New Hampshire Deaf & Hard of Hearing Education and Resource Center Services

New Hampshire Deaf & Hard of Hearing Education and Resource Center Services

Through New Hampshire Deaf & Hard of Hearing Education and Resource Center; we are able to provide the following services:

Resource Center

  • Promote information and resources to optimize the educational outcomes for the state’s children and youth who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
  • Support parents/families/educational institution in finding the resources they need to help their child achieve intellectual, social, and self-advocacy milestones.
  • Assist Educational Interpreters to encourage high quality interpreting services and to offer them opportunities for continuing education.
  • Organize professional development and consulting for school districts, agencies and organizations.
  • Promote information and resources to optimize outcomes for the state’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing population.

Vocational Rehabilitation Case Consultation

  • Act as a central point for communication with the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Customer and VR Counselor.
  • Coordinate service providers with experience/expertise with hearing loss (mental health center, area agency, etc.).
  • Provide guidance and advocacy for VR customers and assist them in navigating the VR Process.
  • Assist counselors and families to define and reach desired outcomes (needs, resources etc.).

Teacher of the Deaf Consultation

  • Collaborate with FCESS/Area Agencies for Deaf and Hard of Hearing related Early Intervention services for families.
  • Provide direct services, evaluations and consulting within school districts with a certified Teacher of the Deaf.
  • Provide supports and guidance for families through Part C and Part B services.

Transition Services

  • Pre-Employment Transition Services for students between the ages 14 – 21 in New Hampshire with focus on Job Exploration Counseling, Work Based Learning, Comprehensive Transition or Post-Secondary Education, Work Readiness and Deaf Self-Advocacy.

If you are interested to receive any of the service(s) or you need further assistance and do not see what you need on the list- please contact us at NHDeafEd@ndhhs.org or (603)290-5099