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  1. Article number 1 - Illinois BEI Interpreter Testing Reopened
  2. Article number 2 - IDHHC Commissioner Application
  3. Article number 3 - Subscribe to IDHHC Communications
  4. Article number 4 - COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Card
  5. Article number 5 - Upcoming FY23 Meeting Dates
  •  Illinois BEI Interpreter Testing Reopened

    Illinois BEI Interpreter Testing Reopened

    The Commission has reopened the Illinois BEI Interpreter Testing, starting October 2021. At this time, the written Test of English Proficiency (TEP) is being offered. The BEI Performance Exam continues to be suspended until further notice. For more information, see Illinois BEI Interpreter Testing Announcement (PDF).

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    IDHHC Commissioner Application

    The Governor’s Office is accepting applications to serve as Commissioners on the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission. To become a Commissioner, visit www.appointments.illinois.gov and click on Nominate Yourself. Under PART A: Board or Commission Sought, please select “Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission” as the Board or Commission Name. Complete as appropriate and submit the appointment application. 

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    Subscribe to IDHHC Communications

    IDHHC Communications sends up-to-date information on issues relating to hearing loss including upcoming events and IDHHC announcements. If you would like to subscribe to receive emails from IDHHC Communications, please go to the Contact Us page to sign up.

  •  COVID 19 Vaccine Communication Card

    COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Card

    The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Card is available for the public to download and print. Individuals may wish to print the COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Card and bring it to their vaccination site. The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Card does not replace the requirement of federal and state laws for effective communication to Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind persons, such as sign language interpreters or other services.

  •  Upcoming FY23 Meeting Dates

    Upcoming FY23 Meeting Dates

    Commission Meeting

    • August 26, 2022
    • November 4, 2022


    Interpreter Licensure Board Meeting 

    • September 23, 2022
    • Janurary 13, 2023


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