NDSD/RCDHH Services

Services, listed below, may be accessed by contacting the ND School for the Deaf/Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing. A contact person, identified after each topic, is available to answer questions or provide additional information.

  • Comprehensive Assessment Services:      Are available to assist the child's multi-disciplinary team. (Contact: Outreach Coordinator)

 

  • Educational Programming:   Deaf and hard-of-hearing students of all grade levels:  pre-school, kindergarten, elementary and middle school. (Contact: Superintendent)

 

  • Health Services Program:      Materials and brochures related to total wellness including resources related to deafness. (Contact: Director of Health Services)

 

  • Infant Hearing Screening:     Is available for infants and toddlers (0-3). (Contact: Outreach Coordinator)

 

  • Inter-Library Loan:      Professional books and videotapes on a variety of professional development topics including:  disabilities, hearing loss, sign language, interpreting, educational programs, deaf culture, parenting, etc. (Contact: Librarian)

 

  • Interpreter Referral Service:     (Contact: Communications Coordinator)

 

  • Parent-Infant Program:     For families whose child, 0 to 3 years, has a suspected or identified hearing loss. The Parent-Infant Program is family centered to assist families in addressing their child's needs related to hearing loss. These services are provided in the child's natural environments. (Contact: Parent-Infant Coordinator)

 

  • Professional Consultation:     A certified Teacher of the Deaf is available to provide assistance to school teams in determining areas of need for deaf/hard of hearing students. Professional development classes, demonstrations, workshops, and staff in-services are available. (Contact: Outreach Coordinator)

 

  • Sign Language Instruction:      Including both American Sign Language and Signed English. (Contact: Communications Coordinator)

 

  • Summer Camps:     For children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. (Contact: Outreach Coordinator)

 

  • Workshops or educational inservices:     On hearing loss and communication tips, deaf awareness issues, deaf culture, basic sign language, assistive-listening devices (fire alarms, doorbells, TTY's, etc.), hearing aids, audiograms, classroom modifications and strategies. (Contact: Outreach Coordinator, Adult Services Coordinator, or Communications Coordinator)