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RID Position Statement: CDIs at Press Conferences


Posted on April 9, 2020
We, the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), recognize the unique skills and abilities necessary to effectively interpret press conferences and emergency notifications. Many Deaf community members rely on American Sign Language (ASL) interpretations to fully comprehend the broadcasted...
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Tag(s): Announcement

April 8th: COVID-19 Updates for State of Oregon.


Posted on April 8, 2020
This ASL video is made available based on written information posted on OregonLive.com, if you wish to understand this video and please visit this website for more information. This video is intended to translate the OregonLive content to individuals who's their primary language is ASL. The...
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Tag(s): Announcement

Deaf Education Resources Available due to COVID-19


Posted on April 8, 2020
The task-force working on providing resources for teachers and parents due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources are designed to help support parents and teachers. We were able to find 200+ resources and will continue to monitor and add resources every day....
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Tag(s): Announcement, OSD - Oregon School f/t Deaf

(Article) Findings in mice reveal possibilities for fetal drug therapy for deafness


Posted on April 8, 2020
New research led by hearing scientists at Oregon Health & Science University suggests an avenue to treat and prevent intractable genetic disorders before birth.Researchers at the Oregon Hearing Research Center, working with mice, injected a specially designed synthetic molecule into the...
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Tag(s): Announcement

April 7th: COVID-19 Updates for State of Oregon


Posted on April 7, 2020
This ASL video is made available based on written information posted on OregonLive.com, if you wish to understand this video and please visit this website for more information. This video is intended to translate the OregonLive content to individuals who's their primary language is ASL. The...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) For Deaf Oregonians, COVID-19 Is Compounding Existing Challenges


Posted on April 7, 2020
Like many Portlanders, LilLouie Barrios isn't going to work right now. Barrios had a job in construction, but like many of his friends, his work has dried up because of the economic fallout of COVID-19. But the challenges he and his friends face as newly unemployed people are compounded, Barrios...
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Tag(s): Announcement

11th Annual ASL Immersion Silent Weekend is here to stay!


Posted on April 7, 2020
11th Annual ASL Immersion Silent Weekend is here to stay!Instead of hosting onsite on our beautiful campus at Western Oregon University, this year we will be hosting this conference online.This online conference will allow you to earn up to 2.0 CEUs . The paperwork to get BEI and RID CEUs is still...
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Tag(s): Announcement

April 6th: COVID-19 Updates for State of Oregon


Posted on April 6, 2020
This ASL video is made available based on written information posted on OregonLive.com, if you wish to understand this video and please visit this website for more information. This video is intended to translate the OregonLive content to individuals who's their primary language is ASL. The...
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Tag(s): Announcement