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DSDHH Presentation Morganton Regional Center October 27, 2011.

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1 DSDHH Presentation Morganton Regional Center October 27, 2011

2 Equipment Distribution Services:

3 Equipment Distribution Hearing Aids Amplification telephones Text telephones Captioned telephones Amplifying Devices Speech Equipment

4 Alerting and/or Amplifying Devices Various devices let you know: –Phone ringing –Doorbell –Alarm Clock Devices can be: –Audible (very loud) OR –Visual (flashing lamp or strobe) OR –Tactile (vibrating pager)

5 Services to Clients  Advocate for the rights and needs of individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind  Assist with communication needs:  Sign language interpreting  Hearing aids  Assistive technology  Telecommunication needs  Captioning services  Video Relay Services  Visor Cards  Weather Alert Radios  Skill Development/Counseling  Technology Assistance  Information & Referral

6 DSDHH Clients Served Data obtained from annual reports generated from the DSDHH database by Division of Information Resource Management

7 DSDHH Agencies and Agency Staff Served Data obtained from annual reports generated from the DSDHH database by Division of Information Resource Management

8 Services to Agencies  Communication Access Consultation & Advocacy  Presentations, Workshops & In-Service Trainings  Communication Accessibility  Hearing Loss in General  Tips & Strategies for Dealing with Hearing Loss  Deaf Culture  American Sign Language  Information & Referral  Collaboration

9 Where Can I Find a Sign Language Interpreter? Find a Sign Language Interpreter

10 Collaboration Statewide Collaborative Efforts –DHHS Housing –Health Disparities –Office of Disability Health –State & Regional Interagency Teams –Community Resource Connections

11 DSDHH has 7 Regional Centers All 100 North Carolina Counties are served Greensboro Raleigh Asheville Morganton Charlotte Wilmington Wilson 14 Counties 13 Counties 10 Counties 24 Counties 17 Counties12 Counties

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