What Does the Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Do?
The Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a group of nine people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and hearing (e.g., parent of a deaf child, teacher of the deaf, interpreter) 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.
When Does the Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Meet?
The Council meets four times a year, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., virtually until further notice. Interpreter and real time captioning services will be provided.
Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Seeks Candidates to Serve:
Applicants are always invited to apply for appointment to the Council.
Candidates may serve a four-year staggered term or serve out a term vacated by a former Council member. Deaf, Deaf-Blind and hard of hearing individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.