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Join Heidi Reed, Commissioner of Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH), DHILS providers, the Disability Policy Consortium, and the Disability Law Center at a listening session in communities across the Commonwealth to share experiences with state services for deaf, hard of hearing, and late-deafened adults and children.

Members of the public are invited to provide input regarding programs, services, and issues of importance to Deaf and Hard of Hearing adults and children in Massachusetts. The following are the dates and locations:

  • October 6th (Monday): Taunton. 1 – 3 pm Hosted by DEAF, Inc., Location: Taunton Public Library 12 Pleasant Street
  • October 15th (Wednesday): Boston. 6 – 8 pm Hosted by DEAF, Inc., Location: Jackson Mann Community Center, 500 Cambridge Street, Allston
  • October 20th (Monday): New Bedford. 2 – 4 pm Hosted by DEAF, Inc., Location: Lawler Library, 745 Rockdale Avenue.
  • October 29th (Wednesday): Lawrence. 1 – 3 pm Hosted by NILP, Location: Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence Avenue.
  • November 3rd (Monday): Pittsfield. 2 – 4 pm Hosted by AdLib, Location: AdLib Offices, 215 North Street

A Salem session will be announced once confirmed.

ASL interpreters, CDIs and CART will be present.  If you will be attending, and require any other form of communication access, please contact MCDHH at the email or phone number below no later than two weeks before the event:

ami.hanigan@massmail.state.ma.us

(617) 740-1600 voice

VP:  617-326-7546     

MCDHH Website: www.mass.gov/mcdhh       

Written By:


Communications Director, Executive Office of Health and Human Services

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