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  1. Article number 1 - IDHHC Email Alert
  2. Article number 2 - IDHHC Announcement
  3. Article number 3 - IL BEI Performance Testing - Out of State Residents
  4. Article number 4 - Registration for Free Face Shields
  5. Article number 5 - Communication Visor Cards
  •  Are you signd up for IDHHC Email Alert?

    IDHHC Email Alert

    Are you signed up for IDHHC Email Alert? Want to receive information on up-to-date information on issues relating to hearing loss including upcoming events and IDHHC announcements? If yes, go to the Contact Us page to sign up.

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    IDHHC Announcement

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission will not be open to the public.  The Governor has instructed all state agencies to temporarily reduce activities and workforce to core mission functions and essential operations.  IDHHC staff will be working remotely and continue to monitor emails and calls during this time.

     

    For more information on COVID-19, please click here.

     

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    IL BEI Performance Testing - Out of State Residents

    DUE TO ITS CURRENT BACKLOG, IDHHC IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT APPLICATIONS FOR THE BEI PERFORMANCE MASTER EXAMS.  IDHHC WILL PROCESS ALL APPLICATIONS WHICH HAVE ALREADY BEEN RECEIVED.  HOWEVER, PLEASE BE AWARE RESULTS ARE TAKING ANYWHERE BETWEEN 6-9 MONTHS.  IF YOU HAVE SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION BUT HAVE NOT TESTED, YOU CAN CONTACT DHH.INTERPRETER@ILLINOIS.GOV TO CANCEL YOUR APPLICATION AND REQUEST A REFUND.

  •  FaceShield

    Registration for Free Face Shields

    ​IDHHC will be distributing a pack of five clear face shields to anyone who is a resident of Illinois.   Face Shield Registration

    DUE TO AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO THE FACE SHIELDS, IDHHC IS UNABLE TO CONTINUE TAKING REQUESTS.  


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    Communication Visor Cards

    ​If you would like to request a Communication Visor Card, please send an email with your name and mailing address to dhh.contactus@illinois.gov.

     

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