How can you access services if you are or a family member is Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, or Late Deafened?
- First consult the Regional Programs map and determine the area in which you live.
- Contact the Regional Provider assigned to your area of the state.
- If there is no Regional Coordinator for your part of the state, contact the State Coordinator who can assist in setting up services
- When you arrive at the CSB where you live ask for the Regional Provider or tell the CSB that you want to have an interpreter and ask them to contact the Regional Provider.
- It is your right to request either direct sign communication from a sign fluent provider or use an interpreter provided by the CSB.
The State Coordinator for Services for Persons Who Are Deaf, Hard of Coordinator Hearing, Late Deafened, or DeafBlind can provide technical assistance and consultation to CSBs, facilities, and community providers by:
- Reviewing the availability and utilization of appropriate assistive technology equipment
- Providing information about resources and training opportunities
- Identifying and publicizing community resources
- Providing consultation for assessments, ongoing evaluations, or treatment team meetings
- Providing training to increase awareness, skills, and abilities related to working with individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened, or DeafBlind
- Providing consultations related to communication access
For more information contact:
Kathryn A. Baker, LPC
Services For Persons Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened or DeafBlind
85 Sanger’s Lane
Staunton, VA 24401