IAD Board Meeting is Open to Public

The IAD will host its first board meeting after the 2017 IAD Conference on Sunday, September 10th at the ITAC office in Springfield. The meeting is open to the public; we look forward to having you join us at the meeting to discuss current issues and to provide feedback/input. We hope to see you there! […]

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SB1839 at Risk of Not Being Signed Into Law

Earlier this afternoon, Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) President Corey Axelrod and Legislative Chairperson Jason Altmann sent Governor Bruce Rauner a letter on behalf of IAD requesting he sign SB1839 into law. SB1839 ensures 9-1-1 funding remains and Deaf, DeafBlind, Late Deafened, Speech-Disabled and Hard of Hearing Illinois residents will continue to benefit from […]

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Why Accountability is Essential

Former Senator Mary Landrieu was quoted saying, “Accountability at every level is critical, and leadership begins at the top.” Jason Altmann shares that without the Illinois Association of the Deaf holding leadership at the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC) accountable for results, Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Illinoisans will continue to […]

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