Monday, May 21, 2012

The Health Care Careers for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community FINAL REPORT will be available online on June 5, 2012.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

US Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy signs alliance agreement with National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities

Agreement supports increased hiring of individuals with disabilities in health care industry

WASHINGTON— Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathleen Martinez and National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities President Beth Marks have signed an alliance agreement during National Nurses Week to promote the employment of individuals with disabilities in the health care industry.

Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012

I'm pleased to announce that the workshop for emerging deaf and hard-of-hearing scientists will take place at Gallaudet this May (17-18) and it promises to be an exciting opportunity for everyone!

Students and professionals in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are strongly encouraged to participate. There are scholarships available for high school, college, and graduate students so that they can attend the workshop. The scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2012.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012

ROCHESTER. N.Y. — Deaf and hard-of-hearing students from across the country are invited to attend one of three summer career awareness camps focusing on science, technology, business and art at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Hundreds of students are expected.

Each program features hands-on activities during the day, social activities in the evenings and accommodations in a college dorm room. The programs are intended to promote interest in specific fields, and determine what career options may interest and motivate the students.