Robert Vizzini of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has been selected as the recipient of the Hamilton Relay 2015 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Iowa. Robert has served many organizations and activities throughout the state as a leader and advocate.
Robert is an active member and representative for the Iowa Association of the Deaf, as well as the Cedar Rapids Association of the Deaf. He regularly attends national conferences to gather information and advice on how to make accessibility improvements in the state of Iowa. Robert also has served as an advisor for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention and as commissioner for the Deaf Services Commission of Iowa.
Robert is currently the American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture instructor at the University of Iowa. He was instrumental in leading a movement for the governor to sign a proclamation request which resulted in the Deaf Awareness Week celebration held at the University of Iowa.
We commend Robert for his passion and advocacy for the needs of the Deaf community to influence positive change. We are proud to present him with the Hamilton Relay 2015 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Iowa.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
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Hamilton Relay provides contracted Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone services through 25 contracts 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.