Update from the January 2017 Meeting of the Vermont Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind Advisory Council

The Vermont Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind Advisory Council met on January 10, 2017.

 

The Advisory Council discussed the following topics:

 

  • funding of the Parent Infant Program operated by Nine East Network
  • an update on the Vermont Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program
  • sub-committee chairs, goals, and action items
  • a school for the Deaf in Vermont
  • a single point of entry for services for the deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind
  • findings and recommendations for the legislative report due next week

 

Also, information about the Vermont D/HH/DB Advisory Council is now available on the VTEDHI program website. Go to: http://healthvermont.gov/family/health-care/hearing-health