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Send a Oregon Representative to the NAD YAP


Posted on January 16, 2020
Hello!I'd like to encourage your organization to consider sending a representative to become the next Youth Ambassador! The criteria is quite simple: applicants must be deaf or hard of hearing and between the ages 18 to 30 years old. If you know someone who...
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FCC Proposes New 3-Digit Number as Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Crisis Hotline


Posted on January 16, 2020
Comment Date:  February 14, 2020Reply Comment Date:  March 16, 2020 On December 16, 2019, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in which it proposed to establish a new 3-digit dialing code, 988, for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline.  The NPRM proposes...
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FCC Seeks Comment on Applying Suspension and Debarment Rules to TRS Programs and NDBEDP


Posted on January 15, 2020
Comments Due Date:  February 13, 2020Reply Comments Due Date: March 16, 2020 On November 25, 2019, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to update the suspension and debarment rules and apply these rules to the four Universal Service programs, the Telecommunications Relay Services...
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Effective Date and Comment Cycle for Updating TRS Rules


Posted on January 13, 2020
Comment Due Date: January 30, 2020Reply Comment Due Date: February 13, 2020 On September 20, 2019, the FCC released a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update the definition of telecommunications relay services (TRS) and to seek comment on eliminating certain TRS...
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(Video) The RRCD Sign Language Assessment at Western Oregon University


Posted on January 13, 2020
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(Video) Western Oregon University's Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling


Posted on January 13, 2020
RMHC Video TranscriptDenise: The RMHC program has been in operation since the early 1970's. It has two tracks, a general track and one with a Deaf specialization. MontageDenise: Our program curriculum provides a wide variety of course offerings including working with individuals with disabilities,...
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(Video) Western Oregon University's Division of Deaf Studies and Professional Studies


Posted on January 13, 2020
Transcript:Chad: Hello! Welcome to Western Oregon University! Here at Western we offer a myriad of programs such as DeafBlind training, ASL studies, interpreting studies, and many more. Let me show you!MontageLyra: Western is a small university, but for its size, it has proportionally the largest...
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(Article) WOU launches first American sign language assessment service in western U.S.


Posted on January 13, 2020
Students and professionals wishing to evaluate their proficiency in American Sign Language now have an opportunity to do so here in Oregon. Prior to this year, comparable evaluation services were only offered in North Carolina, New York and Washington, D.C., making it difficult for sign-language...
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ODE: Proposed rule revisions related to special education


Posted on January 9, 2020
Oregon Administrative Rule Revisions  ODE is working to update a number of Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs) related to special education for clarity, consistency, and alignment with IDEA, and due to the implementation of Senate Bill 13 and Senate Bill 16.   SB 13 changed the following terminology...
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Free mentoring workshop at PCC on Jan 25th!


Posted on January 5, 2020
Good afternoon!PCC's interpreting training program is happy to announce the return of our mentoring workshop! Registration is FREE, just RSVP here to reserve a seat. This workshop will be held at PCC Sylvania Campus (12000 SW 49th AvePortland, OR) in room CT 212 from 9am - 1:00 on January 25th....
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