL News version, please click on:
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(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)


EARTHQUAKE CODES AND THE DEAF
   All buildings in the world must comply with
earthquake codes. Unfortunately these codes
come at cost. Poor nations cannot afford to 
retro-fit their buildings to make these
structures earthquake-proof. Tragically, Haiti
is an example.
   What about us, the deaf? DeafDigest editor
remembers Los Angeles Club of the Deaf (LACD) 
when he lived in the area for a short time in 
the sixties. LACD was the focal point of deaf
social life in the Los Angeles area.
   The club shut down because the city of Los
Angeles required all structures to retrofit to
meet the the earthquake code. To retrofit would
bankrupt the club - and so, the club building
was sold.


AN UNUSUAL PROFESSION FOR A DEAF-BLIND INDIVIDUAL
   Merv Cox, who is deaf-blind and a resident of
New Zealand, has an unusual profession.
   He is a landscape gardener. Been doing that
for 30 years with the assistance of his hearing
aids.
   He said:

Some people write me off without giving me a chance;
that's not just uncalled for, it's wrong. I'm as
good as the rest
   
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THE UGLY SIDE TO A FAMOUS MAN
   Warren Buffett is a famous man, the world's most successful
investor. Every famous person has an ugly side.
   What was Buffett's ugly side? He closed down Berkshire Hathaway
that provided employment to 400 textile employees. 
   Many of these employees became deaf over the years because of
the plant noise. Buffett refused to face them in person,
and for that, they called him heartless.


DEAF PHARMACISTS, HEARING PHARMACISTS
   We have a number of deaf individuals that are
employed as pharmacists.
   The field of pharmacy has changed drastically
for the past 15 years. Some may confuse pharmacists
as physicians. Things pharmacists do these days
were not what they were doing years ago:

- giving shots
- health screening tests
- health counseling
- dispensing with medical advice

   Do deaf pharmacists perform the same duties
as hearing pharmacists or are they stuck behind
the counter filling these prescriptions or do 
they go out in the front and interact with
worried hearing patients?



A QUESTION ABOUT VIDEO RELAY THAT YOU WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Q. What advantage would video relay services have over 
traditional relay services?

A. Touch-tone systems and voice recognition systems are
not possible via traditional relay services.





WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

being challenged with this challenging question:

I counted the number of gestures you made and tried to
match it with the words and noticed you do not gesture
every spoken word. Do you deliberately leave out words
while interpreting?






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



COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR - continuing series

Some people have asked if captioners are ever asked  to cover
assignments at the last minute, with little or no time 
to prepare.

The answer to that is, yes, it happens because of illness, 
equipment failure, emergency news coverage, and many other 
reasons.  

Hopefully, the captioner will have some familiarity with the 
assignment because he or she captioned a similar or related 
assignment before.

When 9/11 happened, captioners were captioning across the country 
"by the seat of their pants."  Many had never encountered "al-Qaeda" 
or many other related terms in their work before.  Also, many 
brand-new, in-training captioners were thrown on the air at that 
time because of the round-the-clock news coverage.  The experienced 
captioners just couldn't keep going 24 hours a day.

Recently, we have seen expanded news coverage and special programs
related to the tragic earthquake in Haiti, and captioners have had 
to step in to cover those assignments.  

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

sign as well as they could speak, write and lipread


(whoa, sign language, speaking and lipreading are
three completely different issues; some deaf can
master one but not the other and vice versa)


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
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 
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A new web site called http://www.healthbridges.info
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    for an interpreter in case of emergency

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 *  Resources and valuable links about how to find important
    information about emotional and substance abuse topics

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!

In the case of the tragic Haiti earthquakes, are we seeing
a Nero that fiddled while Rome burned? This is in reference
to the Royal Caribbean yacht that docked at a port in
Haiti in midst of the earthquake bedlam. What about it?

Adam Goldstein, the Royal Caribbean CEO, defended the
docking of his yacht. It is the same Adam Goldstein that
thumbed his nose at deaf tourists desperate for interpreters
while on cruises. While he acknowledges the ADA regulations
on cruises that start or end in USA, he thumbs his nose at
cruises that originate outside of the American boundaries. 

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The Deaf and the Law

Legal Rights of Individuals with Hearing Loss

http://deafdigest.com/legalrights/

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DeafADA Issue of the Week:

the article above addresses these ADA issues, too!

http://deafdigest.com/legalrights/

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The Captioning Blunder of the Week:

Obama worked at the Soup Kimpen (Kitchen)

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What became of?


Mike Stinson


- past

a struggling deaf student at University of California 
Santa Barbara, who did not use sign language at all

- present

an earned doctorate at University of Michigan,
with acquired sign language skills; involved with
the classroom captioning systems used in programs
for the deaf and the hard of hearing


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


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News of the Week - Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

   Larry Puthoff, the former superintendent of the South
Dakota School for the Deaf and now with the Communication
Service of the Deaf, is working on a huge project - a
book on the history of the deaf in South Dakota. The
DEAFDIGEST editor is going to ask for a copy of that book
once it is completed.

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News of the Week - Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

   The most thrilling aspect of the Martin Luther
King Day, as far as we, the deaf, are concerned
was the showing of a PBS film documentary about
him.
   Why was it thrilling? Because it was open
captioned.
   Is it a big deal that it is open captioned?
Not really because we take captions on TV for
granted.
   What is the big deal is that the film was
borrowed from the library of Captioned Films
for the Deaf!
   That film is an oldie, but the MLK story
is not an oldie.


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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

A deaf person who watches videos a lot, said:

I got the feeling that some people think
subtitles and captions are the same.

In my opinion, they are not the same.

A subtitled movie only shows the script,
without background noises. You, as the
viewer, have to figure it out.

On the other hand, open/closed captioning 
provides the scripted material as well as 
the background info. Many DVDs may say either 
captioned or subtitled. Many times I've clicked 
on "subtitled" expecting only scripted words, 
but I actually get captioning.  While on other 
times I click on captioning and only get 
subtitled script. Many times I've had to turn 
off the DVD subtitle/captioning and let the TV 
do it. Sometimes the DVD is captioned without 
having to turn on the subtitles.
 
As far as I can tell, there is no set standard. 
You have to hope you at least end up with one 
or the other. Having one or the other is certainly 
much better than nothing at all.
 
I believe the industry is blurring the difference 
between the two.

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A Vocational Rehabilitation counselor's great news:

You are allowed to close a case in which a customer has used very
fool and unprofessional language, the kind that would make even a
seasoned sailor cry.

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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

The boss calls in a deaf employee for a short
conference.

You think the boss says:
Pam is old

You are puzzled because Pam is not that old in age

Actually the boss says:
Pam is cold


it has something to do with a request from Pam for
a switch of her offices, from a cold atmosphere
to a warmer atmosphere, and the boss was asking
the deaf employee if he would agree to a switch.


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

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Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA

for Outpatient/Adult Treatment to work with a well established
behavioral health team that serves Deaf citizens of Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania

Where:
Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc. (HDS)
5th Avenue
Downtown Pittsburgh

Monday - Friday
37.5 hours per week.

Master's Degree in Human Services AND 1 year of paid experience
Working with Deaf population. 

American Sign Language fluency REQUIRED. Requires Act 33/34
Clearances, valid PA driver's license and access to a vehicle.

You will be responsible for Oversight of the Outpatient component 
at HDS including clinical supervision of all the Outpatient 
services. Coordination of community outreach activities (including
networking and marketing of available services to the community at
large), service coordination as well as support services such as 
vocational rehabilitation counsels, housing and peer support 
services will be possible.  
 
In addition, the Team Leader/Mobile therapist will provide
community-based mobile mental health individual and group 
psychotherapy to an adult behavioral health population that 
includes mental health disorders with the deaf, hard of 
hearing, and/or deaf/blind population. 
 
The Team Leader/Therapist is responsible to evaluate, plan and 
provide clinical services across the continuum of care
within the community in a variety of settings.  The Team
Leader/Therapist
will also provide oversight of clinical documentation and charting
according to Federal, State, County and Organizational polices and
procedures.  The Team Leader/Mobile MH Therapist will coordinate
Treatment Team meetings including collaboration with psychiatric 
and other organization staff.


Karen Tarasenkov
Human Resource Recruitment & Training Specialist
Mercy Behavioral Health
1200 Reedsdale Street
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15233

Phone:  412-697-6504
Fax:  412-323-6985

mailto:KTarasenkov@mercybh.org

Mercy Behavioral Health is a part of the Pittsburgh Mercy Health
System - http://www.pmhs.org  

You can also apply on line
 
We look forward to hearing from you!!

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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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(1/24/10 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 January 24th)

- 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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Teacher of the Deaf 
Alden, NY

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/jobs-a/

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Case manager positions
Indianapolis, IN area

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/jobs-c/

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Educational Technician
Portland, Maine

click on:
http://deafdigest.com/jobs-e/

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Special notes:

(located at the bottom of the Gold section)

http://deafdigest.com

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