Ramona Rice of Salt Lake City has been selected as the recipient of the Hamilton Relay 2015 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award for the state of Utah. Ramona is passionate about advocating on behalf of individuals with hearing or vision loss and works tirelessly to ensure they are aware of available resources.
As the founder of the Collaborative Partnership in Utah for People with Vision and/or Hearing Loss, Ramona has helped to build a bridge between organizations and state agencies to provide more cohesive and empowering solutions for individuals with vision and/or hearing loss. Her unyielding commitment to the formation of inter-agency and inter-organizational services has helped provide a myriad of options for connecting with others in the community.
In addition to her work with the Collaborative Partnership, Ramona is involved in many local and national agencies that provide services to people with vision and/or hearing loss, including the Utah Council for the Blind, Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, National Federation of the Blind, Usher’s Chicks, Usher’s Syndrome Coalition, and the Disability Law Center.
As someone with both vision and hearing loss, Ramona is able to provide a valuable firsthand perspective when formulating solutions and services for those in the community. She has received high praise from her peers as someone who is dedicated to raising awareness and educating people about vision and/or hearing loss. We commend Ramona for her compassion and dedication to the community and are proud to present her with the Hamilton Relay 2015 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
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Hamilton Relay provides contracted Telecommunications Relay and/or Captioned Telephone services to 18 states, the District of Columbia and the Island of Saipan, and is a provider of Internet-based Captioned Telephone services nationwide. More information is available at hamiltonrelay.com.