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May

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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6
Mar

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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6
Feb

Check Out Our New Website!

As our center continues to expand, it is with great excitement that we unveil our new website to you. Aside from an updated look, the new website features a responsive design that will allow easy access from mobile devices. We welcome feedback. Check out www.deafcounseling.com!

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3
Jun

Job announcement for Deaf Applicants: Advocate Coordinator

Deaf Abused Women’s Network (DAWN) Job Description: Advocate Coordinator Please submit resume and cover letter to Sasha L. Ponappa, Executive Director at : sasha@deafdawn.org by June 15th, 2011. POSITION: Advocate Coordinator, full-time 40 hours per week; and be on call as an advocate during emergencies including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. LOCATION: Washington, DC metropolitan area SALARY: $40,000 per year …

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7
Sep

Growing Pains in the Blogosphere

Learning as We Go: If you are a regular reader of the ASC on the Couch blog, you may have experienced problems accessing our blogsite recently. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, and thank you for your patience as we work on alleviating these growing pains. Here is what has been happening over in our neck …

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11
Aug

It’s That Time of the Year Again

A Time for Renewal: Practicing what we preach about taking time off from work to refresh mind and body, ASC begins our annual summer vacation tomorrow. We will be closed until August 28th. As much as we enjoy our work and all the people we are fortunate to encounter through our profession, we know how important it is to slow …

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