Silent Spaghetti Dinner on November 8, 2014

Join us for Bloomsburg University’s Signify Silent Spaghetti Dinner. For more details, click here.

For Deaf People Looking for State Jobs – Event on October 31, 2014

Join us for employment presentations at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. Attendees will learn about the application, testing, and hiring processes, and other available accommodations and services. Recruitment specialists will also be available throughout the day to give one-on-one assistance to individuals who are interested in learning more about specific employment opportunities for which they may qualify. Individuals who are interested in this service should bring an up-to-date resume.

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FCC Announces Forum to Promote Advances in Accessible Wireless Emergency Communications Technology

The FCC today announced it will hold a forum Nov. 7 to promote the latest advances in accessible wireless emergency communications, including text -to-911. The event will engage technology designers, engineers and policymakers to raise awareness of the needs of people with disabilities prior to developing devices and services that can be used in and during emergencies, with the goal of saving more lives and enabling quicker responses to natural and manmade disasters.

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Greater Philadelphia Chapter Meeting and LCR

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Maguire Center (Cafeteria)
100 W. School House lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144

**Will have elections for new Vice President and Treasurer**

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EEOC Sues FedEx for Nationwide Disability Discrimination

EEOC filed a lawsuit alleging that FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. (FedEx Ground) discriminated against a nationwide class of deaf and hard-of-hearing package handlers and applicants for those positions.

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Videophone Services for the Deaf is Available at Unemployment Compensation

PA Unemployment Compensation has a VP program that run every Wednesday, from noon to 4, to help the deaf community work through the UC process. We have a state registered interpreter as well as a UC representative to answer any questions and/or help with filing biweekly claims for UC.

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What’s It is Official! North Central Chapter of PSAD is BACK!

It is official!!!

North Central Chapter of Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf
is B A C K !!!

President: Bob Probst
Vice President: Kimberly Feaster
Treasurer: Todd Short
Recording Secretary: Charlotte Conser

Congratulations to North Central Chapter for coming back to PSAD Chapters!

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What’s going on at Hearing Loss Expo 2014 – November 14-15, 2014

Hearing Loss Expo is hosted by Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on November 14-15, 2014 in Harrisburg.
• It showcases services, organizations, and technology for people who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing
• It is fully communicatively accessible to everyone! To learn more, visit our website, www.dli.state.pa.us/odhh and read “Communication Access”
• It is a state-wide expo and features exhibitors from across the state
• Great opportunity to identify resources
• Perfect place to be exposed to and learn about hearing loss because one size does not fit all!

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NAD Responds to Police Brutality Towards Deaf/Hard of Hearing

The NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum discusses police brutality towards deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Click here to view video of NAD CEO and transcript at NAD.

PSAD and Harrisburg Chapter Hosted Diversity Training

It will be held in Camp Hill PA on November 1, 2014. Two workshops, Town Hall Interactive Discussion and Greater Harrisburg Chapter meeting will be held on that day. Lunch will be provided for those who participate in diversity training. For more information, click here to view post and PDF file (on bottom of page).

Voter Registration Deadline – Tuesday, October 6, 2014

Tuesday October 6th is the deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania’s November 4th election. We’ll be choosing a Governor, all of the members of the state house and half of the Senate in this important election.

Go to www.votespa.com to register, apply for absentee ballots, find your polling place or get lots of other information.

PSAD NCC – Holiday Lunch Buffet

PSAD North Central Chapter is hosting Holiday Lunch Buffet on Saturday December 13, 2014. Come join us to have fun celebrating the holidays! Click here for more details.

PSAD NCC – Halloween Get-Together

PSAD North Central Chapter is hosting Halloween Get-Together on Saturday October 25, 2014. Join us to have spooky fun! Click here for more details.

Austine Strong Rally

“Austine Strong” was the theme of the day on Saturday, September 27th during the “VERMONT DEAF RIGHTS. Save Austine School and Services Rally” at the State House in Montpelier.

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September Board Meeting Date, Time and Location

When: Friday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Sept 28th

Starts on Friday at 7pm
Ends on Sunday noon

53 Industrial Highway
Essington, PA 19029
Phone # 610-521-9800

Deaf Movie by ASLFILMS: Beyond The Embers

Saturday October 18, 2014 at 1:00pm
Word of Life Deaf Lutheran Church at St Peter’s
10 Delp Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

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PSAD 2015 Conference Hosts Bunco Game

Bunco Game
Saturday October 11, 2014

Open flier for more details

North East PSAD Chapter Meeting Announcement

Date: October 18, 2014
Meeting at: 1PM
Dinner after meeting
Where: At Sleep Inn
102 Monahan Street
Dunmore, Pa. 18512

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Frank Nemshick recieves an Award!

OUR PSAD Member, Frank Nemshick recieved an Award for Service to Society from King’s College!!
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North Central Chapter Potluck and Meeting

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ASL Tutor Position Announcement

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PSAD 2015 Calendar for Sale!

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2015 Conference in Philadelphia, PA

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24th Annual Fall Camp-out Weekend (updated 8/28/14)

***NEW INFO*** View Fall Campout NEWS in webpage

Date: September 19-21, 2014 (Friday to Sunday)
Please visit the webpage get more information and registration form:
Camp Flyer and Registration (webpage)
Camp Flyer and Registration (PDF file)


Exploring the Experiences of Deaf Employees Working in Deaf and Hearing Workplaces: A Phenomenological study

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PFHA’s Homeowners Energy Efficiency Loan Program

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Note of Thanks to Lillian Hoshauer from Andrew Donald Roppelt

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Valley View Enrollment Information

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Future Board of Managers Meeting Dates are Posted

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Membership Drive: Special rate – $25.00 Lifetime membership. Please click here

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