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Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Quarterly Meeting

06/15/2018 10:00 AM - 06 /15/2018 03:30 PM

Department of Health Services, 1 West Wilson Street, Room 751, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Sara O'Donnell

Remote Video Access Information:

1.	Welcome and Introductions	
2.	Review and Approve Meeting Agenda	
3.	Review and Approve March Meeting Minutes	
4.	Community Updates from Council Members	
5.	Updates from the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing	
6.	Public Comments on Issues Affecting the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing	(11:00 AM – 11:15 AM)
7.	Feedback Regarding Communications and Transition from Wisconsin Interpreting and Transliterating Assessment (WITA) to Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI)	Amber Mullett, Director, Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, Department of Health Services
8.	Discuss the Medicaid Hearing Aid Contract 	Theresa Walske, Policy Analyst, Bureau of Benefits Management, Department of Health Services
9	Discussion Regarding Future Trainings/Requests	
10.	Updates on Council Strategic Goals	
11.	Public Comments on Issues Affecting the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing	(2:45 PM – 3:00 PM)
12.	CDHH Governor’s Report	
13.	Next Steps and Closing Remarks	
14.	Adjourn	

The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the governmental business outlined in the above agenda. The Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is appointed by the Governor to advise him, the Department of Health Services and the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing about issues and concerns affecting over 500,000 people in Wisconsin who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or deaf-blind.
The Council is administratively attached to the Department of Health Services. If you need an interpreter, alternate formats, or other accommodations to participate, please contact Sara O’Donnell at 608-266-7816 or 

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

Reasonable accommodations, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. This agency, to the maximum extent possible, holds all meetings in facilities that are physically accessible to persons with disabilities.  For questions about accessibility, contact the meeting's sponsoring division.