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Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Meeting Agenda Calling our stakeholders to attention! Our upcoming quarterly commission meeting is taking place at: Mental Health Center of Denver 4141 E. Dickenson Place #264-B From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM December 7, 2017 Click Here to […]
You are invited to participate in a national survey titled Transportation Access and Experiences, which is designed to improve understanding of accessibility of public transportation for people with disabilities. This survey is being conducted by the ADA Participation Action Research Consortium (ADA-PARC), a collaborative research project of ADA Regional Centers (PIs: Lex Frieden and Joy […]
The Human Trisome Project ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH? The largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, The Human Trisome Project will help us understand why individuals with Down syndrome (trisomy 21) are protected from some medical conditions, such as cancer, while highly predisposed to others, such as Alzheimer’s disease. […]
Survey for Deaf Youth Ages 18-30 Are you between the ages of 18-30 years old? The NAD developed a SURVEY (available in ASL and English) for you to share input that will help us 1) identify areas to improve and 2) learn what our strengths are.
Young Adults With ASD Talk about Life Beyond High School This new video developed by JFK/DP faculty and fellows depicts a conversation between two young adults with ASD as they discuss their transition from high school, as well as topics such as gender and sexuality, relationships and what has helped them over the years. There […]
The Silent Network, the nation’s first national television network, geared to deaf and hard of hearing viewers, has re-launched as an Over-The-Top (OTT) television service. All the programming is presented in sign language, open captions (subtitles), and full sound making it accessible to everyone. The popular network, which lasted for over 20 years, has […]
This Thursday, 11/16/17, will be the monthly PPITT meeting at Citizens Service Center at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. Hope to see you all there!
Social Security – Social Security Administration Announces Cost of Living Increases for 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced a two percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in 2018. The Social Security Act provides for annual COLA increases based on inflation as measured by the Consumer Price […]
Children’s Hospital, Fragile X Clinic, and the Colorado Fragile X Community Support Network group would like to invite you to participate in this incredible educational event! These organizations are bringing together top professionals in our area for a one-day educational conference. When: Friday, November 10, 2017 (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Where: Children’s Hospital Colorado, […]
PPITT 10/19/17 Facilitator- Jamie Harold Note taker- Carol Van Ness Introductions were made around the room Speaker- Darla Lindt- TWFG Insurance Services talked about Cyber security and suggestions for safeguarding and teaching the individuals we serve about Internet safety. New business: Cindy Powell will no longer be responsible for certain areas of PPITT Katie Uebberth […]