kcdhh http://wkms.org en KCDHH Strives to Provide Educational Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing http://wkms.org/post/kcdhh-strives-provide-educational-opportunities-deaf-and-hard-hearing <p>The National Institutes of Health says hearing loss is the third most common health issue in the United States, behind arthritis and heart disease.&nbsp; Fully 16 percent of our region’s population deals with hearing loss.&nbsp; Kate Lochte speaks with the Executive Director of the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Virginia Moore and a Commission staff advisor who is deaf, Anita Dowd.&nbsp; Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Executive Director Virginia Moore says that her goals include improvements for deaf inmates in the correctional system and equal acce Sun, 30 Sep 2012 14:00:14 +0000 Kate Lochte 22645 at http://wkms.org KCDHH Strives to Provide Educational Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing