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DeafDigest Blue – November 22, 2009

DeafDigest Blue - November 22, 2009

Blue Edition              Barry Strassler, Editor
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ASL Videos of the Week:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/residentialboarding/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/monalisa/

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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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Hot Deaf News during the week:

- Dedication

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to
Donald Harington, professor of art history,
University of Arkansas, who departed us.
Deaf at the age of 12 he did not use ASL.
When not busy teaching art history, he
wrote 13 novels on the life in the Ozarks,
centering on Stay More, AK, a fictional
town. He used a system of cards to field
questions from students in his classes.

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to
Bernie Fairwood, Illinois, who departed
us. During the sixties, he was an all-time
Gallaudet football and wrestling great.
And he became the first American wrestler
to win a Deaflympics gold medal, quickly
pinning a Russian Goliath.

- Very Hot News

What does DeafDigest have to say about the Department of
Justice indicting a list of providers and individuals
involved with the relay fraud?

None of the relay providers that regularly advertise in
DeafDigest are involved. None of the individuals indicted
have done any advertising business with DeafDigest. And one
indicted person wanted to advertise in DeafDigest but was
turned down because of bad reputation.

DeafDigest screens all potential advertisers; many have been
turned down. Yes, DeafDigest is that fussy.

If you are in need of a VRS provider, please check those
that advertise in DeafDigest.

Thank you.

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- Sunday November 15th 

The Baton Rouge Association of the Deaf is putting
their clubhouse for sale. No new members are being
accepted. Proceeds from the club house sale will
go towards housing for deaf senior citizens. 

- Monday November 16th

13 separate Rochester-based deaf organizations have
announced the joint hosting of a farewell reception for
Dr. Alan Hurwitz and his wife Vicki. This event will
take place at Rochester School for the Deaf on
December 13th. As we all know, Hurwitz will assume
the presidency of Gallaudet University.

- Tuesday November 17th

Outcry over lack of captions with DVDs from Netflix,
Blockbuster and Redbox is getting louder and louder.
And Disney said lack of captions was a marketing
decision!

- Wednesday November 18th

After steering the Gallaudet football team to a 6-4
record, coach Ed Hottle announced his resignation
to take a head coaching assignment with a brand new
football program at Stevenson University in Baltimore.

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

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
is reaching out with a spanking new Government
Affairs Program. Objective is to make federal
and state legislators aware of what our
interpreters are all about. And also to help
state legislators understand these interpreter
certification issues.

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Special Job announcement:

Shannon's Tea House & Art Gallery Cafe
Frederick, Maryland

Part-time

Position: Server/dining room assistant/dining room
cashier

Seeking for an individual with strong working ethics and love
for tea, the ability to communicate in both spoken english and
ASL.  Dependable, honest, good customer relations, can work
under pressure, can carry out the directions of management
and handle numerous and varied tasks, accurate and strong
attention to details.  Must be assertive with troublesome
customers.

Responsibilities:
* Prepare and set tables for lunch activities.

* Take orders and serve food.

* Act as expeditor for keeping food service timely and efficient.

* Assist with other servers on assigned tasks such as water,
coffee and/or tea preparation.

* Beverage and soup service areas are kept clean and stocked.

* Assist with kitchen/service duties only if needed

* Maintain the floor by keeping it clean and debris-free.

* Assist with retail sales and customer relations as needed

Start in January 2010, trainings and workshops will be provided
upon hiring.

Wages:
$ 4.00 per hour plus tips

E-mail to request for the application form.

Contact:
Shannon Cooley, owner
mailto:info@shannonsteahouse.com

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The-First-Of-Its-Kind-Camp

The camp is designed for only forty-eight high school aged deaf
and hard of hearing youths of all ethnic/racial backgrounds

African-American, Latino, Asian, and (Native) American Indian,
bi-racial, multi-racial

Sponsored by National Deaf People of Color Council

June 13-27, 2010
Camp Taloali, in Stayton, Oregon

to see the flyer, click on:
http://deafdigest.com/uploads/dyccflyer.pdf

for more information and camper application form, click on:
http://deafdigest.com/uploads/dyccinformation1.pdf

to apply as a staff member:
http://deafdigest.com/uploads/dyccstaffapplication1.pdf
http://deafdigest.com/uploads/dyccstaffapplication2.pdf

to apply as a camp worker:
http://deafdigest.com/uploads/dyccworkopportunities.pdf

For more information, contact: mailto:dycc2010@gmail.com
or http://www.deafpeopleofcolor.org and http://www.dycc.org

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RESIDENTIAL AND BOARDING SCHOOLS
   When a deaf student sleeps on a school campus, it is
called residential school.
   When a hearing student sleeps on a school campus,
it is called boarding school.
   Residential school and boarding school? What is
the difference?
   Good question!

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

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

IF MONA LISA WAS DEAF?
   Mona Lisa is a famous art painting. Her smile
looks mysterious.
   A person sits on a chair for a long time during
a painting, he will get tired. There is music to
prevent the person from getting too tired.
   It is possible that Mona Lisa did not have music,
and her "smile" is because of her tired look.
   Suppose Mona Lisa was deaf. The artist must have
a sign language person that would sign stories all
day to prevent Mona Lisa from getting too tired! 

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

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

WATCHING CAPTIONED VIDEOS
   Interesting sequence of events regarding the
captioning of videos. It was announced last week of
a web site that would list captioned videos at:

http://www.22frames.com/

   And now this - Google is working with Youtube
to have videos captioned. Past Deaf Internet pioneer
Ken Harrenstien is helping out with this project.

CAPTIONED EYEGLASSES?
   Will we be having captioned eyeglasses?
Possibly if NEC, a Japanese high tech firm
has its way.
   For more information, click on:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8343941.stm

   A DeafDigest subscriber said:

After this comes out, next step should be sign language
glasses!

A SCULPTOR IN FINLAND
   W?in? Aaltonen, who passed away in 1966, was a sculptor
and artist in Finland.
   His works have earned him the honor as one of the best
in the nation.
   One of his works is found outside of the Helsinki
Stadium. He has a permanent exhibition at the W?in? Aaltonen
Museum of Art in Turku
   He was deaf, lost his hearing as a child. 

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A DEAF WINERY IN FRANCE
   The French countryside is dotted with wineries,
these small mom and pop outfits that sell their
wines locally.
   Any deaf wineries? The French deaf people would
say yes, but are vague on specifics (name of town,
name of winemakers, etc).
   DeafDigest learned of a deaf winery - in Pomport,
which is a hamlet in the southwestern part of
France.
   The deaf winery is owned by Regis Castaing
and his wife Paulette. While deaf tourists are welcome to
visit the winery, communication is done via gestures
because he does not know the French Sign Language.

DEAF ISSUES

(short series; based on comments by educators
and deaf service professionals)

Counselors with the deaf do not compare student
profiles with others, preventing them from learning
from each other

(end of series)

WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

being asked:

do they understand what you are signing?

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

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR - continuing series

We have seen that the writing speed of a captioner has very little
to do with the couple-second delay in the captions appearing on your
television screen, so you may ask:  

What advantage is there to having a captioner who possesses more speed?

People seem to be speaking quicker and quicker all the time.  The speeds
of the anchors delivering the nightly news have many times been clocked
at over 300 words per minute.  Realtime captioners try to keep up with
these speakers.  

Although it is not always possible, they attempt to give a verbatim
account of what is being said.   If the speaker is speaking at 300 words
per minute and the captioner's top speed is 225, something has to give. 

There may be times when it becomes necessary to drop or omit some
relatively unimportant word or to paraphrase a thought.

One of the most important reasons for captioners to work on developing
their speed is that the faster the captioner writes, the closer to
verbatim the captioning output will be.  

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http://deafdigest.com

updated every Monday

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A DEAF SCIENTIST FUNCTIONING IN ALL-HEARING ENVIRONMENT

Making maintaining professional contacts among past
associates are much more than making contacts via
the internet. These past associates know you whereas
internet contacts have never met you in person!

(series to continue for a number of weeks)

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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 the Gold section

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Surdus Remodeling LLC is one of Washington, DC and Maryland's
premier Deaf Owned remodeling contractors. 

We have been renovating residential homes in the metro area.

Is it safe to hire an unlicensed contractor? We are a licensed home
improvement contractor and carry a surety bond and general liability
insurance. Ask us why you need a licensed contractor.

All of our work carries one year warranty. We will be happy to
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Our remodeling service includes:

- Basement
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- Kitchen
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Are you thinking of remodeling your existing bathroom? We will
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for every day we are late.

We believe in making life more comfortable through quality remodels

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Based in Washington, DC
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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.

http://www.healthbridges.info

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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!
   Is it possible that some of the kids, suffering from
dyslexia, are already struggling with hearing losses?
   This is what researchers at Northwestern University
in Illinois, is implying.

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The Deaf and the Law

- location
Texas

- case
a deaf man sent a text message that made a terroristic
threat against another deaf person

- result
the police arrested him and bail was set

- comment
if you are angry at someone, do not send a threatening
text message; just cool off

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DeafADA Issue of the Week:

Q. Why is ADA regulations so difficult to understand?

A. It is the American way of writing up 2,000-3,000
pages of regulations. We have many ADA lawyers that
do not agree with each other. We have many judges
that do not agree with each other on ADA regulations.
Disagreement and dissent is the cherished American
way of life! 

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The Captioning Blunder of the Week:

the family dug (dog) ran to the door

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What became of?

Michael Filardo

- past

goalie on gold-medal winning USA Winter Deaflympics hockey
team

- present

property manager & supervisor, Caribbean Consultants, Ltd
in Barbados; in his free time, plays roller hockey
since country has no ice skating rink

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

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News of the Week - Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

   Marlee Matlin to the rescue is what DCARA has been
proclaiming. Faced with a 6-figure debt, the DCARA
staged a fund raiser with Marlee Matlin as the featured
entertainer.
   The result - the debt has been wiped out - and
DCARA is now enjoying a $35,000 surplus over and above
the debt wipe-out.
   Said Robert Roth, the DCARA Executive Director
"It blows the myth that deaf persons will not spend
more than a certain amount for a deaf fund raiser. For
that event there were more deaf than hearing in
attendance. You have to have good food, good
entertainment and a good cause."

(editor's note: Robert Roth is no longer the
executive director)

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News of the Week - Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

   The interpreter strike at Arizona State University has
been settled - but hope it is not a harbinger of things to
come. If disgruntled interpreters at other colleges get
the hint then they could be tempted to stage strikes
for better wages.

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

Are we lucky to be deaf? Well, at one workplace a
deaf person was not bothered by a faulty fire alert
strobe that flashed for much of one day. Hearing
employees were bothered by the continuous blasts from
that faulty strobe, that maintenance people struggled
to fix all day.

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A Vocational Rehabilitation counselor's great news:

The higher ups decide that you will have virtual offices,
and as a result, you are allowed to work at home more often

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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

We're having a silent auction here at work

I was asked---Did you see the butterfingers?

But she actually said--Did you see the bird feeders?

Scary! What if the deaf person placed a bid on
butterfingers?

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

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job posting
Director of Community Relations
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency
San Leandro, CA

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

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seeking applicants
NTID Director of Student Life Team
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

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

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position opening
ASL Teacher
Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Brattleboro, VT 

QUALIFICATIONS:
- degree in ASL or Deaf Studies preferred or equivalent experience

- native ASL User or fluency in ASL

- holds ASLTA certification or similar certification preferred

- knowledge of first and second language teaching methods

- knowledge of  Vista:  Signing Naturally Curriculum and other
appropriate materials

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- teach ASL to students in Deaf and public schools

- teach ASL to staff and community members

- teach aspects of Deaf Culture

- develop syllabus, quizzes and exams

- participate in ASL Teachers' Meetings

SALARY: competitive salary schedule commensurating with experience

TO APPLY, CONTACT:
Kelly Therieau at : mailto:ktherieau@vcdhh.org

phone/tty: 802-258-9510
fax: 802-258-9574

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position opening
Clinical Therapist
National Deaf Academy
Mt Dora, Florida

National Deaf Academy, a state of the art residential treatment
facility serving Deaf children, adolescents and adults as well
as hearing children/adolescents and adults with diagnosis of
Autism and/or Mental Retardation in a  behavioral health setting,
has an immediate opening for a Clinical Therapist. 

A Master's degree in counseling, social work and/or a related
field is required. Must be licensed in Florida or license
eligible. 

This position requires that the candidate have experience working
with autistic and special needs populations. Some of our special
needs residents are hearing with limited verbal repertoire. 

The candidate will be providing:
- Individual, family therapy (group therapy is a possibility)
- Develop programs for the residents (acquisition skills trainings)
- Fluent in American Sign Language required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefit package. 

Send resume to:
Director of Human Resources,
National Deaf Academy,
19650 US Hwy 441,
Mt. Dora, FL 32757

Email: mailto:btashlein@nda.com 

V: 352-735-9500  Fax 352-735-4939                

EOE

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(attention - deadline dates are this week)

Job Announcements
Indiana School for the Deaf
Indianapolis, IN

The Indiana School for the Deaf currently has job openings/postings
for the following positions:

Job                                    Posting #        Closing Date
Sub Teacher  (3)                       565935           11/27/2009
Nurse - Intermittent (1)               565908           11/23/2009
Residential Advisor - Intermittent (1) 565909           11/23/2009
Food Service Sup 5      (1)               565911                11/24/2009           

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Applicants must submit an Indiana State Application via the Indiana
State Personnel website at http://www.in.gov/jobs  

If you have any questions please contact Carole Morgan in our Human
Resources Department via telephone (317/920-6340 v/tty) or E-Mail:
mailto:cmorgan@isd.k12.in.us   Website:  http://www.deafhoosiers.com/

Mission Statement-The Indiana School for the Deaf Community promotes
academic and social excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students
through a Bilingual/Bicultural environment. 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Seeking Applicants For
Assistant Director-Pre College Outreach
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

NTID, one of the eight colleges of RIT, is the first and largest
technical college serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Nearly
1,450 deaf and hard-of-hearing students from across the United States,
as well as other countries, study and reside at RIT with 16,000 hearing
students. The department of Admissions at NTID is seeking a Director.  

For a detailed job description please visit: RIT Career Zone at:
https://mycareer.rit.edu 

and enter the IRC# or select National Technical Institute for the Deaf
for College/Division. 

Job Description:
The Assistant Director for Outreach is responsible for providing
coordination, leadership and support to these activities.  The Assistant
Director works with the Director of Pre-College Outreach, and the Program
Assistant for Outreach in carrying out these responsibilities.  The
Assistant Director has primary responsibility for management of NTID's
Explore Your Future Program (EYF), which serves 225-275 students annually

Detailed Description:
1. Lead the planning and management of NTID?s Explore Your Future
Program which provides educational activities to 225-275 students
annually.  This activity involves the supervision of 40+ professionals
and 40+ student workers over a 4-6 week period each summer. 

2. Work collaboratively with faculty and staff leaders involved in
planning and carrying out Outreach activities each year. 

3. Provide project leadership to targeted Pre-College Outreach activities
as assigned. 

4. Work with the other colleges of RIT to plan for deaf and hard of
hearing student involvement in their Pre-College Outreach activities as
assigned.   

5. Work with the Outreach teams to facilitate the planning and
coordination of activities designed to meet needs of target audiences

6. Work with Outreach teams to evaluate impact of Pre-College
activities on enrollment pipeline. 

7. Independently plan and travel for the purpose of promoting NTID
Pre-College Outreach Programs. 

8. Provide periodical performance and data reports as assigned

Job Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Education, Business, Human Service or related field
required.  Master degree in Education, Business, Human Service or
related field strongly preferred.

Experience:
- Experience in working with target Pre-College populations strongly
preferred
- 3-5 years related administrative experience

Skills:
1. Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication and written
communication skills required. 

2. Proficiency in American Sign Language required.
3. Strong organization and time management skills required. 

4. Highly flexible and able to work effectively in a team oriented
and fast-paced environment 

5. Able to function effectively as team member in outcomes-oriented
work 

6. Ability to make significant independent programmatic judgments and
decisions as necessary. 

Additional Details:
Review of applicants will begin in December.

Rochester Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.  All individuals with the ability to contribute in
meaningful ways to the university?s continuing commitment to cultural
diversity, pluralism, and individual differences are encouraged to make
application. 

The hiring process for this position requires a criminal background check
and/or motor vehicle records check.  Any verbal or written offer made is
contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources
Salary commensurate with experience
This position is subject to available funding

Your application information and any relevant documentation such as resume
and cover letter should be uploaded via this website 

http://mycareer.rit.edu KEYWORD SEARCH:IRC34613 in order to be considered
for this position

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Regional Specialist
Ohlone College
Fremont, CA

Under general supervision of the Director of Gallaudet University
Regional Center, to develop collaborative relationships with
educational programs and professionals in deaf and hard of
hearing related fields throughout the Western state region
(Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana,
Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming),
in keeping with the mission of the Regional Center. 

This position will require extensive travel, night and weekend
work.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
The College reserves the right to continue or close the recruitment at
any time.  Ohlone Classified Applications may be obtained by visiting
our website at http://www.ohlonejobs.com  

Submit Applications to the Human Resources Office. The Human
Resources Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

Please Note:  Applications/resumes, etc. may be FAXED to (510) 659-6025
or emailed to mailto:recruitment@ohlone.edu

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION GUIDELINES:
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution (deaf
education, rehabilitation or related field preferred,) a Master's
degree preferred.

Experience: Two years of work experience in deaf education,
rehabilitation or related field.

For complete details please visit http://www.ohlonejobs.com

EOE

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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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