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(Portland) Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) looking for new Executive Director


Posted on May 13, 2018
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO)For more than four decades, Disability Rights Oregon has served as our state's Protection & Advocacy agency. The impact that it's had promoting and defending the rights of Oregonians with disabilities has been remarkable.As chairperson of its Board of Directors, I'...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Employment

(Tigard) ASL Interpreted Performance "Living Out"


Posted on May 6, 2018
Mask & Mirror Community Theatre, the community theatre group for Tigard and Tualatin, will have one of their upcoming performances interpreted by certified ASL interpreters. I am not sure if you have a newsletter or maybe can offer advice on how we can get the word out to the Deaf community...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) New tool to help hearing impaired communicate


Posted on May 6, 2018
The creation of visor and wallet cards will now be used to assist individuals in Lincoln City and across the state who are deaf or hard of hearing to communicate with law enforcement officers.The cards are a result of a key partnership between the Oregon Association for the Deaf (OAD), the Public...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) Cards help deaf Oregonians communicate with police


Posted on May 2, 2018
SALEM, Ore. - A partnership between the Oregon Association for the Deaf, the Public Safety Subcommittee of the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee and the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training has resulted in the creation of visor and wallet cards to...
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Tag(s): Announcement

Public Meeting Notice: ODHHS AC to meet May 18th


Posted on May 2, 2018
Enclosed is an attachment with a public meeting notice for ODHHS Advisory Committee to meet on May 18th at 9:30am to 12:30pm.ODHHS Website - http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/BUSINESS-SERVICES/ODHHS/Pages/Meetings-Full....
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Tag(s): Announcement

VISOR AND WALLET CARDS HELP LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNICATE WITH DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING OREGONIANS


Posted on May 2, 2018
VISOR AND WALLET CARDS HELP LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNICATE WITH DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING OREGONIANS (PHOTO)News Release from Ore. Dept. of Public Safety Standards and TrainingPosted on FlashAlert: May 2nd, 2018 8:56 AMDownloadable file: ...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Article) Shedd’s hearing loop appreciated


Posted on April 30, 2018
In keeping with the welcome suggestion to publicly acknowledge good things that happen in our community, I commend The Shedd for installing a telecoil hearing loop in the Jaqua Concert Hall.I attended a Science Knight Out lecture at The Shedd recently, and being able to hear every word -- clearly...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Hard of Hearing

Hard of Hearing Girl await to be adopted in Oregon


Posted on April 30, 2018
There is a hard of hearing girl sitting on waiting list for adoption and please share this link with your constituents.https://www.nwae.org/Profile-OARE-dbC.php?tn=3&case=c9620
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Tag(s): Announcement, Hard of Hearing

ORID hosts Member Meeting and Election on May 12th


Posted on April 28, 2018
Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/416453992140350/What to expect:Announcement of President, Treasurer, and Member at Large Board Positions. Update from Legislative Committee. Discussion on state licensure. Motion from Legislative...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Events