MN Legislative April Update (DeafBlind Friendly)

Legislative Update

A lot has happened since our March 1, 2018, legislative agenda announcement. Here are a few updates
for you.

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My Experience with Connect 700: Eric Nooker (DeafBlind Version)

Cookie Roang: Governor Dayton issued Executive Order 14-14 in 2014, directing state agencies to increase employment for people with disabilities Read more about My Experience with Connect 700: Eric Nooker (DeafBlind Version)

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My Experience with Connect 700: Eric Nooker

Cookie Roang: Governor Dayton issued Executive Order 14-14 in 2014, directing state agencies to increase employment for people with disabilities Read more about My Experience with Connect 700: Eric Nooker

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Learn about Connect 700 (DeafBlind Version)

In October 2016, Governor Mark Dayton announced the Connect 700 Program (abbreviated C700). The C700 Program is a pre-probationary trial Read more about Learn about Connect 700 (DeafBlind Version)

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MN Historical Society Presentation (March 7, 2018)

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the Minnesota Historical Society invited The Thompson Hall Board of Trustees to present on the Read more about MN Historical Society Presentation (March 7, 2018)

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The Eggert Sisters take on the Super Bowl! (DeafBlind friendly)

Monday, January 22, 2018 was an unforgettable day. A snowstorm brought over 1 feet of snow around Minnesota and Vikings Read more about The Eggert Sisters take on the Super Bowl! (DeafBlind friendly)

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IEP Guide: What Should Be Considered as Students Transition from High School

Narrated by Ann Mayes. Ann is a parent of a deaf son who is in the workforce. In this video, Read more about IEP Guide: What Should Be Considered as Students Transition from High School

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Mock IEP Meeting: Preparing for a Re-Evaluation of an Elementary Student

A mock IEP meeting with a Deaf fifth-grade student named Javanna who uses American Sign Language (ASL) as her main Read more about Mock IEP Meeting: Preparing for a Re-Evaluation of an Elementary Student

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IEP Discussion Guide: Opportunities for Direct Instruction & Communication

Narrated by Mai Lor. Mai is a parent of a three-year-old daughter who has a hearing loss in both ears Read more about IEP Discussion Guide: Opportunities for Direct Instruction & Communication

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IEP Discussion Guide: How Hearing Loss Affects Communication Access

Narrated by Jody Waldo. Jody is a parent of a deaf son who is attending college and using American Sign Read more about IEP Discussion Guide: How Hearing Loss Affects Communication Access

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Announcing the IEP Discussion Guide Webinar [DeafBlind Friendly]

This webinar series is based on the Language and Communication-Focused IEP for Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Read more about Announcing the IEP Discussion Guide Webinar [DeafBlind Friendly]

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Text-to-911: Not yet available in Minnesota, but it’s coming!

A special message from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing Read more about Text-to-911: Not yet available in Minnesota, but it’s coming!

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Text-to-911: Not yet available in Minnesota, but it’s coming! (DeafBlind version)

A special message from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing Read more about Text-to-911: Not yet available in Minnesota, but it’s coming! (DeafBlind version)

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2nd Annual Career Fair at the State of Minnesota – DeafBlind Friendly

There is something incredible about knowing your work is positively impacting those around you. That feeling of seeing a project Read more about 2nd Annual Career Fair at the State of Minnesota – DeafBlind Friendly

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2nd Annual Career Fair at the State of Minnesota

There is something incredible about knowing your work is positively impacting those around you. That feeling of seeing a project Read more about 2nd Annual Career Fair at the State of Minnesota

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Metro Mobility Issues (DeafBlind Friendly)

The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) has received complaints about Metro Mobility’s performance. MDLC is currently investigating to see if Read more about Metro Mobility Issues (DeafBlind Friendly)

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Online Resources for Families with Children Identified as D/HH

“What You Need to Know: Resources for Families” is a collection of resources that is mailed to parents as soon Read more about Online Resources for Families with Children Identified as D/HH

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Online Resources for Families with Children Identified as D/HH (DeafBlind Friendly)

“What You Need to Know: Resources for Families” is a collection of resources that is mailed to parents as soon Read more about Online Resources for Families with Children Identified as D/HH (DeafBlind Friendly)

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2017 Collaborative Experience Conference: Registration

The 2017 Collaborative Experience Conference for professionals who work with students who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing and Read more about 2017 Collaborative Experience Conference: Registration

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2017 Collaborative Experience Conference: Registration (DeafBlind Friendly)

The 2017 Collaborative Experience Conference for professionals who work with students who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing and Read more about 2017 Collaborative Experience Conference: Registration (DeafBlind Friendly)

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MN State Capitol Grand Opening – DeafBlind Version

It’s almost here! Are you ready? The wonderful Capitol Grand Opening Celebration. Three days of once in a lifetime fun Read more about MN State Capitol Grand Opening – DeafBlind Version

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Disability Rights March and Rally – July 26

Through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) the United States of America committed itself to eliminating discrimination against people with Read more about Disability Rights March and Rally – July 26

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Corrections: DHHSD Law for DeafBlind Services (DeafBlind Friendly)

Hello! In our last vlog we explained the new law for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD). Read more about Corrections: DHHSD Law for DeafBlind Services (DeafBlind Friendly)

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Disability Rights March and Rally – July 26 (DeafBlind Friendly)

Through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) the United States of America committed itself to eliminating discrimination against people with Read more about Disability Rights March and Rally – July 26 (DeafBlind Friendly)

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Funding for VRS Correction (DeafBlind Friendly)

In January 2017, the Commission board voted to support the Governor’s funding request for $3.5 million a year for Vocational Read more about Funding for VRS Correction (DeafBlind Friendly)

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