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Western Oregon University

Director, Regional Resource Center on Deafness

Department: Regional Resource Center on Deafness
Recruitment #: S1764
Closing Date: Review begins March 16, 2018. Position open until filled

This is a part-time (0.75 FTE), 12-month, annually renewable, unclassified position in the Regional Resource Center on Deafness at Western Oregon University (WOU) in Monmouth. The opportunity to back-fill workload with grants and contracts to achieve a full 1.0 FTE is expected.

The Regional Resource Center on Deafness (RRCD) at Western Oregon...
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ODF eyes shift in C. Oregon District boundary

Posted on February 17, 2018

PRINEVILLE, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Forestry said Thursday it is considering shifting the current Central Oregon District Boundary in Jefferson County near Lake Billy Chinook. 

The agency said district managers have coordinated with partner agencies to review...

...The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Gordon Foster, 541-447-5658...

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Oregon Department of Education (ODE)

Hearing Impaired or Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Which term should Oregon use?

A request has been made to change the term used to refer to a hearing loss that establishes a student's eligibility for special education services from "Hearing Impairment" to "Deaf/Hard of Hearing".

Individuals have expressed that the term "Hearing Impairment" implies a negative connotation and is outdated.  The term "Deaf/Hard of Hearing" is perceived as an all-inclusive term representing individuals with a wide range of hearing loss and cultural affiliation....
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February 15, 2018


Contact:  Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office, telephone (503) 302-9725



Oregon Commission on Black Affairs (OCBA)

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


The meeting will cover Commissioners' reports and other topics of interest to the Commission.


Public may attend the meeting at:      Concordia University

George R. White Library, Room 120

2811 NE Holman Street

Portland, OR 97211


Guest speaker:

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Portland DNO meet on March 3rd

Posted on February 15, 2018

March 3rd at 5:30pm-1am
McMenamins Broadway Pub
1504 NE Broadway (Lloyd District)
Portland OR 97232
McMenamins is located on the corner behind Starbucks.  Come in & head up the staircase to the restaurant. Walk pass the bar on your right side to a private room in the back.  DNO has reservation & seating is first come first serve.
We accept suggestions for future venues.

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News Release

DHS | Oregon Department of Human Services

DATE: February 14, 2018
Contact: Elisa Williams, (503) 509-9604, Elisa.A.Williams@state.or.us
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee: Executive Committee to meet February 21 in Salem

(Salem, Ore.) - The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee: Executive Committee will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, in Room 160 of the Department of Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem.

The meeting...
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AGB-Oregon is BACK!

Posted on February 15, 2018

Hello Members, Friends, and People who aren't yet associated with the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing(AGB), but who are going to love it when you learn more,

Phew! That was a long salutation, but I want to make sure you know that each and every one of you (and there are many on this mailing list) feels welcome to dip your little toe, or throw your whole self into the possibilities that are coming our way to support children, families, and adults with hearing loss, and professionals who are in the field.

AGB Association has been a champion for...
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ODEAF Relaunch!

Posted on February 11, 2018



We, at ODEAF, are finally relaunching our organization and are now searching to expand our Board Members.

We want to warmly invite you to revisit our purpose by watching a brief video (see link below). This video will explain who we are and our excitement in our future endeavors.

If you are interested and want to learn more about what it means to be an ODEAF Member, please feel free to contact Alyce Demers at ademersodeaf@gmail.com .

We are very excited to be close in providing services to our community. ...
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