9
Apr
2015

RIT – NTID Counselor/Academic Advisor – Rochester, New York

NTID Counselor/Academic Advisor position is now available at RIT/NTID! Applicants can follow the steps listed below: Steps for Viewing Job Description for NTID Counselor/Advisor Position: 1. Go to http://careers.rit.edu/ 2. Click on “Staff Positions” 3. Click on “Search Openings” 4. Type “1633BR” as the “Keyword” (or as the “Requisition Number”) and click “Search” 5. Click on the “1633BR” link to …

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8
Apr
2015

Deaf New Jersey Social Worker/Clinican Needed – West Trenton, NJ

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in NJ has an immediate opening for a Deaf Adolescent Social Worker in West Trenton, NJ. Thank You! Deaf Adolescent Social Worker/Clinician Employment Opportunity (Immediate) St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in Paterson, NJ coordinates a residential program through the NJ Department of Children & Families serving 5 Deaf/hard-of-hearing youth, ages 10-21, located on the grounds of the …

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31
Mar
2015

Abused Deaf Children Need Certified Interpreters

Family Members are not Interpreters: In the news recently, the Tennessee House and Senate are considering a controversial bill (SB0594 and HB0672) that could impact how investigators communicate with Deaf children who may have experienced domestic abuse or child abuse. At first glance, the bill appears well-intentioned. The intention is to ensure that in abuse cases, family members do not …

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26
Mar
2015

Antidepressants & Common Side Effects

1 in 10 Americans take antidepressants, making them the most prescribed drugs in the US. Although the name might suggest otherwise, antidepressants are used to treat both major depression and anxiety. The chart below lists the different types of antidepressants and their common side effects. If you prefer to avoid medication and want to know how to treat depression naturally, …

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20
Mar
2015

Deaf Couples Counseling: 1 to 10 ASL Story

Dr. Candace A. McCullough took the challenge of doing an impromptu 1 to 10 American Sign Language story on Deaf couples counseling/therapy. 1 = Couple fighting, disagreeing; walking to counseling session 2 = Couple sit down side by side on couch, look at each other angrily, one looks away while the other looks at partner, then vice versa; psychologist looks …

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9
Mar
2015

Deaf Employees and Workplace Discrimination

Facing discrimination at work? Deaf people face significantly higher than average rates of workplace discrimination. Deaf People of Color, DeafBlind people, and Deaf and disabled people face exponentially greater rates of workplace discrimination. Discrimination can mean being prevented from doing your job due to inaccessibility in any form, being treated differently than other workers, changing your job duties, not offering …

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6
Mar
2015

Deaf Woman on Colon Cancer Awareness

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Watch this ASL video of Lillian sharing her story, explaining how a colonoscopy works, and telling us why it is so important to get one. Video image description: A Deaf woman of color with light skin, signing in ASL (transcript below). She has warm brown eyes, dimples, curly brown shoulder-length hair, rectangle-shaped brown glasses, …

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4
Mar
2015

File an ADA Complaints Online

The Department of Justice is pleased to announce that, as of today, individuals wishing to file ADA complaints with the Department will be able to fill out the form and submit it completely electronically. Filers will also immediately receive a “reference number” that can be used whenever contacting the Department about that complaint. Please visit http://www.ada.gov/complaint/ to view the new …

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