Transition Plan History

Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education (CDHHE) Transition Plan

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Main Number 317-232-7349
Videophone: 317-493-0476

1200 E. 42nd St
Indianapolis IN 46205

PDF Document (posted 10/1/12)

ASL Video* (posted 10/1/12):

Section 1 (Executive Summary) Section 5 (Duties 1-2) Section 9 (Governance, Transition Timeline, Budget)
Section 2 (Purpose) Section 6 (Duty 3) Section 10 (State Agency Coordination)
Section 3 (Guiding Principles) Section 7 (Duty 4) Section 11 (Stakeholder Group and Support Team)
Section 4 (Organization and Services Charts) Section 8 (Duties 5-6)

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    House Enrolled Act 1367

    During the 2012 general assembly, the legislature directed OMB, in consultation with other state agencies and a diverse group of stakeholders, to develop a transition plan for the creation of a new Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education.  The Center shall carry out its duties in an unbiased manner to ensure that children who are deaf and children who are hard of hearing acquire optimal language skills and academic abilities, regardless of the mode of communication used.

      General Information and Updates

      December 13 Budget Committee Hearing

      June Public Meetings

      May 14-15, 2012 Drafting Team Meeting

      April 25 Stakeholder Meeting

      April 25, 2012 Stakeholder Meeting Presentation

      Other Info

        Public Meetings

        Public Meeting Information:

        ■CDHHE Public Meeting Information (Procedure and Agenda)
        PDF Document ASL (Video)
        ■CDHHE Abridged Draft Transition Plan (Center Functions/Duties)
        PDF Document ASL (Video)
        Public Meeting Dates and Locations:

        Monday, June 18, 2012
        Adams High School
        808 South Twyckenham Dr. South Bend, IN 46615
        Tuesday, June 19, 2012
        Bedford North Lawrence High School
        595 N. Stars Blvd. Bedford, IN 47421
        Wednesday, June 20, 2012
        Indiana Government Center South Conference Center
        402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204

          Public Comment

          While we encourage all to attend the upcoming public meetings (listed above), we have also created an email address for those who can not attend the public meetings to submit comments.  Please email comments to