WHY FAMILIES NEED SUPPORT
95% of all children who are deaf or hard of hearing are born into hearing families (Mitchell & Karchmer 2004). Even if parent(s) are deaf or hard of hearing themselves, they may seek a community and/or training to learn to advocate for their child.
OUR CHILDREN WILL
REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Our board is made up of parents, professionals, and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our by-laws require that parents make up a majority of our board. We meet six times a year, usually via video call.
Our board, from left, back: Amanda Schneider, Tom Robertson (Treasurer), Delani Huntoon, Karen Wisinski. Front: Muzna Sarwar, Janel Frost, Dee Robertson (Secretary), Michelle Thomas, Carlene Laskey. Not shown: Theodore Dorsette III
Before completing a board application, contact us to find out about open positions.
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