Please note, the Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
(CDHI),created by the Connecticut State Legislature in 1974 to advocate,
strengthen and implement state policies affecting Deaf and Hard of Hearing
individuals, has been replaced under Public Act 17-30.
Public Act 17-30 creates a new Advisory Board for
Persons Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing to advocate, strengthen and advise the
Governor and the General Assembly concerning state policies affecting deaf or
hard of hearing individuals and their relationship to the public, industry,
health care and educational opportunity.