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Wisconsin Department of Health Services/Division of Public Health
Department of Health Services Chapter 78 Public Meeting and Regional Listening Session
The Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) and the Governor’s Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing need your feedback. Join us for a public meeting and regional listening session to learn about proposed changes to the Telecommunications Assistance Program (TAP) and offer us your feedback.
When: Friday, November 18, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County 721 Oxford Avenue #2560 Eau Claire, WI 54703
9:30 a.m. Arrival
10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Telecommunication Assistance Program (TAP) Presentation and Open Meeting
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break for Lunch
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. ODHH Updates
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Public Comments and Suggestions
Sign language interpreters and captioning services will be provided. If you require further accommodation, or if you have any questions, please contact the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 715-502-9355 or by email at JenniferJ.Anderson@wisconsin.gov.
The Survival Coalition, the Wisconsin Personal Services Association and the Workforce Alliance need your help to tell lawmakers how the workforce crisis is impacting real people.
Please respond by November 11.
Let legislators them know what would happen if rides from volunteer drivers were no longer available; tell them about any struggles you have faced finding transportation. They need to understand the importance of implementing legislation to keep volunteer drivers on the road. Find contact information for Wisconsin lawmakers here.
On July 12th, 2016, Wisconsin’s Interim Secretary of the Department of Health Services, Tom Engels, joined representatives from Mayo Hometown Health, the Boys & Girls Club of Barron County, and the Aging & Disability Resource Center to announce the implementation of a $25,000 grant from the Mayo Clinic Health System to offer the Music & Memory Program in Barron County to people with dementia living in their homes. Learn more.