A Message from IAD and WSAD About the Community Roundtable

Illinois Association of the Deaf Treasurer Lisa Roth is joined by West Suburban Association of the Deaf Vice President Julia Read more about A Message from IAD and WSAD About the Community Roundtable

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IAD and WSAD Wants YOU to Join the Chicagoland Roundtable

Illinois Association of the Deaf President Corey Axelrod is joined by West Suburban Association of the Deaf President Gustavo Diaz Read more about IAD and WSAD Wants YOU to Join the Chicagoland Roundtable

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Deaf Model Nyle DiMarco Wows in Emotional Last DWTS Performance

Deaf Model Nyle DiMarco wows in Emotional last DWTS performance just ahead of the finale

Deaf supermodel Nyle DiMarco received sky Read more about Deaf Model Nyle DiMarco Wows in Emotional Last DWTS Performance

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HITAM PUTIH 21 DES 2015 – Kisah Model Tunarungu Pertama Di Dunia NYLE DIMARCO Part 2/4

episode special America’s Next Top Model with Nyle Dimarco, Mame Adjei, Ayu Gani, Jacky Rusli and Robby Purba
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Nyle DiMarco: America’s Next Top Model’s Deaf Contestant

Nyle DiMarco, 25, is competing on the upcoming 22nd season of the hit reality series, created and hosted by supermodel Read more about Nyle DiMarco: America’s Next Top Model’s Deaf Contestant

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A Message from IAD Legislative Chair Regarding IDHHC

IAD Legislative Chair Jason Altmann shares the value of a thriving IDHHC in making an impact in Illinois. However, as Read more about A Message from IAD Legislative Chair Regarding IDHHC

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What is the Role of IDHHC Commissioners?

IAD Legislative Chair Jason Altmann shares an IDHHC Commissioner has been openly critical of IAD for the letters IAD has Read more about What is the Role of IDHHC Commissioners?

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Sign the IDHHC Petition Says IAD President Emeritus Angela Botz

IAD President Emeritus Angela Botz urges community members to sign the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC) petition Read more about Sign the IDHHC Petition Says IAD President Emeritus Angela Botz

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Carol Nemecek-Kowalski: Change is Needed at IDHHC

Carol Nemecek-Kowalski, an IAD member and Legislative Committee member shares it is time for change at the Illinois Deaf and Read more about Carol Nemecek-Kowalski: Change is Needed at IDHHC

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IAD Wants Much Needed Dialogue – Please Answer Our Questions, IDHHC.

IDHHC Director Miller sent a letter on July 26, 2016 to the Illinois Association of the Deaf with the standard Read more about IAD Wants Much Needed Dialogue – Please Answer Our Questions, IDHHC.

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IAD’s Vice President Kevin Ryan Speaks Out Against IDHHC

IAD Vice President Kevin Ryan shares his thoughts about the IDHHC’s continuous neglect of the community’s concerns. In a nutshell, Read more about IAD’s Vice President Kevin Ryan Speaks Out Against IDHHC

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IAD Members Speak Out Against IDHHC

IAD Members have had enough of IDHHC’s transgressions. To shed further insight into these concerns, the IAD captured quotes shared Read more about IAD Members Speak Out Against IDHHC

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Kim Mokris: IDHHC’s Actions Has Raised Red Flags

Kim Mokris, an IAD member and Secretary of the Fox Valley Chapter of the IAD, shares the IDHHC has failed Read more about Kim Mokris: IDHHC’s Actions Has Raised Red Flags

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FVIAD President Speaks Out Against IDHHC

Tamera Gaudet-Doody, President of the Fox Valley Chapter of the Illinois Association of the Deaf, shares the Illinois Deaf and Read more about FVIAD President Speaks Out Against IDHHC

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Brandie Belford Shares Community Must Collaborate

Community advocate and Illinois Association of the Deaf member Brandie Belford shares the need for the Deaf community to come Read more about Brandie Belford Shares Community Must Collaborate

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IAD and Deaf Community Remains United to Protect ASL

In efforts to protect American Sign Language (ASL) use at the most fundamental levels, including at the Illinois School for Read more about IAD and Deaf Community Remains United to Protect ASL

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Make a Public Comment at the IDHHC Commissioner’s Meeting

The Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commissioner’s Meeting will be taking place on August 18th in Springfield, IL. You Read more about Make a Public Comment at the IDHHC Commissioner’s Meeting

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IDHHC Continuously Fails To Recognize Overarching Concerns

The Director of the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC), John Miller, continuously fails to address the overarching Read more about IDHHC Continuously Fails To Recognize Overarching Concerns

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IAD Believes in Transparency: IDHHC Job Descriptions

IAD believes that giving the general public access to the job description of John Miller, the Director of IDHHC, will Read more about IAD Believes in Transparency: IDHHC Job Descriptions

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IAD’s Follow-up from August 18th IDHHC Meeting

An estimated 100 people attended the August 18th Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC) Commissioner’s meeting. Approximately twenty Read more about IAD’s Follow-up from August 18th IDHHC Meeting

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Christy Pean: IDHHC and Negligence

Christy Pean, co-chair of the Illinois Association of the Deaf Education Strategy Team, shares in this VLOG her concerns about Read more about Christy Pean: IDHHC and Negligence

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Igor Zapadinsky: IDHHC and Education Advocacy

Igor Zapadinsky, a member of the Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) and parent of three Deaf children, shares his Read more about Igor Zapadinsky: IDHHC and Education Advocacy

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Introducing IAD’s Newest Chapter, McLakes Chapter of IAD

The Illinois Association of the Deaf is thrilled to announce we have a new chapter serving the Northwest suburbs of Read more about Introducing IAD’s Newest Chapter, McLakes Chapter of IAD

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teen Holiday Party

The IAD is partnering with the Chicago Park District and Chicago Hearing Society to host the Deaf and Hard of Read more about Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teen Holiday Party

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A Message of Reflections and Gratitude from IAD President

IAD President Corey Axelrod takes a moment to reflect on 2016 and thank those who have played an integral part Read more about A Message of Reflections and Gratitude from IAD President

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Join us in Jacksonville on January 28th for Legislative Training

IAD is hosting legislative training on January 28th at Jacksonville Community Center for the Deaf. Jerry Covell will be the Read more about Join us in Jacksonville on January 28th for Legislative Training

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JIAD Wants To See you at Legislative Training on January 28th

Jacksonville Chapter of the IAD Vice President Fara Harper wants you to join the IAD at our upcoming legislative training Read more about JIAD Wants To See you at Legislative Training on January 28th

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Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act to be Repealed Jan. 1, 2018

Illinois Association of the Deaf President Corey Axelrod shares the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007 will be Read more about Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act to be Repealed Jan. 1, 2018

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IAD’s Response to ISD Superintendent Selection

On behalf of Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD), Tom Bruhn, IAD member and ISD alumnus, congratulates Julee Nist on Read more about IAD’s Response to ISD Superintendent Selection

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Mt. Sinai CEO Wants to Meet with IAD

IAD President Corey Axelrod shares that after IAD’s letter was received by Mt. Sinai’s CEO Karen Teitelbaum, the two had Read more about Mt. Sinai CEO Wants to Meet with IAD

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IAD Submits Letter to Governor Rauner re: Concerns with IDHHC

Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) President Corey Axelrod and Vice President Kevin Ryan recently sent a letter to Illinois Read more about IAD Submits Letter to Governor Rauner re: Concerns with IDHHC

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Concerns Regarding Closing of Mt. Sinai’s Deaf Health Program

Mt. Sinai Hospital recently decided to close the Deaf Health Program at Mt. Sinai. The closing of the program results Read more about Concerns Regarding Closing of Mt. Sinai’s Deaf Health Program

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Updates on the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act

IAD President Corey Axelrod shares comprehensive data points leading the IAD to make the decision to request legislators to introduce Read more about Updates on the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act

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