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The Salem City Council on Monday approved a plan to construct a bike and pedestrian path connecting the Capitol Mall and Salem Parkway areas.

The decision followed a debate over whether to include last-minute additions proponents expect will slow traffic near the Oregon School for the Deaf.

The bike and pedestrian path, called...

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"He made thousands of fans cheer, but never heard one."

That's the way director David Risotto describes the deaf baseball player William "Dummy" Hoy, and it's a reality that inspired Risotto to spend 10 years creating the film "The Silent Natural." The movie follows the documentary "Dummy Hoy: A Deaf Hero," written, directed and produced by Risotto in 2007.

"The Silent Natural" was filmed.......Hoy is portrayed in "The Silent Natural" by the deaf actor Miles Barbee, a graduate of the Oregon School for the Deaf.....

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Urgently Seeking for a American sign language teacher for an after- School class. 
at  West Tualatin Elementary school
8800 SW Leave rd, Portland, or 97225 
From April 17th- May 29 
7 classes 
6 students, 
3;10- 4pm 
Pay ranges from $20-$30 doe . 
Experience in a classroom minimum group of 10 students is a plus. 

Please contact Claudia Andrade ASAP 
Thank you, 

Claudia Liliana Andrade
Program Director
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HI I am the Executive Director for EMERJ-SafeNow and wanted to let you know we have workshops for the Deaf Community in Portland. We are an equity based, trauma informed organization. I would like to send a flyer, if possible. If you know someone in Portland who I could contact to get the word out, I would be most grateful. 

Here is the info:
Self-Defense for the Deaf Community
Sunday, April 22 @ 2-5 pm
Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave, PDX, 97210

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Adopt Senior Deaf Cat

Posted on April 7, 2018

To find a home for Tinkerbell, a beautiful, friendly senior deaf cat. Jean Chilton, the owner, says: "Tinkerbell is a deaf senior that we have had since she was a kitten. She is friendly and loves to be brushed. Because of my husband's health we are no longer able to have her in the house."

For more information contact the owner, Jean Chilton: jcchil3hb@gmail.com

Here is the link on Petfinder. Spread the word! Thanks!

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ASL Fluent Communication Partner/Educational Assistant for Life Skills Enrichmennt Education Program (LEEP)

Full time or part time - location Clackamas High School

Under the guidance of the classroom teacher and the direct supervision of LEEP Coordinator our Education Assistants (EA) aid students in meeting their individualized education plan (IEP) goals in areas such as: educational, communication, emotional, physical, and behavioral. ASL fluent communication partners work with students individually to support communication, mobility, and sensory needs during all activities...
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Oregon Department of Human Services
You are invited to observe
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Advisory Committee
at their
Special Guest Speaker and Retreat Facilitator
Sherri Collins
President, National Association of State Agencies of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Hard of...
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Friendly reminder.
Oregon DeafBlind Community Alliance Network
First DeafBlind Town Hall Meeting 
for DeafBlind, Deaf-blind, and person with dual sensory of vision and hearing loss
Tuesday, April 10 2018 * 1 PM to 4 PM
Department of Human Services
500 Summer Street NE, Salem OR 97301
Image description: Seven hands faced down piled on top of each other through a lens symbolizing team work
Please send RSVP and accommodation request to odhhs.info@state.or.us by 5pm,...
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