Remote Video Access Information: https://livestream.com/DHSWebcast/events/7040238 DRAFT AGENDA 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 Sara.ODonnell@dhs.wisconsin.gov.
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