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(Portland) Accessible Communications Workshop June 7th


Posted on May 23, 2019
Hello Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Members,Local emergency managers and public safety agencies want to learn from you.  We are holding an Accessible Communications Workshop on June 7th in Portland with the goal of learning how to better reach our communities with disaster information...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) Oregon's Student Success Act is good start but not likely enough to reverse years of disinvestment


Posted on May 20, 2019
Sweeping reform to fund Oregon schools was recently assured with the May 13, 2019 passage of the Student Success Act. Levied funds will be distributed to three main pots of dollars: the School Improvement Fund, statewide initiatives, and early learning.Kudos to legislators who listened to educators...
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Tag(s): Announcement, OSD - Oregon School f/t Deaf

(Article) Jenna O'Deay, Oregon School for the Deaf, voted Athlete of the Week


Posted on May 20, 2019
Jenna O'Deay of the Oregon School for the Deaf has been voted as the Statesman Journal Athlete of the Week.She set a personal record in the discus at 103-7 to win the Last Chance Meet. The mark also broke the school's 33-year-old record. She has...Read more at ...
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Tag(s): Announcement, OSD - Oregon School f/t Deaf

(Article) European Union for the deaf calls for improved accessibility


Posted on May 20, 2019
Seattle recently passed a law making closed captions and subtitles a legal requirement in places of public accommodation; European Union for the deaf requests improvements to Accessibility ActThe city of Seattle in the United States recently passed an inclusivity law, which legally requires pubs,...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) Deaf students staying put, for now


Posted on May 20, 2019
The Medford School District temporarily has backed off a plan to relocate its students from the countywide Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing back to their home district."We, in collaboration with the (Southern Oregon Education Service District) and other area districts, determined we could...
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Tag(s): Announcement

OSD Student, Jenna O'Deay, scored 3rd place in Girls Discus Throw


Posted on May 19, 2019
From OSD's Facebook page.Today, Jenna O'Deay got 3rd place in Girls Discus Throw 1A Track & Field State Championships. She broke her own personal record and got 107 feet. You can see her results by going to this link www.osaa.org/...
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Tag(s): Announcement, OSD - Oregon School f/t Deaf

Legislative Update from OAD on 5/19/2019


Posted on May 19, 2019
OAD and Community BillsSenate Bill 795Prescribes requirements for Oregon Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Program.Status: Referred to Ways and Means by order of the Senate President (4/9/2019)https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Legislators

Support Friends of Oregon School for the Deaf


Posted on May 17, 2019
You can do so much to assist Friends of Oregon School for the Deaf by doing your online shopping through smile.amazon.com.  Just go to the site, select Friends of OSD (EIN: 20-5805821)to be the recipient of a percentage of all the funds you spend.  Amazon Smile has all the same products as Amazon,...
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Tag(s): Announcement, OSD - Oregon School f/t Deaf