IAD’s Timeline re: IDHHC and Interpreter Licensure
IAD’s Response To John Miller’s Written Testimony Re: SB0752
Several weeks ago, the Illinois Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (IRID) released a timeline with their organization’s perspective detailing their activities and involvement with SB752 and HB1811. This timeline was developed by IRID, not the Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD). We are releasing our own timeline to provide a comprehensive list of activities […]
Community Members Share Their Legislative Training Experiences
IAD Responds to John Miller’s Written Testimony re: SB0752 Illinois Association of the Deaf Legislative Chair Jason Altmann addresses the number of alternative facts and rumors that are floating around: SB0752 should not and does not narrow the pool of applicants eligible for appointments. The 9th mandate will not require additional funding or staff members to receive, coordinate […]
SB1995 Amends Insurance Code to Provide Coverage for Service Dogs
IAD Hosts 3rd Legislative Training in Six Months Yesterday’s Legislative Training at Moraine Valley Community College was a phenomenal success! Several individuals who took the training, CJ Speakman, Susan Elizabeth Rangel, Jennifer Buck, Peter Wujcik, Suzy Long Laskowski, Tim Carroll, Kim Mokris, Malinda Tran, Raymond L Francini and Elke Weinbrenner, shared their experiences afterwards. We hope you consider joining us at our next legislative training. We will be sharing […]
What are the Benefits of Being an IAD Member?
DeafBlind members of the community, we want to hear from you… Please read the full text of SB1995 – this bill amends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide insurance coverage for service dogs. Please let Illinois Association of the Deaf’s Legislative Chair Jason Altmann (firstname.lastname@example.org) know your position on this so we can be of support! Read […]
JIAD Wants To See you at Legislative Training on January 28th
There are many benefits to being an Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) member! Susan Dramin-Weiss, IAD Membership Secretary, shares a few in her VLOG! Check it out today – if you haven’t joined us as an IAD member, join us today at www.iadeaf.org/join!
Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act to be Repealed Jan. 1, 2018
Friends in the Jacksonville and Springfield areas, this VLOG is for you! Fara Harper, Vice President of Jacksonville Chapter of the Illinois Association of the Deaf encourages you to join us on January 28th for legislative training from 9am-5pm at Jacksonville Community Center for the Deaf! RSVP today by emailing email@example.com!
Join us in Jacksonville on January 28th for Legislative Training
Did you know the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act will be repealed (expire) on January 1, 2018? IAD President Corey Axelrod shares the impact this will have on communication for Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing individuals. Corey also shares this will also negatively impact interpreters, as well. 2017 is going to be a busy […]
IAD Legislative Trainings: Announcements and Updates
Friends in the Jacksonville and Springfield areas, this VLOG is for you! Join us at the January 28th Legislative Training to learn more about the legislative process and how you can be involved in making change happen! RSVP today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
IAD Offering Two Legislative Training Sessions in Early 2017
The Illinois Association for the Deaf (IAD) is providing a legislative training session on January 28th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Jacksonville Community Center for the Deaf (JCCD) in Jacksonville. The training will provide information on legislation including understanding legislative bills, finding representatives and meeting with legislators as well as community advocacy […]
Are you an Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) member interested in learning more about IAD’s legislative priorities and how you can take action? Then the upcoming Legislative Training sessions in January and February are for you! During the training sessions, the presenters will provide an in-depth review of the legislative process, including how a bill […]