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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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(Article) First-ever American Sign Language Accessible Video Game Launches on Campus


Posted on January 3, 2020
Video games have come a long way since the '80s, when "Oregon Trail" had kids act as wagon leader, guiding 19th-century settlers, and friends duked it out over a match of "Pong" on their Atari. From 3-D graphics to portable gaming systems to virtual reality, developments in the gaming world have...
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(Article) OHSU study provides clues to combatting hearing loss


Posted on January 3, 2020
New research from Oregon Health & Science University offers insight into the development of hair bundles deep within the inner ear that are critical to hearing.The bundles inside the spiral cavity of the ear convert vibrational energy into electrical signals in the brain. They do not regenerate...
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Columbia Regional Program Job Posting


Posted on January 3, 2020
"Columbia Regional Program/PPS is looking for positive, student-centered EIPA qualified interpreters to join our educational team!   Please go to  https://www.pps.net/Page/2158Human Resources / Employment OpportunitiesPortland Public Schools recognizes...
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Complaint against Salem Hospital claim


Posted on December 30, 2019
I have had horrible experiences with Salem Hospital and getting an interpreter. This has gone on far too long and   we've filed multiple complaints with both his insurance providers as well as the hospital administration. Nothing seems to change. So, I've taken the liberty of retaining a lawyer to...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Deaf

(Job Opening) Teaching Assistant (1:1 aide) at OSD


Posted on December 22, 2019
Initial Posting Date:09/27/2019Application Deadline:12/31/2019Agency:Oregon Department of EducationSalary Range:14.46-18.39Position Type:EmployeePosition Title:Teaching Assistant (1:1 Aide)Job Description:Current State of Oregon employees will need to apply for state jobs through their Workday...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Employment