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May 30, 2018
Vol. 14, No. 32

Editor: Tom Willard

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Los Angeles, CA
AT L.A.'S ONLY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF, PARENTS WANT LEADERS WHO SPEAK THE SAME LANGUAGE
Ever since her son was 6 months old, Juliet Hidalgo has been bringing him to the Marlton School, which for generations has been a second home for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Los Angeles. Hidalgo had planned to enroll her daughter, taking advantage of a popular program that allows hearing children to learn ASL alongside their deaf siblings. But after more than a decade of involvement, she and other family members are considering withdrawing their children. They are not alone. / Los Angeles Times

Washington, DC
D.C.'S DEAF COMMUNITY SEEKS A SEAT AT THE TABLE IN THIS YEAR'S ELECTIONS
Growing up in the suburban North County area of San Diego, California, Georgetown University student Matthew Sampson was always aware he was different from those around him, especially his immediate family. His mother, father, and sister are all deaf, but while he is hard of hearing, he can still hear some sounds. As he moved between the hearing and deaf communities, Sampson was inspired to use his privilege to bring together both worlds. / Washington City Paper

Los Angeles, CA
LINGUISTICS PRESENTERS SHED LIGHT ON EXPERIENCE, HOPES OF DEAF COMMUNITIES
A UCLA lecturer signed he believes being deaf is something to take pride in and nothing to be ashamed of. “Oftentimes we meet people who take pity on us,” signed Benjamin Lewis, a lecturer in the department of linguistics. “So I want to plant a new seed that being deaf is great. It’s nothing to feel sad about.” Lewis used ASL to discuss the differences between the hearing and deaf communities, as well as how deaf communities vary between countries. / Daily Bruin

Las Vegas, NV
NEIGHBOR RESCUES DEAF WOMAN FROM HOUSE FIRE
A deaf woman living in a house in the central valley did not know her home was on fire Tuesday night until a neighbor broke in to rescue her. The woman and neighbor escaped without injury, according to fire department spokesman Tim Szymanski, but a firefighter was hospitalized with a cut to his hand. / Las Vegas Review-Journal

St. Paul, MN
LETTER LEADS TO ST. PAUL PD POLICY CHANGE FOR COMMUNICATING WITH DEAF
What started as a class project for three St. Catherine University students led to St. Paul police changing its policy on how St. Paul police officers are to communicate with people who are deaf. The students, who just completed their second year in the St. Paul university’s ASL/interpreting program, raised their concerns in a letter to the police chief at the end of December. Deputy Police Chief Paul Iovino said they immediately got to work after hearing from the students. / Pioneer Press

West Palm Beach, FL
WHEN WORDS FAIL: POLICE TRY TO BRIDGE GAP WITH COUNTY'S DEAF RESIDENTS
Beth Wagmesiter flattened her palm, with a thumbs-up directly atop it, and moved her hands toward her body. "Help me." Without a word, she used ASL to tell officers she needed help during a domestic-violence emergency nearly a decade ago. On Friday, she stood in front of a room of about 30 Palm Beach County sheriff’s officers and demonstrated the sign again. / Palm Beach Post

Dansville, KY
AIM TOWARD YOUR GOALS -- GRADS URGED TO BE ROLE MODELS
Kentucky School for the Deaf graduated nine seniors Friday afternoon in Thomas Hall during its 195th commencement service. The keynote speaker was John Slone, who, along with his twin brother Josh, graduated from KSD. Slone told the graduates that life isn’t smooth, it’s like ripples a duck makes when it swims forward in the water. He said the seniors should always move forward, but cautioned not to skip any steps or take short cuts toward their life’s goals along the way. / The Advocate-Messenger

Salt Lake City, UT
UTAH SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AWARDS END-OF-THE-YEAR HONORS
As the school year begins to wind down, the Utah School for the Deaf is handing out some special awards. Friday, at its Salt Lake City campus, the school named both it’s teacher and student of the year. Teacher Leanna Gale and student Khadija Noir received the honors. / News4Utah

Olathe, KS
EMOTIONAL SENDOFF FOR GRADUATES AT KANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
On Wednesday, seven seniors at Kansas School for the Deaf received their diplomas as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives. It was an emotional send-off for the class of 2018 as the seniors filled the auditorium one last time. More than 150 people gathered to support them and cheer on the graduating class. / fox4kc.com

Jacksonville, IL
GRADUATION: ILLINOIS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
Members of the Illinois School for the Deaf Class of 2018 perform their class song, “Powerful” by Jussie Smollett and Alicia Keyes, during their commencement ceremony Friday. / Jacksonville Journal-Courier


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Moscow, Russia
DEAFLYMPIC'S BOSS PLACED UNDER HOUSE ARREST AS PART OF EMBEZZLEMENT INVESTIGATION
Valery Rukhledev, President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf, has been placed under two months of house arrest as an investigation continues into claims of embezzlement in Russia. Rukhledev, elected to the ICSD post in 2013, is accused of embezzling over $803,800 from the All-Russian Society of the Deaf in Moscow. Rukhledev, 70, is a six-time Deaflympics champion for the Soviet Union between 1969 and 1977 in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling. / Inside the Games

See Also CHEN APPOINTED ACTING DEAFLYMPICS BOSS / Inside the Games

Kurdistan Region, Iran
IRAN OFFICIALS STOP DEAF GIRLS' SIGN LANGUAGE SONG, SAY IT RESEMBLES DANCING
Iranian officials have prevented a group of deaf girls from performing a song in sign language because their body movements resemble dancing, which is outlawed in public spaces in the Islamic Republic. The performance was organized for Ramadan month. The group performed twice on Friday at the Grand Mosalla of Tehran before officials asked them to stop. / Rudaw

Jerusalem, Israel
ALLEGEDLY DEAF PALESTINIAN WOMAN INJURED BY ISRAELI GUNSHOTS
Israeli forces have shot and injured a deaf Palestinian woman in Jerusalem al-Quds over her alleged refusal to heed calls by cops to stop. Israeli police said that they opened fire at the woman near a residential neighborhood on Sunday, claiming that she did not heed calls to stop. Palestinians said the woman is deaf, that is why she didn't respond. / PRESSTV

Quezon City, Philippines
FARMERS PLAZA APOLOGIZES FOR CONDUCT OF GUARD TOWARD DEAF COUPLE
The management of Farmers Plaza issued on Tuesday a statement apologizing for the “untoward conduct” of a security guard towards a deaf couple by denying them entry into the mall in Cubao, Quezon City. “Farmers Plaza extends our sincerest apology for the inconvenience the incident has caused,” the statement said. / Inquirer.net

Auckland, New Zealand
DEAF EDUCATION CENTER COMMITS $21M TO ADDRESS VARIOUS SERIOUS ISSUES
According to the Ministry of Education, four complaints have been reported about student safety and low achievement at Auckland’s Kelson Deaf Education Centre. Various important issues across different aspects of management and operations like governance, leadership, finances and service provision at Kelston were identified by the crown manager at Asch Deaf Education Centre in Christchurch. / devdiscourse

New Zealand
TAMMY GODDARD: THE SIGN LANGUAGE MORTGAGE BROKER
Tammy Goddard is a mortgage broker from Tauranga building a national client base of deaf people. Goddard, who grew up in a deaf household is building a client base in the roughly 9000-strong deaf community using Skype and Facetime. A long-time property investor, she joined Mike Pero Mortgages a year ago, and has found a personal mission in making it easier for deaf people to take control of their own finances, without having to use translators, or "support" people. / Stuff.co.nz

Dublin, Ireland
TO FORGE AN IDENTITY IN A HEARING WORLD YOU BECOME 'DEAF' RATHER THAN 'DEAF'
If you grew up with a disability, how does it define your identity today? Some might say it simply doesn’t influence their sense of self very much, or at all, while others fully acknowledge it – even embrace it. Growing up profoundly deaf in a hearing world, where it was all mainstream schools surrounded by family and friends who were all hearing, my deafness certainly shaped my identity – but it was all centred on pretending I wasn’t deaf, or trying to pass myself off as a hearing person. / The Irish Times

London, England
DEAF SERVICE CUTS: A STARK REMINDER OF DEAF EDUCATION'S TROUBLED HISTORY
An investigation by the National Deaf Children’s Society has revealed that services are being cut by an average of 10%. This follows reports that deaf education is already “in complete disarray” due to cuts to specialist teachers. News of the latest cutbacks have provoked anger among the deaf community who rightly fear that this loss of resources and expertise – which is already significantly below the national average – will have a detrimental impact on the life chances of deaf people. / The Conversation

London, England
DEAFINITELY THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE HUB -- A NEW THEATRE TRAINING COURSE FOR DEAF ARTISTS
Deafinitely Theatre has announced the creation of the Hub -- a new theatre training course for emerging deaf artists to gain structured, accessible, professional theatre training, with the aim of equipping participants for mainstream arts employment. The Hub will launch its inaugural year in September 2018. / Broadway World UK

Halifax, NS, Canada
DEAF MAN ORDERED OFF BUS COULDN'T HEAR DRIVER, MOTHER SAYS
The mother of a man who is deaf says her son was kicked off a crowded Halifax Transit bus on Sunday afternoon, seemingly for not listening to instructions from the bus driver. Michelle Lucci said her 23-year-old son, Josh Lucci, was on the Route 7 bus, which runs between downtown Halifax and the city's north end, when the driver confronted him and ordered him off. She said he told her he learned from another passenger after getting off that the driver had been telling him to sit down. / CBC News

Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
DEAF WINEMAKER MAKES BIG IMPACT IN FIRST JOB
Teisha Sauve is a local young woman with a passion for wine. She is a motivated youth, excited about securing her first job in the community. She also happens to be Culturally Deaf. With the help of the Sault Community Career Centre and the Canadian Hearing Society, Teisha was able to connect with Stonehouse Wines, a downtown business that jumped at the opportunity to work with her. / SooToday.com


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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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Council Bluffs, IA
IOWA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF GIRLS GET GLIMPSE OF WASHINGTON WORLD
It was a glimpse of a different world for two Iowa School for the Deaf students. Sadie Kindt and Shayla Dobias, both juniors, visited Washington, D.C. the second week of May to participate in Close Up, a program to make students more familiar with the workings of the federal government. They were accompanied by Roxy Stevens, social studies and government teacher and Close Up sponsor at ISD. / The Daily Nonpareil

East Brunswick, NJ
RAISED BY DEAF PARENTS, TEEN WINS SCHOLARSHIP
In some ways Isabella Mashanksi, 17, is the typical East Brunswick teenage girl. But Bella, as she's called, is the fully-hearing child of a deaf mother and father. What's it like to grow up as a CODA, or child of deaf adults? Bella's story is so inspiring she recently received a $25,000 "Live Mas" college scholarship from the Taco Bell Foundation thanks to a movie she made about her experience. / Patch.com

San Diego, CA
UC SAN DIEGO CELEBRATES ASL, DEAF CULTURE
ASL has also been, for a long time, an important part of both research and teaching in the UC San Diego Department of Linguistics, which recently put on a two-day event celebrating Deaf culture and ASL. The first night of “Gifts From Deaf Culture” featured a one-man show by the performer Wink. The second night saw four members of the deaf community in a wide-ranging conversation about their diverse experiences. / UC San Diego

Los Angeles, CA
SAY WHAT? HOW AN $800 CHARGE FOR HEARING AIDS SOARED TO A $3,600 HEALTHCARE BILL
Only 16% of adults ages 20 to 69 who could benefit from hearing aids have ever tried them. One reason is the cost — they're expensive, and most private insurance plans don't cover them. The industry, bless its greedy little heart, generally views hearing aids as elective, not medically necessary. Like a face-lift. Because as we all know, going deaf is a personal choice. / Los Angeles Times

Internet
HOW DOES HEARING IMPACT THE CHANCES OF INJURIES FROM ACCIDENTS?
Results of a survey showed that 15.7% of the adults reported difficulty in hearing, and accidental injuries occurred in 2.8% of the population irrespective of their hearing status. The chances of an accidental injury increased from 2.4% in those people with excellent hearing to 4.8% in those with a lot of difficulty hearing. People who considered themselves to be deaf had a lower rate of accidental injury than people with excellent hearing. / Medical News Bulletin


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http://healthbridges.info/

Healthbridges is a website for people who are Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of hearing that posts information about behavioral health and resources in American Sign Language.

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Palo Alto, CA
'CHEF DARREN' TO DEBUT
Medical professionals told Bernie and Linda Weiss "not to expect much" of their profoundly deaf son, Darren. He would probably never speak, they said. "Chef Darren: The Challenge of Profound Deafness," is Menlo Park filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's latest work, a documentary on Darren's journey from a childhood isolated by deafness to the opening of his own award-winning restaurant in Southern California. The film will premiere June 3 in Palo Alto. / Palo Alto Online

Sioux Falls, SD
'I KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE': AUDIOLOGIST OPENS NEW FIRM
A veteran audiologist opening her own shop in Sioux Falls says she brings a unique perspective to assisting hard-of-hearing customers: She's lived it all herself. Mandy Rounseville-Norgaard is currently an audiologist for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, but she's soon opening her own audiology practice: Sioux Falls Audiology Associates. / Argus Leader

Spartanburg, SC
RIPPY TO BE HONORED FOR CHARITY
The South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind will honor Barbara Rippy for her long-time financial support of the school. Rippy, a Union resident, will receive the Charitable Giving Award during the school’s graduation ceremony on June 1. / Union Daily Times


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New York, NY
TONY AWARDS 2018: THE BEST BLACK ACTRESS YOU NEVER HEARD OF IT UP FOR A TONY
Seconds after this year’s Tony Award nominations were announced, director Kenny Leon’s phone started blowing up. Lauren Ridloff, the star of Broadway’s revival of Children of a Lesser God, was officially in the race for Best Lead Actress in a Play. While the announcement may have come as a surprise to some -- including Ridloff herself -- it only validated what the play’s Tony Award-winning director knew all along. / Black Enterprise

See Also THE FULL STORY OF LAUREN RIDLOFF'S WILD RIDE FROM STAY-AT-HOME MOM TO TONY NOMINEE / Playbill

New York, NY
CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD CLOSING: LOSS FOR DEAF AND HEARING COMMUNITIES
The revival of the 1980 Broadway play "Children of a Lesser God" had its final performance on May 27. SignTalk, a national sign language interpreter referral agency and media resource, interviewed Alexandria Wailes, the production's Director of Artistic Sign Language, who is Deaf and an acclaimed actress. "Working with this incredible company of artists has allowed me to see more of my life represented upon the stage as far as racial and cultural diversity," she said. / PRNewswire

New York, NY
THIS 19-YEAR-OLD DEAF, TRANSGENDER ARTIST WILL TEACH YOU A LESSON ON REPRESENTATION
Chella Man’s experience as a Chinese, Jewish, deaf, trans person is unlike any other and informs his work as an artist, writer, speaker, student, and model. Now, documenting his transition on social media, he shares every aspect of his emotional and physical journey, as well as the evolution of his relationship and his art. Garnering a combined 209,000 followers on Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter, Chella is his own representation, but he serves as a role model for so many others too. / Yahoo! News

St. Paul, MN
DEAF STUDENTS PAINT FUTURE ARTWORK FOR TCO PERFORMANCE CENTER
The Metro Deaf School features a mix of kids from all different races and backgrounds, all of whom happen to be deaf or hard of hearing.  But a majority of the students at the school are big Vikings fans, and they’ll now be connected to their favorite football team forever. Dozens of students from the school painted their way into the organization last week as they helped paint pieces of art that will soon hang in Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center. / Vikings.com

Plano, TX
IT TOOK NEARLY 50 YEARS FOR A DEAF PLANO WOMAN TO REALIZE SHE LOVES CONCERTS
Meryl Evans swayed to the sounds of Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Texas Music Revolution. For the next 48 hours, Evans researched the music from her weekend discoveries. She couldn't find the set lists from Saturday night, and after reading GuideLive's review of the show, she emailed me. "I'm deaf and don't catch some songs unless I already know them," her email read. Maybe you're thinking what I was thinking: How much of the music can she hear? What does it sound like? Am I allowed to ask? / The Dallas Morning News

Internet
DEAF ACTIVIST CALLS FOR HAWKEYE TO BE DEAF IN MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE
Diversity and representation in entertainment and media is important, but one activist wants people to realize that there is a category of diversity that many -- including the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- is missing: diversity of physical ability. Nyle DiMarco, a model and deaf activist, took to social media recently in response to an article by Mic that broke down the MCU's diversity problem by race and gender. Specifically, DiMarco pointed out that disability is an important part of diversity that is left out of most conversations on the subject. / Comicbook.com


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Boise, ID
BORN DEAF AND A GOAL SCORER, BOISE NATIVE IS ON TRACK TO PLAY FOR NATIONAL TEAM
Braden Anderson posed for photos Monday like hundreds of other players at the Idaho State Cup, holding his team’s state title trophy aloft for friends and family and throwing in an extra bicep flex or two for the camera. He’s just like every member of the Boise Nationals U-16 boys team. Except for two differences. He’s 100 percent deaf. And he’ll spend the summer trying to make a U.S. national squad. / Idaho Statesman

Murfreesboro, TN
DEAF UMPIRE CAN STILL CALL 'EM LIKE HE SEES 'EM
There's no loud drama to Tim King's calls. Where some umpires have a distinct "striiike" call, King relies on the motions. King, who is officiating his third straight TSSAA state softball championships, was born deaf. His speech is quiet and can be unclear. He gestures to coaches and players, motioning for the pitcher to wipe her hand before taking the ball or to confirm a substitution. / Knoxville News-Sentinel

Davenport, IA
DEAF MAN ENROUTE TO CONQUERING 10TH RAGBRAI HAS MESSAGE
The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa is two months away but thousands of riders across the state are already testing their wheels. The seven-day route cuts across the state. Thousands join the oldest, largest and longest bike ride of its kind. Rounding out a decade of riding Ragbrai this summer, Bradley Sutliff still turns helmets. "I think they're shocked that a deaf person can actually ride across the state of Iowa," says Tammy Skelley, Sutliff's sister. / OurQuadCities


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CSDB SCHOOL COUNSELOR & PSYCHOLOGIST

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado is accepting applications for a School Counselor & Psychologist (School for the Deaf). Counselor is responsible for participating in the development and support of students by providing counseling and guidance-related activities to students wo are Deaf/hard-of-hearing and their families. Psychologist is responsible for psychological, educational and emotional assessment of birth through 21 year olds who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing.  Functions as lead School Counselor / Psychologist, also responsible for outreach services, coordination of Rtl (Response to Intervention) and PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) efforts campus wide, providing written analysis of behavioral and critical incidents, and leading school wide professional trainings.

TO APPLY: https://www.csdb.org/careers-2/

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CSDB TEACHER OF THE DEAF VACANCIES

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, invites you to consider our employment opportunities. Applications are being accepted for current / anticipated vacancies for Teacher of the Deaf for the 2018-2019 school year, and for possible future vacancies, as follows:

Current (known) vacancies:
-- Literacy Specialist / Coach (PreK to 12th Grade)
-- Mathematics (Secondary)
-- Preschool to 6th Grade

Possible future vacancies in all instructional areas, including but not limited to all core content areas (Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; English/Language Arts; Science; Mathematics; Social Studies)

TO APPLY:
https://www.csdb.org/careers-2/

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CSDB PHYSICAL EDUCATION - HEALTH TEACHER

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado is accepting applications for a Physical Education - Health Teacher (School for the Deaf). Responsible for providing standards-based physical education and health education instruction to preschool through high school students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing. Provides individual experience of movement and physical expression; develops the student's self-worth and confidence; stimulates knowledge and patterns of healthy living including daily physical activity and productive use of leisure time. Utilizes Colorado State Standards and benchmarks in the content areas of Physical Education and Health, establishing instructional goals; and provides assessments that measure whether students meet standards.

TO APPLY: https://www.csdb.org/careers-2/

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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!  Equal Opportunity Employer

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.  Will accept applicants who don’t know American Sign Language as long as they are motivated and committed to learn. 

Residential Counselors for Residential Treatment Facility for AdolescentsFull time, part time, on call; Glenside location.  Minimum HS diploma and one year of related experience required.

American Sign Language Interpreter - Full Time; Glenside and Pittsburgh locations.  National certification and compliance with PA Act 57 required.  Minimum AA degree with 3 years’ experience.

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

Lead Residential Advisor – Full time; Glenside location.  Minimum HS diploma with one year of experience as RA or two years’ experience in human services. 

Office Manager – Full time; Pittsburgh location.  Minimum AA degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related field plus at least five years of supervisory/office experience. 

Outpatient Clinician – Full time; Pittsburgh location.  Minimum MA in social work or counseling and LCSW or LPC license eligible in the state of PA; knowledge and impact of hearing loss, assistive technology and needs of individuals who are hard-of-hearing; ability to work with children and adults.

Program Director for Residential Full time, Glenside location.  Minimum AA degree or 60 college credits with 4 years’ work experience with individuals with behavioral health needs and/or ID.

Therapist/Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor - Full Time; Glenside location.  Minimum BA/BS in human services and two years’ experience required.

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

Send your letter of intent and resume to:

Bernadette Class, Office Manager
PAHrtners Deaf Services, 614 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Email: bclass@pahrtners.com  Fax: 215-392-6065

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