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DSDHH Presentation Morganton Regional Center October 27, 2011
Equipment Distribution Services:
Equipment Distribution Hearing Aids Amplification telephones Text telephones Captioned telephones Amplifying Devices Speech Equipment
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)
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
DSDHH Clients Served Data obtained from annual reports generated from the DSDHH database by Division of Information Resource Management
DSDHH Agencies and Agency Staff Served Data obtained from annual reports generated from the DSDHH database by Division of Information Resource Management
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
Where Can I Find a Sign Language Interpreter? www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh Find a Sign Language Interpreter
Collaboration Statewide Collaborative Efforts –DHHS Housing –Health Disparities –Office of Disability Health –State & Regional Interagency Teams –Community Resource Connections
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
If you would like more information, check out our website: www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh or call us at 800-681-7998
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