New Infographics Page!
IAD Priorities and Call for Volunteers
IAD has created a new page where we will post Infographics visually illustrating who we are as an organization, what we do, and how our work benefits the deaf and hard of hearing citizens and parents of deaf children across the state of Illinois. New infographics will be added on an ongoing basis. This new page can be found under […]
Mt. Sinai CEO Wants to Meet with IAD
Since the IAD Conference, the IAD Executive Board has been busy planning for the next two years to make sure we satisfy our new top priorities (click here for the additional video about our priorities). As a part of this planning, we need volunteers to serve on our committees: Deaf Youth/Jr. IAD Education Strategy Team […]
Concerns Regarding Closing of Mt. Sinai’s Deaf Health Program
Illinois Association of the Deaf President Corey Axelrod shares after sending the letter to Mt. Sinai CEO Karen Teitelbaum this morning, the two had a brief conversation by phone to discuss setting up a meeting between IAD and Mt. Sinai’s leadership team. The goal of this meeting is to discuss how Mt. Sinai can continue […]
What are the Benefits of Being an IAD Member?
Mt. Sinai Hospital recently decided to close the Deaf Health Program at Mt. Sinai. The closing of the program results in concerns regarding quality of communication access and access of resources previously provided by the Deaf Health Program. Click here to read the letter IAD President Corey Axelrod submitted on IAD’s behalf to Mt. Sinai’s […]
New CCDI Vice Chair and Regional Director for Region 5: Angela Botz
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!
A Message of Reflections and Gratitude from IAD President Axelrod
Congratulations Angela! Angela Botz, ISD ‘85, is the new CCDI Vice Chair and Regional Director for Region 5. CCDI stands for Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois. She is excited to serve on the board with their mission: “The Voice: advocating equal opportunities for all people with disabilities” and most importantly, equality through change […]
ITAC Offers Free SmartPhone Flasher/Signaler for Illinois Residents
IAD President Corey Axelrod shares IAD’s success is not possible without the continuous support of the greater community. As Corey said, “You are the reason IAD has and will continue to thrive.” Have a fantastic New Year!
#GoVote, It’s #ElectionDay
Qualified Illinois Residents can order a SmartPhone flasher/signaler. See flyer for details and features of this useful and cool device! Note: At this time requesting this device is not available via their website. Please contact Marion Dramin directly for assistance. Marion Dramin Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp. 3001 Montvale Drive Suite D […]
Deaf Black Culture Survey
Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano, President of Gallaudet University, said it perfectly when she shared your right to vote is the most powerful action you can take as an American citizen in impacting this country’s future. Click here to find out where you can vote! #Election2016 #ElectionDay #GoVote
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