- News Update from MNCDHH for January 8, 2013 · 2013-01-08
In this issue: • 1/8/13 - MNCDHH New Staff • 1/8/13 Start of the Legislative Session and Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Lobby Day • 1/8/13 Public Member Vacancy on the Speech Language and Pathologist and Audiologist Advisory Council • 1/8/13 Community-Based Mental Health Services Survey
- Request for Information-Survey for Community Based Mental Health Services · 2013-01-08
The Department of Human Services Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD) is collecting feedback regarding providing community-based mental health support services to deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind Minnesotans who have a mental illness. Please note that this is separate from the specialized mental health services provided by DHHSD Mental Health Program. The results of this survey will eventually be compiled into a report to help them plan for future services and funding opportunities.
- Action Alerts & News Update from MNCDHH for December 10, 2012 · 2012-12-10
In this issue: • 12/18/12 ACTION ALERT – Apply for the open position of Director of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division in Minnesota • 1/31/13 ACTION ALERT – Take a national survey about emergency communication services and get a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate • ACTION ALERT – Community & advocacy website TCDeaf.com needs your help & support • ACTION ALERT – University of Minnesota’s Special Education Program needs your help with a grant program • DeafBlind 101: Online opportunity to learn about combined hearing and vision loss
- Action Alerts & News Update from MNCDHH for November 9, 2012 · 2012-11-09
In this Issue: 11/27 ACTION ALERT – Come to the Vikings Stadium planning meeting in Duluth /// ACTION ALERT – Please provide feedback to TDI on your experiences with captioned Internet videos /// ACTION ALERT – Ask your U.S. Senators to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) /// Humphrey Institute students work on Employment Task Force project to remove barriers to state employment of people with disabilities /// Education Collaborative Plan Status – New leadership, Birth through 5 survey, gift cards from CSD & ASLIS, and spring retreat
- Thanks to everybody who helped with MNCDHH's voting projects for 2012! · 2012-11-09
Minnesota once again was number 1 in voter turnout in the United States! We know that this included a lot of deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing people and their friends, family, and supporters in Minnesota. We want to thank everybody who helped with MNCDHH's voting projects for 2012! See inside for the full list of thanks.
- Nov. 19 Community Meeting - Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Citizen Solutions for Healthcare · 2012-11-06
This meeting (at 6:00-8:00 pm) will focus on health care and people who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing. Do you have ideas about how to make the health care system better? Do you want to be part of health reform? Come to this meeting and share your comments & ideas. Light refreshments will be served.
- NEW from MNCDHH - Voter ID Amendment Videos with ASL & Captions! · 2012-11-01
The Voter ID Amendment issue is very hot in Minnesota! Want to learn more about it before voting on November 6th? MNCDHH has an introduction to the language and statements from Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer (Vote YES) and Rep. Steve Simon (Vote NO). All 3 videos have ASL & captions - watch them all to learn more!
- NEW from MNCDHH & TPT - Marriage Amendment Video with ASL & Captions! · 2012-10-25
The Marriage Amendment issue is very hot in Minnesota! Want to learn more about it before voting on November 6th? MNCDHH has partnered with David Wermus and Bill Hanley at TPT Public Television to add American Sign Language (ASL) narration to their 1-hour special video about the Marriage Amendment issue. Captions are also available.
- 10/19/12 News Update about Voting Resources · 2012-10-19
In this issue: 10/22 - Watch Captioned Radio or Braille Radio during the Presidential Debate and give feedback! /// Marriage Amendment video with captions now & ASL coming soon – spread the word! /// Are there debates that you want to attend? /// Pick up a free paper voter guide from your Target store!
- NEW from MNCDHH - "Introduction to Voting" Video Series · 2012-10-15
There's more to voting than marking a ballot! MNCDHH and the "Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State (OSS) are proud to present the new "Minnesota Votes: Introduction to Voting" video series, which is based on the popular and successful “MNVOTES: Introduction to Voting” workshop. New voters can learn about voting, and experienced voters can refresh their knowledge. This video series can also be used by those who want to provide voter education, including teachers, parents, and volunteers.