TADNOW Legislative Day Agenda 4/27/17 – Austin


Mission: As a state association, the mission of the Texas Association of the Deaf (TAD) is to preserve, protect, and promote the civil, human and linguistic rights of deaf and hard of hearing people in the great state of Texas.  The advocacy scope of the TAD is broad, it covers, the breadth of a lifetime and impacts all current and future generations in the areas of early intervention, education, employment, health care, mental health, technology, communication accessibility, and youth leadership.

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

1:00-1:20 p.m. Opening/Welcome, TAD President: Karlin Hummel

1:20-1:30 p.m. Community Development Outreach, Mike Swoboda

1:30-1:45 p.m. Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities, Ron Lucey

1:45-2:00 p.m. LEAD-K Texas, Beth Hamilton

2:00-2:15 p.m. Texas School for the Deaf, Superintendent Claire Bugen

2:15-2:30 p.m. DeafBlind/Support Service Providers, Heather L. Withrow

2:30-3:00 p.m. Interpreting Rights/Issues, David Myers, Shelley Hardell, Cynthia Plue

3:00-3:45 p.m. Roundtable Sessions

3:45-4:00 p.m. Closing/Wrap-up


Capitol auditorium
1100 Congress Ave
Austin, Texas

See the flyer and the address here: http://wp.me/p752R-9do

YouTube #1: https://youtu.be/Yulyi2Ayk34
YouTube #2: https://youtu.be/fcp_kh_c4ZY
ouTube #3: https://youtu.be/IeyCmcKjyzY

For more information, go to http://www.txad.org/

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