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their hands into a new comrnu" I processing areas of the nications project to welcome a j Selection of the deaf group of deaf employes expect--es was made under the rs ed to join the seasonal work sions established by the b at pXm^nTS' IRS Workers Learn Six tax examiners at the Og-| dents work as tax den IRS Center are getting!and control clerks in the tax Basic sign language communication is being taught to a staff of volunteers who will welcome the new workers to the center and assist in their orientation and training, Administrative officials reported today. Jim Hilber of the Utah State with the Utah State Division Rehabilitation Services for the Deaf, officials report. Lead participant for the center is Barbara Norseth of examination branch who describes the course as''a real challenge, '' 1 "" J '" IRS workers with 700 basic signs of the approximately 26,000 sign words used m with the deaf. communication of examination, Randal Child and Lucille Wessler of audit (will then work directly with new hires. Two other center emoloyes already well-versed in the art sign'language will act as official interpreters in technical areas. Beth Sevy of input perfection branch has been desig- jnated to assist during official |Nola Hicks of input perfection dcu ' ,. .... i are receiving the training and The new communication skills j wi ,, tbpn wnrk . ri j rect ]v with the will be utilized by the volunteers as they teach deaf stu- Four Treated After Crashes Four persons, all treated and released at McKay-Dee Hospital, were injured in traffic mishaps Wednesday. Frank G. Lopez, 18, of Layton, and a passenger. Tammy Campbell, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Campbell. 5223 S. 1900 W., Roy, were injured when their car left the road and struck a pile of gravel near 4400 S. Airport Road, according to the Weber County sher-j cation course is designed, employes are assigned to work at the center. .Violet Cottam of records and processing unit will perform interpreter in the personnel n Â»nn +Â« -i*MniTTrtT miM^f iAi*io rm 1 -i training sessions after the area to answer questions on sonnel matters and assist in completing necessary paper work during the hiring procedures for the new recruits. SOCIAL EASE The basic manual communi- iffs office. Kent Williams, 29, of 4523 W. 2800 S., Taylor, was hurt near ter enable the participants. to communicate work assignments, answer questions and assist 4800 S. 3500 W., Roy, when his!the general day-to-day car was struck head-on, accord- nication and social needs ing to the Utah Highway Patrol. Inew deaf employes. Joanne Raty, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Raty. 2102 Adams, was injured when ' a car she was riding in struck Center employes participating in the course are concurrently developing a glossary of words peculiar to the IRS operation. another car making a turn at | Personnel from the 30th and Harrison, Ogden pn-jrehabilitation services for the lice said. The driver, Roger deaf will then further aid in Dean Montgomery, 18, of 55731 making the work for the W. 5500 S., and three other pas-'employes easier and more sengers were not reported treat-|cessful by providing sign ed. 'to match the glossary of terms.