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2021 TRID State Conference - Unmasking Hearts and Minds: Sharing the Same Goal

  • June 25, 2021
  • 6:00 PM
  • June 26, 2021
  • 6:00 PM
  • Virtual - Zoom
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Updates below!

Thank you for your patience!

Participants who register in one event can join the other event at no additional charge, you need only register once.to

The language of this conference and the following workshops is ASL. You will need to be able to access this information visually.

If you are using the Student registration, please email tnridwebmaster@gmail.com for the code.

Saturday, June 26 Corey Axelrod’s Deaf Education: Advocacy v. Empowerment, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (EST)

      Corey Axelrod, MBA, is the founder and CEO of 2axend, a Deaf-owned strategic consulting and training firm working with organizations to provide user-centric experiences to Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Axelrod is sought after as a consultant, thought leader, and trainer to organizations in the education, healthcare, healthcare education, government and language services industrieson issues of communication accessibility, inclusive organizational design, unconscious bias, risk management, and Deaf awareness and cultural humility.

       Since 2015, Axelrod has served as the president of the Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD). In this role, he spearheads IAD’s strategic initiatives and partnerships to ensure the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing community’s collective interests are represented among Illinois’ policy makers. He also currently sits on Northwest Community Hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council. Axelrodis a recent past-chair of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Outreach Committee, having been appointed by the NAD Board of Directors. He also served as a member of the Village of Arlington Heights’ Commission for Citizens with Disabilities, Illinois School for the Deaf Advisory Council and Chicago Hearing Society Advisory Council. In recognition of his contributions to local and national civic advocacy,the NAD awarded Axelrod with the Knights of Flying Fingers Award in 2016.

Here is the flyer from TSD - Educational Interpreters Institute

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The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. promotes excellence in the delivery of interpreting services among diverse users of signed and spoken languages through professional development, networking, advocacy, and standards.

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