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Events: Schedule


January 2015

  • Wednesday, Jan 14th, 6pm - 8pm
    Technology and Communication Strategies for Persons with Hearing Loss, TechACCESS, 110 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite I, Warwick, RI. Program: 5pm to 6pm - view and demonstrate ATEL equipment ONLY and 6pm to 8pm - Technology and Communication Strategies for Persons with Hearing Loss. For more information: call (401) 463-0202.

    Demonstration Flyer - please click here

February 2015

  • Thursday, Feb. 5th, 1pm - 3pm
    The RI Office of Rehabilitation Services will provide a VR Orientation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing workshop at Office of Rehabilitation Services, 40 Fountain Street, 1st Floor, Providence, RI. Parking: Civic Center Parking Garage, 165 Washington St., Providence (Bring ticket with you! ORS receptionist will stamp it for you). For more information, contact Sheril at 401-462-7827 or sheril.carbone@ors.ri.gov.

    VR Orientation Flyer - please click here

March 2015

  • Friday, March 27th, 6pm - 9pm and Saturday, March 28th, 9am - 5pm
    Deaf Self-Advocacy Training (DSAT) will be provided at Perspectives, 64 Dewey Avenue, Warwick, RI. The DSAT project is a collaborative project of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC). This workshop is free and it is for individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and use sign language to communicate. Lunch will be provided and RSVP by Friday, March 6th. To register/RSVP, email to Heather Niedbala or Pamela Zellner at: hniedbala@perspectivescorporation.com or pamela.zellner@cdhh.ri.gov. For more information about the DSAT project: www.deafselfadvocacy.org. Self-Advocacy training tailored to Hard of Hearing individuals with different communication needs will be available in the future.

    DSAT Flyer
    - please click here
    Vlog - coming soon

Announcements:

(Posted 11/18/14)

Press Release - RICDHH's 13th Annual Coffee Hour - please click here
RICDHH 7 Point Strategic Plans for FY2015 and FY2016 - please click here

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(Posted 10/30/14)

Behavior Specialist (ASL Knowledge) Job Posting:
Currently, Perspectives Corporation has a few part-time positions available in our Youth & Family Services Program working with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Perfect opportunity for someone who is interested in gaining experience in the field.

Behavior Specialist (ASL Knowledge): Perspectives Corporation is seeking reliable and caring individuals to work in the homes of children with special health care needs (diagnoses varying from behavioral, development, physical and mental health needs). Behavior Specialists model strategies to parents, teachers, care givers to foster independence in the child’s home, school and community. As part of a team, receive supervision by a licensed clinician. Excellent opportunity for college students to gain experience working with children and families. Must have one year of college level education or currently be enrolled in a minimum of 6 college credits. Must have a favorable Criminal Background Check, driving record and DCYF clearance. Proficient users of ASL encouraged to apply. We offer competitive hourly rates, flexible schedules and comprehensive paid training. Perspectives Corporation has earned top honors 5 years in a row of being vowed to one of RI’s Best Places to Work by RI Monthly Business News. Visit our website to learn more, watch videos and to submit an on-line job application at www.perspectivescorporation.com

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