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Interpreting and Signing Professionals Career Expo at WOU on Feb 22nd


Posted on February 9, 2019
This email addresses our upcoming Interpreting and Signing Professionals Career Expo. We would love for you all to attend and have an equal opportunity to reach out to the students here at Western. If you are interested in taking part in our event, space is limited but we are very interested in...
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Fact Sheet: Employment Disparity Grows for Rural Americans with Disabilities


Posted on February 5, 2019
Fact Sheet: Employment Disparity Grows for Rural Americans with DisabilitiesAbstractEmployment rates have increased since the recession, but these gains haven't reached all communities across the country, nor has everyone benefited from these gains. While overall employment rates have improved,...
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(Article) Deaf Community Asks Oregon Lawmakers To Update Terminology


Posted on February 4, 2019
Oregon's deaf community is asking lawmakers to remove terms from state law that many of its members consider offensive.Decades ago, Oregon and many other states started referring to deaf people as "hearing impaired." It was thought to be a more sensitive...Read more at ...
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(Job Opening) Male Counselor


Posted on February 4, 2019
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(DRO News) A 2018 legislative win for children who experience hearing loss will now impact adults too.


Posted on February 4, 2019
News from a weekly email by Disability Rights Oregon (DRO)[A young girl leaning on a desk talking with Governor Kate Brown as people stand behind them smiling.]2018 Legislative Victory Has Ripple EffectThe 2018 legislative session delivered a big win for children who experience hearing loss. Now...
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Save the Date: February 11th at 3pm and come to Oregon Capitol


Posted on February 3, 2019
We need public support on all of these legislative bills on February 11th at 3-5pm in room #B at Oregon Capitol buildingThe Community BillsRepresentative SanchezEstablish Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education within Dept of Education...
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OAD testified on Senate Bill 13


Posted on February 3, 2019
OAD President, Logan Poynor, went to Oregon Legislature to testify OAD's support on Senate Bill 13For more information about the Senate 13 - https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SB13To view the...
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(Article) Small group makes big difference for Oregon School for the Deaf: Season of Sharing 2018


Posted on February 3, 2019
By Eder Campuzanoecampuzano@oregonian.comThe Oregonian/OregonLiveGetting students to willingly recite poetry is a tall order. And in 2009, Gayle Robertson needed a carrot. So, the art and theater teacher for the Oregon School for the Deaf in Salem...
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Tag(s): Announcement, OSD - Oregon School f/t Deaf