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A Little Hearing Loss is a Big Deal


Posted on October 16, 2017

At the 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology held in Washington D.C., October 12-15, Rare Disease Report spoke with Kristin Knight, MS, CCC-A, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon...

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PCC host community forum on future of PCC


Posted on October 14, 2017

COLLEGE LEADERSHIP TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUMS ON FUTURE OF PCC, EQUITABLE STUDENT SUCCESS AND BOND


News Release from PCC
Posted on FlashAlert: October 4th, 2017 8:55 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Are you interested in learning about the direction and future of Portland Community College? If so, then college leadership wants to meet with you. 

In late October, college leadership -- Sylvia Kelley, executive vice president, and Linda Degman, bond program director -- will host community forums at each of PCC's comprehensive campuses. The focus of the discussions will be...
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[Anyone from the community would be interested in joining with PBOT?]

Hello,

Currently the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is updating its ADA Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan (transition plan). The transition plan will help identify barriers in the public right of way to people with disabilities, provide a method for their removal, and a schedule for their removal. The transition plan is intended to be a dynamic ("living") document, which will be used to guide the City of Portland in its commitment to continue to make the public right of way free...
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Oregon LEADK Task Force meet on Oct 18th


Posted on October 14, 2017

From OSD's Facebook page...

TO: District and ESD Special Education Directors

Sarah Drinkwater, Ph.D.
Assistant Superintendent
Office of Student Services
______________________________________________
October 6, 2017


RE: HB 3412 Task Force

The 2017 Legislative Session established a 12-member Task Force on Assessments of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. The goal of the task force will be to analyze and recommend a framework for assessing deaf and hard of hearing children to determine the children's competencies in language and...
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NWRAD Fall General Meeting on Oct 15th


Posted on October 14, 2017

NWRAD 

Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (NWRAD) 

General Meeting in Portland

Sunday, October 15th from 10am to 4pm

McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97211
Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/1896069037284705/


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Federal disability law requires movie theaters to provide specialized interpreters to patrons who are deaf and blind, an appeals court said Friday.

The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Cinemark, the nation's third-largest movie chain, in a case involving a Pennsylvania man who wanted to see the 2014....

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/10/06/us/ap-us-movie-theaters-tact...


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Sean Berdy visits Portland on Oct 24th


Posted on October 14, 2017

OSD Nightmare Factory open until Nov 4th


Posted on October 14, 2017

Through Nov. 4 -- The Nightmare Factory: Two haunts and the "Infected Nightmare" zombie experience, open Fridays and Saturdays and nightly from Oct. 25-31; Oregon School for the Deaf, Salem; nightmarefactorysalem.com.

Read more: http://www.bendbulletin.com/entertainment/5649374-151/out-of-town-events


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While reading the Statesman Journal's feature about the Oregon School for the Deaf's annual Nightmare Factory Haunted...

Read more: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/10/12/wheelch...


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