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Oregon Employment Support Professional/Employment Specialist


Posted on July 18, 2019
Hi, I am Employment Support Professional for Deaf populations. I work in Job Launch Dept which is under Partnership in Community Living.  I worked with general Deaf and Deaf people with DD/IDD. I worked with VR and ODDS to provide those services: Discovery-Job Launch was hired to support you...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Employment

Hands and Voices of Oregon Summer Potluck


Posted on July 17, 2019
Summer is Here! Hope you are off having fun in the Sun! Save the date and Come spend some time amongst friends or come and make new everlasting friendshipsSunday, August 11 @ 11am-1pmBush Park (600 Mission St SE, Salem OR)Join us for fun outdoor games and make lasting friendships.Please bring a...
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Tag(s): Announcement

Hands and Voices of Oregon Family Camp date announced


Posted on July 17, 2019
Hands & Voices of Oregon Family CampOctober 18-20, 2019More info coming soon!
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Tag(s): Announcement

FCC Reminds Emergency Alert System Participants About Accessibility Requirements


Posted on July 17, 2019
In a Public Notice released on July 17, 2019, the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) reminds Emergency Alert System (EAS) participants of their obligation to ensure that televised national-level EAS alerts are accessible to viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing and viewers...
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Tag(s): Announcement

DeafIes in Drag Show at Western Oregon University


Posted on July 14, 2019
Western Oregon UniversityRegional Resources Center on DeafnessSaturday, July 27, 20197pm - 9pmWhere: Peter Courtney Health and Wellness CenterAddress: 345 Monmouth Ave N., Montmouth, OR 97361Parking: FREE anywhere on campus for this eventSilent Weekend Attendees: FREEPublic Admission: $20 per...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Deaf, Events

(Job Opening) ASL Instructor at Chemeketa Community College


Posted on July 14, 2019
As a full-time instructor, this position teaches courses and provides academic leadership for the ASL program. Teaches first and second year American Sign Language courses; prepares and develops instructional materials, including online materials and videos to augment ASL instruction....
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Tag(s): Announcement, Employment

(Article) Improving Accessibility Through Cymatics


Posted on July 14, 2019
CymaticsDown a gravel road, at the end of a red industrial warehouse in Southeast Portland, is an unassuming creative hub. It's making a lot of noise in the local deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) community. This non-profit is improving accessibility through cymatics. CymaSpace is an arts and...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) Salem councilor wants closed captioning on all TVs operating in city's public areas


Posted on July 14, 2019
Salem City Councilor Cara Kaser wants to require all televisions operating in the city's public areas to turn on closed captioning, a move aimed at accommodating the deaf and hard of hearing.In a unanimous vote, the City Council authorized staff Monday night to prepare such an ordinance for them to...
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Tag(s): Announcement

ASL: What to Do if ICE Visits Your Home


Posted on July 14, 2019
Are you undocumented?You have rights. In this video, we share some tips on what you can do to protect yourself if ICE agents visit your home.Transcripts in English and Spanish: https://deafqueer.org/transcripts/ice...LSM version of this video is...
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Tag(s): Announcement

LSM: Qué Hacer Si ICE Visita Su Hogar


Posted on July 14, 2019
Usted tiene derechos. En este video, compartimos algunos consejos sobre lo que puede hacer para protegerse y proteger sus derechos si los agentes de ICE visitan su hogar.Este video esta en la Lengua de Senas Mexicana (LSM).Hay una version de este video en American Sign Language (ASL):...
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Tag(s): Announcement