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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 10/30/14)

Perspectives Corporation

*** Job Opportunity ***

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

Amy M. Page, HR Personnel Director
Perspectives Corporation
E-mail: apage@perspectivescorporation.com Web site: www.perspectivescorporation.com