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Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Phenomenal Professionals (Vol. 1)

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Do you need a career role model? Then join host Dr. Robert Davila, vice president of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) in this award-winning program (The Crystal Award of Excellence from The Communicator Awards, The Telly Award, The United States International Film and Video Festival Award, The Aurora Award, The Accolade Award, and The Media Access Award) as he introduces successful professionals who are deaf and hard of hearing. This program encourages viewers to set high goals, elevate their expectations, and become aware of diverse career and trade possibilities. Highlights Dr. Angel Santiago, optometrist, owner of EyeWear, Manati, Puerto Rico; Claudia Gordon, Esq., attorney at the NAD Law Center, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Scott R. Smith, a pediatrician at Children's Hospital in Boston, MA; and Dr. Kimberly Dodge, a veterinarian in West Hartford, CT. The first segment with Dr. Santiago is in Spanish with Spanish subtitles. Part of the "Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing" series.

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Woman wears scrubs, cap, mask, and surgical gloves and holds a surgical tool. Caption. You think of the extra work she's done to come where she is.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 1
35 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Profile shot of Black female attorney, Claudia Gordon, Esquire, using sign language. Caption. That they should feel equal to other people.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 2
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An optometrist uses a phoropter during a child's eye exam. Caption. Seeing children who have auditory problems.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 3
9 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of child with mouth wide open for a medical exam, eyes looking down their nose at a person shining a light in their mouth. Caption. I would like to consider myself as a caring person.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 4
10 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A person holding a dog on a leash while someone in a lab coat examines the dog. The dog's ears are back, and the dog looks nervous. Caption: I pay attention quite a bit to how the animals behave.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 5
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 men wearing disposable hair caps talk over a large industrial-sized mixer on floor. Caption. He tested his family recipes by opening his own business.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 6
27 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Baseball player runs to first base as first baseman holds up his mitt. Coach and umpire watch base.  Caption. And they helped me become the person that I am today.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 7
32 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Classroom of teenagers looks at man talking next to a woman using sign language. Curtis as narrator. Caption. I had a lot of people that doubted my ability.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 8
8 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Profile of man in a lab coat looking at a laptop screen. Caption. My job was mainly to program those robots.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 9
7 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man using sign language while looking at a seated man facing him. Caption. Brian conducts presentations on being deaf in the workplace.
Achieving Goals! Career Stories of Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 10
9 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12

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    JILL G. (NEWARK, OH)
    April 10th, 2022 at 05:58 PM

    Excellent info to challenge viewers.