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May 9, 2018
Vol. 14, No. 29

Editor: Tom Willard

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Jersey City, NJ
DRIVER CHARGED WITH KILLING DEAF MAN IN STOLEN SUV CRASH REJECTS PLEA OFFER
A Jersey City teenager accused of killing a deaf man when he crashed a stolen vehicle into a bus stop was arraigned Monday on charges that could put him in prison for decades. Oriental J. Hamlet, 19, is charged with the aggravated manslaughter of Umar King, 33, who police say was struck by Hamlet's vehicle when it crashed through the bus stop at 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 23, officials said. / NJ.com

Knoxville, TN
FIRING OF FIRST DEAF SUPERINTENDENT AT TENNESSEE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF SPURS PROTEST
Protesters and counter-protesters assembled outside the Tennessee School for the Deaf Friday over the firing of the school's first superintendent, Nancylynn Ward.  According to a group called Tennessee School for the Deaf Allies, Ward was abruptly fired by the Department of Education in March while recovering from an outpatient foot surgery.  From a lawn chair at the protest, Ward said, "Your guess is as good as mine," of the reason behind her firing. / Knoxville News Sentinel

Springfield, OH
DEAF MAN SUES COUNTY OVER LACK OF INTERPRETER SERVICES
Derrick Lake of Springfield is deaf, can’t read lips or read proficiently so he uses only ASL to communicate. So when Clark County Sheriff’s deputies came to his home Feb. 15 to arrest him on a warrant for related traffic violation, he didn’t know why. When he was handcuffed behind his back, Lake couldn’t communicate and deputies had no ASL interpreter to explain, according to a civil lawsuit filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. / Dayton Daily News

Las Vegas, NV
NEVADA NONPROFIT STARTS GOFUNDME TO HELP DEAF COMMUNITY
Find money or consider closing their doors. Those are the options the Deaf Centers of Nevada are facing. "It would be so sad, honestly the deaf community would be homeless, basically, it would just be disastrous." they said. The state recently cut the funding for the Deaf Centers of Nevada and their grant has gone from $1.6 million to $1.4 million. The decrease may not seem like a lot to some people but for a program that has experienced 70% growth over the past two years it's a major blow. / KTNV

Jacksonville, IL
DEAF VICTIMS OF ABUSE GETTING HAND
The Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living will pilot a program to train American Sign Language interpreters in trauma-informed interpreting after receiving a grant to help cover the cost. The Community Foundation awarded the agency $20,000 to begin Deaf Wings, a service that benefits deaf, hard of hearing and deaf and blind people who experience domestic violence and abuse. The project will provide training in trauma-informed interpreting for ASL interpreters. / Jacksonville Courier

Baton Rouge, LA
HANDY DOCTOR ALERTS DEAF TO DANGER
One local man is responsible for warning those who are deaf or hard of hearing to danger. Doctor Daniel Burch is one of the most recognizable faces in Louisiana, but many of us have never heard him speak. While our Governor is delivering cautionary instructions, he's the handy man in the back, delivering those vital messages in the form of sign language to an estimated five-thousand people in our are who cannot hear. / brproud.com

Chattanooga, TN
CHATTANOOGA POLICE, DEAF COMMUNITY MEET TO MAKE VOICES AND PERSPECTIVES HEARD
Inside of the Partnership Services Center' multi-purpose room Tuesday night, you would've mostly hear from sign language interpreters. They were translators for members of Chattanooga's deaf community to police officers. On Tuesday, Partnership for Families, Children, and Adult put together a town hall with people who have a hearing deficiency and Chattanooga's chief of police, David Roddy. / newschannel9.com

Rhinelander, WI
RPD HOPES TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION WITH CARDS FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING
Rhinelander Police Chief Lloyd Gauthier remembers being a patrol officer and having a hard time getting some drivers to talk. Gauthier would sometimes pull people over and realize they were deaf or hard of hearing. He saw how big of a problem it was. The communication visor cards come from the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. / WJFW

Lincoln City, OR
NEW TOOL TO HELP HEARING IMPAIRED COMMUNICATE
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. “It take a village’s effort to promote public safety, awareness, and communication," Past President of OAD and current state employee with ODHHS, Chad A. Ludwig said. / The News Guard

Georgetown, DE
DEAF COMMUNITY LEARNS TEXT TO 9-1-1 FEATURE
Although the text to 9-1-1 feature has been available in Sussex County since March, the deaf community was able to get a private tutorial with an interpreter on Tuesday afternoon. The new feature allows the deaf to communicate with a dispatcher more easily than the previous method of video chat. "We do have the capability to use text/chat, that's great. Because if the internet were to fail, then we can go over to the texting communication," Dennise Scott said. / WBOC

Winter Haven, FL
DEAF MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTACKING DEPUTIES, EMT
A deaf man is facing several charges after authorities say he tried to bite deputies and later kicked them and a medical technician. The incident started when deputies detained Jeremiah Manning on behalf of the Winter Haven Police Department in connection with a hit-and-run investigation. A Polk County deputy says Manning disregarded and refused to obey simple and common hand signals that were used to keep him from leaving. / WFLA


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PRESERVING DEAF TELEVISION AND FILM HISTORY

The Silent Network, the nation’s first national Deaf/Hard of Hearing television network, which started in 1979, has been hard at work on its major preservation efforts of thousands of hours of past Deaf/HOH broadcast TV shows for the benefit of today’s viewers. Viewers can now enjoy watching the digitally re-mastered shows as well as brand new shows at WAWO.tv. Shows are added regularly. Viewers can watch on their TV, tablet, mobile device, or computer. Visit www.TheSilentNetwork.tv for more background information or watch the shows at www.WAWO.tv. Join and support this major historical undertaking!

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Hyères, France
CAN A HEARING AID BE HIGH FASHION?
Unlike reading glasses, which award the wearer a certain distinction and intelligence, there still exists a strange stigma around the wearing of a hearing aid. The tendency to hide them away has only become more pronounced as new technologies have allowed the aids to become ever smaller and more inconspicuous. But why should that be? That was the question that Kate Fichard, a hearing-impaired photographer who has worn aids since childhood, asked her designer friends to answer when she approached them with the idea of a collaboration. / Financial Times

Melbourne, Australia
DEAF UBER DRIVER BASHED DURING BRUTAL ROAD RAGE ATTACK
Police are searching for three men who brutally attacked a deaf Uber driver in Melbourne’s southeast. Grandfather Ron Chapman, 64, was attempting to overtake an erratic vehicle on the night of April 29. Mr Chapman passed, but moments after the stolen black Holden Captiva deliberately ran into his vehicle. / 9news.com.au

Queensland, Australia
JAMES HARDIE SETTLES ASBESTOS CLAIM
Retired carpenter Syd Lacey has made sure his deaf and epileptic wife will be cared for after asbestos-related lung cancer renders him unable to. The elderly Queensland man has reached an out-of-court settlement with James Hardie after suing over the terminal mesothelioma he developed from the company's products in the 1970s and 1980s. / Newcastle Herald

New Zealand
DEAF NEW ZEALANDERS' HILARIOUS SIGN NAME FOR DONALD TRUMP
He might be the most powerful man in the world, but that doesn't make Donald Trump exempt from having a hilarious sign name. Deaf people around the world have given the US President his own sign name. Sign names often mimic a defining feature of the individual. Trump's sign name is made by placing a hand over the head and letting the fingers wave in the breeze, mimicking his at times erratic haircut. / Newshub

Auckland, New Zealand
AN 'INSPIRATIONAL' DEAF TEACHER IS TEACHING SIGN LANGUAGE TO HEARING TODDLERS
One deaf teacher in south Auckland has inspired several toddlers and their parents to learn sign language. When Karishma Mohan, 32, applied to teaching jobs, her application was met with many rejections, until The Gardens Early Childhood Education in Manurewa gave her enthusiasm a shot. But her real concern wasn't securing a job or teaching the children, it was "the parents." / Stuff.co.nz

Vancouver, BC, Canada
HOW ONE COMPANY BRINGS THEATRE TO VANCOUVER'S DEAF POPULATION
The integration of hearing and d/Deaf performers is what Artistic Sign Language (ASL) interpreter Landon Krentz and his team hope to achieve with Theatre Interpreting Services, a Vancouver-based company that helps theatre organizations gain exposure to d/Deaf culture and make theatre more accessible for the city’s d/Deaf population. However, TIS is not your average interpretation service -- it’s the only d/Deaf-owned business of its kind in Canada. / THIS Magazine

Northern Ireland
CECIL FRANCES ALEXANDER: A PIONEER OF DEAF EDUCATION
"All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small…" The classic hymn by Cecil Frances Alexander has endured the test of time, 200 years after her birth. But few know of the part both great and small that the hymn played in transforming the education of deaf children in 19th century northern Ireland. And fewer still know the tragedy that befell its writer's dream. / BBC News

Northern Ireland
SIGN LANGUAGE ACT: SHOULD IT BE A 'BIGGER PRIORITY' THAN IRISH LANGUAGE?
Every morning, Wendy Newbronner's first task is waking up her three children. Unlike most parents though, she cannot shout into their rooms and tell them to get up. All her sons are deaf. Mrs Newbronner had to pay to learn sign language after her first child was born, and now supports calls for a sign language act in Northern Ireland. / BBC News

Kingston, Jamaica
FEELING THE RHYTHM: DEAF DANCE FESTIVAL A BEAUTY TO BEHOLD
The most beautiful thing for a dancer is to hear the beat. But how can you move to the rhythm when you are hearing-impaired? On Thursday, that could not stop the competitors in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's Deaf Dance Competition from dancing. Even though the participants are hearing-impaired, their passion and skill remain unfettered. / The Jamaica Gleaner

New Delhi, India
THIS DEAF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR FROM THE U.S. IS CREATING A BIG BANG IN INDIA
As the founder of Global Reach Out Initiative (GRO), Alim Chandani is empowering deaf individuals in India by creating awareness of their deaf identity and providing resources for them to reach higher. In 2007, Alim set up GRO in the US and decided to move to India in 2016 by collaborating with Centum Foundation. Tucked in between a tea shop and a block of apartments, CentumGRO buzzes with an energy all its own. / YourStory.com

Uganda
POLICE CONSTABLE ALLEGEDLY DEFILES DEAF GIRL
A Police Constable has allegedly defiled and impregnated a 16-year-old deaf girl. The victim has been under the care of the Child Family and Protection Unit at Kasese Police Station. In 2016, the girl was abandoned by her parents. Since then she has been staying at the police barracks. A source said that the police officer has been defiling the girl since September last year. / Dispatch

Ghana
PRIVACY RESTORED AT SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AS STAFF CONSTRUCT TOILET
To help curb the sanitation challenge confronting the School for the Deaf at MaAmpong-Akuapem, staff have constructed an 8-seater toilet facility for the school. The project will serve all 285 boys in the school, who used to share a facility with all 169 females of the school. / GhanaWeb


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Gooding, ID
DEAF AND BLIND STUDENTS GET ELEVATION EXPERIENCE
Students from the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind had an elevation experienced on Monday at the Gooding County Municipal Airport. Pilots from the Gem State educated students on aviation, all part of the Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles Program. The EAA Eastern Idaho Chapter organized the event. / KMVT

New York, NY
ST. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF HOSTS TRIKE-A-THON FOR ST. JUDE'S HOSPITAL
The early childhood education students of St. Joseph's School for the Deaf pedaled for proceeds in their very first Trike-A-Thon Friday. About two dozen students participated in the event to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Donations help the organization provide families with free treatment, travel, food or housing. Organizers say the event helps teach the youngsters about giving back. / News 12 Bronx

Decatur, AL
DEAF STUDENT ON TRACK TO REACH COLLEGE GOAL
Ana Martinez paused, then smiled. The Austin High School junior, who is deaf, couldn’t think of what has been the toughest challenge as a student. “This is tough one,” she said with her hands that have become her voice to the world. Martinez, 18 and an honors student, is one of three deaf students in DCS with interpreters, but she is not letting the challenge of being deaf derail her plans for college and to be as normal as possible. / Decatur Daily

Fulton, NY
INSPIRATIONAL HEARING-IMPAIRED SINGER SHERRY ANNE IN CONCER MAY 12
Inspirational hearing-impaired singer and national recording artist Sherry Anne will perform at the CNY Arts Center in Fulton, on May 12 at 1 p.m. The event is being hosted by Great Commission Women of the Fulton Alliance Church. The concert is free to attend; a freewill offering will be collected and CDs will be available for purchase. / Oswego County Today

Prospect Park, PA
DEAF DOG OFFERS IMPORTANT LESSON TO STUDENTS
The one thing all people want is to be loved and accepted, and that extends to animals, too. Author Connie Bombaci drove that message home during a special presentation at Interboro High School Friday morning with her dog, Judea, a deaf Dalmatian she adopted. Bombaci spoke to about 20 students of the district’s LifeSkills program to show that being different by any stretch of the word doesn’t mean you should be liked any less. / Delco News Network

Chattanooga, TN
DEAF DOG LOOKING FOR NEW HOME LEARNS SIGN LANGUAGE
Leon looks like your typical dog ready for adoption at the Humane Educational Society, but he's much more than that. "Saying sit and things like that doesn't work," a volunteer explained. "It's only motions." Leon is deaf. Since he can't hear, volunteers learned commands from a certified trainer and work with him almost daily. The four-year-old pup has learned to sit, shake, and come. Now, he's ready to learn who his new family will be. / WTVC


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Carlsbad, CA
LOCAL WOMAN AIMS TO HELP BUSINESSES BECOME 'HEARING FRIENDLY'
One of the worst things about being hearing impaired for Teresa Barnes is that most people around her are not aware of her condition. “People think I am being rude or bored or arrogant or I’m just not paying attention,” she said. She has made it her mission to change all that by establishing HearCommunications. The organization addresses the problems of the hearing impaired, of whom there are 660,000 people in San Diego County. / The Coast News

Whitestown, IN
ICE CREAM SHOP TEACHES STAFF ASL, EMBRACING DEAF CULTURE
A new ice cream shop in Boone County is hoping to make your next stop in for a cold treat an experience that everyone can enjoy. Recently the team at Fundae's Ice Cream & Sweets in Whitestown went through training to learn the basics of ASL. It was a decision that seemed natural for Fundae's owners Donny and Kas Miller. The couple's 18-month-old daughter was born deaf. / Erie News Now

Tobyhanna Army Depot, PA
MACHINIST HIRED THROUGH COOPERATION WITH NTID
A partnership with the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) has helped a machinist land a permanent job at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Gregory Sabol, an industrial worker helper in the Systems Integration and Support Directorate's Machining Branch, participated in a summer hire program between Tobyhanna and NTID, which is one of nine colleges on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus. / U.S. Army

Katy, TX
FIRST-HAND LESSON: TEACHER INSPIRES DEAF STUDENTS WITH A LOT OF HEART
A teacher in Katy ISD has a special connection to her students because she's experienced what many of them are going through. Andrea Alford is deaf but can hear better thanks to a cochlear implant. She works with deaf students and has been teaching for 15 years.
"Each deaf child has unique hearing loss, language needs, social and academic needs," Alford said. / KTRK


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New York, NY
'CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD' TO END BROADWAY RUN
The revival of "Children of a Lesser God" will end its Broadway run on May 27. It will have played 23 previews and 54 regular performances. Mark Medoff's 1980 play didn't find an audience, despite critically praised performances by Lauren Ridloff, who received the play's only Tony nod for her Broadway debut, and Joshua Jackson. Last week the play earned just 30 percent of its potential, grossing only $297,762. / Newsday

Atlanta, GA
FORMER TV NEWS ANCHOR CREATES NETWORK BROADCASTING IN ASL
Karen Graham left her job as the respected host of “Good Day Atlanta” to create the first digital network that broadcasts exclusively in ASL. Graham, who has been in front of the camera since 1997 as a sports anchor and high-profile morning show host, is now the executive producer of Sign1News, a digital news network that delivers the day’s top stories in ASL. The network has been on the air for six months and broadcasts in 80 countries. / Georgia State Magazine

Los Angeles, CA
PUSHING DEAF STORYTELLING PAST THE TIPPING POINT
“It’s time for us to take our place in the media, because in the everyday world, we’ve always been here -- and it’s time for the ‘genetic makeup’ of television, so to speak, to start to reflect that,” deaf writer and actor Josh Feldman tells ET, referring to a large community of people historically underrepresented in Hollywood who’ve been calling more urgently for a change. Feldman and Shoshannah Stern -- the co-creators and co-stars of This Close -- are part of a rising wave of visibility for the deaf community. / Entertainment Tonight

Houston, TX
ACTRESS MARLEE MATLIN: 'BE COURAGEOUS'
Award winning deaf actress, author and activist Marlee Matlin has a message for everyone: Be courageous. It is something she has had to practice her whole life. The youngest woman to win a Best Actress Academy Award at 19 for her performance in the 1986 movie Children of A Lesser God and the only deaf person to ever win one, Matlin has taken her success from Hollywood, Broadway and television on the road in hopes of inspiring others to overcome obstacles. / Financial Advisor

New York, NY
FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR 'THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME'
The full cast for The 5th Avenue Theatre's spectacular new production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, which stars Deaf actorJoshua Castille as Quasimodo, has been announced. Castille will use ASL throughout his performance, bringing new life and perspective to Quasimodo, who is deaf in the novel by Victor Hugo. / Broadway World

Philadelphia, PA
'A QUIET PLACE' ACCOMMODATES A REGULARLY SILENCED COMMUNITY
I recently went to the theatre to see the new horror movie, “A Quiet Place,” for two reasons: to be scared out of my seat, and to see John Krasinski, also known as Jim Halpert from “The Office,” on the big screen. I left the theater with both of those expectations being met, but I also came away from the movie with a new, unexpected interest — the Deaf community. / The Temple News

Boston, MA
PROJECT LISTEN: POP-UP MOVEMENT PERFORMANCES BY THE DEAF COMMUNITY
The month of May is rife with public events within NEFA’s Creative City Program. The first is Project Listen, a series of outdoor public pop-up movement performances by the Deaf community, choreographed by Wendy Jehlen of ANIKAYA Dance Theater. The performances, free and open to the public, will take place hourly on Saturday, May 5, throughout Boston. / nefa

Plano, TX
HEARING-IMPAIRED ACTOR SHOOTS FOR THE STARS
There’s no one quite like sophomore Xavier Gilmore at North Mesquite High School. He’s accomplished so much and overcome many odds with his hearing impairment in order to achieve his goals and make his acting dream a reality. Gilmore is not only an accomplished actor, but he also plays percussion in the school band, and despite not having any type of linguistics until the age of 3 he is an honor student and taking gifted and talented classes. / Mesquite News


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Pearl, MS
DEAF MISSISSIPPI ATHLETE TAKES TWO GOLDS AT STATE TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
It was man-up time for Kenmarkis Meeks. The standout athlete for the Mississippi School for the Deaf showed up to Saturday’s state track and field championships and was amazed by what he saw. “There’s so many people here,” Meeks said. If it made Meeks nervous to see the crowd, he also said he had to “just fight through it.” “Be a strong man,” he said. / USA Today

San Antonio, TX
DEAF ATHLETE SWIMS HER WAY TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
One of the top swimmers in the San Antonio area has been awarded a college athletic scholarship. Grace Hale will be swimming for Southern Illinois University. "It was kind of surreal. I didn't think that I would be able to do it," Hale said. Hale has been swimming most of her life while dealing with a disability. "They found out when I was 3 that I had hearing loss," she said. / KSAT

Point Vedra Beach, FL
ROB STRANO HOSTS 14TH ANNUAL GOLF CLINIC FOR DEAF AND BLIND STUDENTS
After 15 years as a professional golfer, Rob Strano felt a calling to share the game he loves with the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. In 2003 he took up sign language and that decision was one that changed the course of his life. “At the end of my playing career I got injured and I was led to take up sign language,” said Strano. “One day after learning the language I googled golf deaf instruction and found out that there was nobody actively teaching deaf kids how to play golf in their own language.” / WJXT News4JAX


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NORTHEAST ARC IS HIRING!

Do you know ASL? We are looking for employees that want to make a difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities, who are also deaf. Positions are available in Lynn, Salem, Swampscott and Beverly, MA. As an employee, you will provide direct care, using various communication skills including gestural, written and Signed English. We offer an excellent benefits package, paid trainings and the support you will need to become a successful part of our experienced, long-term team of professionals. For additional information or to send your resume, please apply online at www.ne-arc.org.

Compensation: $12-12.50 for per diem shifts and $14-$14.50 for FT shifts.

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Advocates in Framingham, MA is Hiring!

Advocates is seeking talented professionals to join our team, providing health services within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community.

Awake Overnight Direct Care Counselor: Remain awake, alert and responsive to the needs of the clients throughout the shift, assist clients with morning activities.
• Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent degree, fluency in ASL.

Clinical Program Manager: The Clinical Program Manager is responsible for the supervision and direction of a program, including providing clinical supervision and rehabilitative direction to a team of Direct Care Counselors and clients.
• Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field.

Direct Care Counselor: Supervise daily activities, provide support/guidance/role modeling. All shifts available!
• Qualifications: BA/BS; or HS diploma/GED and 1 year experience.

MA Clinician:
The MA Clinician will provide crisis and respite support services to individuals in being supported by the Deaf Respite Program.
• Qualifications: Master’s Degree in related field and at least two years’ experience with target population (inpatient, outpatient, residential acceptable).

Outpatient Clinician:
Provide comprehensive outpatient counseling/therapy to children, adults and families in need of services.
• Qualifications: MSW or MA in related field and 1 year experience in outpatient setting.

Senior Direct Care Counselor: Supervise daily activities, provide support/guidance/role modeling.  Coordinate/monitor administrative/clinical functions.
• Qualifications: BA/BS and 2 years’ experience; or HS Diploma/GED and 3 years’ experience.

Minimum Qualifications Include:

• ASL fluency.
• Valid driver's license/reliable transportation.
• Related education (as applicable).

Visit www.Advocates.org/Careers to apply today!

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NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN PITTSBURGH AND GLENSIDE

PAHrtners Deaf Services is a dynamic team of behavioral health professionals serving deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. Located outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PAHrtners provides residential and outpatient services to deaf and hard of hearing children, adolescents, and adults. Over 85% of our staff members are deaf or hard of hearing!

PAHrtners is rapidly growing and expanding. Whether you are a high school graduate, recent college graduate, or a professional with many years of experience in the field of human services, we have a career-building position waiting for you! E.O.E.

PAHrtners is looking for dedicated, motivated, and energetic individuals who are fluent in American Sign Language and knowledgeable about Deaf culture to fill the following positions:

Residential Counselors for Deaf Adults with Intellectual Disabilities – Full time, part time, on call; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations. Minimum HS diploma required.

Blended Case Manager – Full time; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations. Minimum HS diploma with 12 credits in social sciences required.

Residential Counselors for Residential Treatment Facility for Adolescents
– Full Time; Glenside location. Minimum of one years’ related experience required.

Therapist/Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor
- Full Time; Glenside location. Minimum BA/BS in human services required.

Training Coordinator – Full Time. Glenside location. Travels to Pittsburgh as needed. Education requirements flexible and based on experience. Must be proficient in ASL.

Outpatient Therapist – Part Time. Glenside location. Must be eligible for LCSW or LPC in PA. Must have MSW or equivalent. Must be proficient in ASL.

Assistant Office Manager – Full Time. Glenside location. Minimum high school diploma with 5 years’ management experience.

Visit our Web page at http://www.pahrtners.com/careers/ to learn more about each position. 

Send your letter of intent and resume to:
Joel Skelton, Assistant Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038
Email: jskelton@pahrtners.com Fax: 215.392.6065

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