9
Jul
2015
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Deaf and Transgender Since Birth, Meet Dominice

Role Models for Parenting a Transgender Child: Read this beautiful story about two Deaf parents and their now 9-year old Deaf child’s transition journey from a boy to a girl. It is truly inspiring to see these parents respond with great sensitivity to their child’s emotional needs, even when they may fly in the face of conventionality and societal expectations. …

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Jun
2015
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Deaf-Friendly Stress Tips in ASL

Take Charge of Stress: Never underestimate how one simple stress-reducing action can brighten your day and improve your health. Click here to see a video about stress tips in American Sign Language (ASL). It offers some great tips for managing stress, including, but not limited to, meditation, exercise, and laughter. How Stress Affects Us: Our bodies, minds, and emotions all …

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May
2015
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Minnesota Deaf Behavioral Specialist

Metro Deaf School Behavioral Specialist: Preschool – 12th Grade for 2015-2016 school year Terms of Employments: Opening for 1.0 FTE position beginning Aug. 24, 2015 Application Procedure: Application and application requirements found on the web at www.mdsmn.org Send letter of interest, completed application packet to: Metro Deaf School ATTN: Kim McDonald 1471 Brewster St. St. Paul, MN 55108-2612 kmcdonald@mdsmn.org Closing …

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13
May
2015

The Underpants Rule: Teaching Deaf Children to be Safe from Abuse

The Underpants Rule: Teaching Deaf Children to be Safe from Abuse Making a Difficult Topic Easy to Discuss: Deaf children everywhere are at higher risk for sexual abuse than hearing children. This captioned video in British Sign Language uses Deaf-friendly storylines to teach Deaf children the important concepts of body privacy and not keeping secrets if someone asks to look …

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9
Apr
2015
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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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Apr
2015
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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
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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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Mar
2015
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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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