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(Portland) Deaf Night Out on May 5th


Posted on April 21, 2018


Saturday, May 5th @ 5:00pm -- 2:00am
McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33RD Ave
Portland OR 97211
We have reservations at 5pm at the Courtyard Restaurant for a table of 15. It's first come first serve. You may get other tables with your group of friends. This is a kids friendly restaurant til 9pm. After dinner meet us at the Boiler Room (down stairs) for drinks & social (21+ only).
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We accept suggestions for future venues.
dphhportland@gmail.com


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Columbia Regional Program is looking for qualified, student-centered  candidates that are looking to join a dynamic team that serves Deaf and Hard of Hearing students birth-21.  Current job postings for the following positions can be found at 

https://www.pps.net/Page/2158
*Educational Audiologist

*School Age Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf

*EI/ECSE Teacher of the Deaf

*American Sign Language Specialist  

Please feel free to contact Kristy Karsten at kkarsten@pps.net for more...
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Top Class 1A marks in the Mid-Valley

BOYS

200 - Alexander Garcia, Oregon School for the Deaf (No. 15 in the state -- 24-64)

800 - Cody Duncan, Oregon School for the Deaf (No. 61 in the state -- 2:37.07)

110 hurdles - River Thompson, Oregon School for the Deaf (No. 13 in the state -- 18.89)

300 hurdles - River Thompson, Oregon School for the Deaf (No. 12 in the state -- 46.61)

4x100 relay - Oregon School for the Deaf -- Seiper Emuch, Hunter Lively, Alexander Garcia, Calvin Payton (No. 7 in the state -- 47.62)

4x400 relay - Oregon School for the Deaf...
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Legislative Administration is recruiting for one full-time, continuing Accessibility and Inclusion Administrator to join the Employee Services team.

This position provides broad based professional human resource support and training in all areas related to accessibility in the Capitol and the legislative process. This position provides interpretation of personnel rules and procedures in various areas.  Responsibilities include developing the agency's inclusion and equity program's long-range plans, goals, objectives, and milestones, and evaluating program effectiveness; reducing...
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Early on in Howie Seago's acting career, he approached producers at Paramount about featuring a deaf character on Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was 1987 and for 45 minutes, he sat in a cigar smoke-filled room listing off the many unique ways they could incorporate voiceover for a deaf character that would not only allow hearing audiences to understand the lines, but actually enhance the plot.

Six months later, they told him the good news: They wanted him on the show and would be incorporating his suggestion of using a trio of translators who take turns speaking his lines...
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Design Week Portland is a week long city-wide festival starting on Saturday. 

New this year is one event entitled "From a Whisper to Machines" that I think might be of particular interest to your members given the topic. This is an ASL interpreted event. The interpreters will sign the presentations and discussion, as well as be available over the course of the evening.

Event listing: https://www.designweekportland.com/events/from-a-whisper-to-machines

Design Week Portland information:...
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FOSD fundraise Router for OSD


Posted on April 15, 2018

Hi Everybody--

We have a new way for you to help FOSD. If we have just three new people sign up for and shop through iGive.com by May 10, we will earn a $50 bonus. Please go to iGive.com and look for Friends of OSD, Cause ID# 75879. Thanks so much! 

FOSD has also set up a small $1,000 fundraiser through the YouCaring site.  The money will go towards the purchase of a computer controlled router for the Construction Technology Academy at OSD.
Thanks.  Roshi
 


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Donna Brooks, an inspirational speaker who is blind and deaf, will talk at the April 18 meeting of the Mid Valley Low Vision Support Group at Brookdale Grand Prairie, 1929 Grand Prairie Road in Albany.

The meeting is at 2 p.m.

Brooks, who has attended...

Read more: http://democratherald.com/news/local/low-vision-support-group-to-host-sp... 


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Video Link: https://www.facebook.com/RLJ1988/videos/10213522810997759/

Transcript:
White woman with long red hair, plain black shirt, and glasses on top of the head. 

Hello my name is Rhonda Jennings-Arey, sign name is RJ. The purpose of this video is to help the Deaf people know your rights related to whether to choose VRI or a live interpreter. It is very important that you understand how to tell the hospital why you want a live interpreter. You cannot just say I want a live interpreter and...
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Sweet Home's track and field athletes enjoyed what amounted to a pretty perfect day, weather-wise, Monday, April 9, as they hosted their annual "Last Chance" meet in preparation for this Saturday's Meet of Champions.

The purpose of the meet, which included five schools from lower OSAA divisions - Creswell, Harrisburg, Lowell, Monroe and Oregon School for the Deaf, was...

Read more: http://www.sweethomenews.com/story/2018/04/11/sports/...
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