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Transition Services from School to Work:

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Rhode Island Employment Resources:

Working in RI (General)
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CS-14: RI Application for Employment

Employment Toolkit by Hearing Loss Association of America:

Table of Contents
Communication 101
Communication Tips: How to Communicate with a Person who has a Hearing Loss
Applying for a Job
Interview Strategies
On the Job
Hearing Aids, Health Benefits and Insurance
Hearing Loss and the Law in the Workplace
For Employers: Information & Resources for HR Departments

Full Version of Employment Toolkit

Other Employment Resources:

Are there job services that help deaf and hard of hearing people find work?
For information on Workplace by Hearing Loss Association of America
For information on Employment and Vocational Rehabiltation by National Association of the Deaf
Questions and Answers about Deafness and Hearing Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Working Effectively with Persons Who Are Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened, or Deaf
Accommodation Ideas for Hearing Loss by Job Accommodation Network
Employers' Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Job Openings:


(Posted 9/28/16)

ASL Instructor – Perspectives Corporation is seeking an American Sign Language Instructor to teach ASL to a class one time per week (ASL instruction is 2 hours and preparation is .5 hours total 2.5 hours per week). Responsible for teaching ASL classes at various levels – ASL I, ASL II, Conversational and Children’s classes in our North Kingstown and/or Warwick locations. Previous facilitation of training experience required. Must have strong communication skills and excellent inner-personal skills. Candidate must have a minimum of High School Diploma and be fluent in ASL. Native signer a plus! Good computer skills to include power point also desirable. ASLTA Certified preferred but not required. Please visit our website at www.perspectivescorporation.com to submit an on-line application and to upload resume/cover letter or email cover letter and resume to hrdept@perspectivescorporation.com ATTN: AP.