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Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Deaf / Hard of Hearing

  • Resources for families with deaf children.

  • Assistance to Kansans for those with vision and hearing loss for assistive technology.

  • Deaf and Disability Services
    An array of services and support to the Deaf and those with disabilities. Focusing on full inclusion and designed to enable active engagement in the community.

  • Closed Captioning for Streaming Television

    Options for captioning from various streaming services:

  • Providing educational and resourceful programs and activities to inspire a deeper appreciation and understanding of the lives of diverse deaf people, including their language, culture, experiences, achievements and contributions worldwide.

  • Providing telecommunications relay services for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking.

  • Opening the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.

  • Kansas state non-profit organization to bring deaf and hard of hearing individuals together to promote greater access into the mainstream of life.

  • A state agency authorized to develop and implement a program of information and referral, advocacy, public education and direct services to assure coordination and availability of services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

  • A barrier-free communication environment which fosters early, fluent communication and ongoing fluent communication as a means of broadening horizons and maximizing possibilities.

  • Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life by restoring hearing. We accomplish this by evaluating and treating patients and by our involvement in clinical research projects. Through our work, we relieve the isolation and misunderstanding caused by hearing loss and other ear-related disorders by educating patients, their families, and professionals in the field.

  • Agency of the state of Missouri to advocate for public policies, regulations, and programs to improve the quality and coordination of existing services for individuals with hearing loss and to promote new services whenever necessary.

  • Signing at services and Sunday school for the deaf community. The deaf group also serves as a ministry small group. They meet for worship, pot luck, bible study, fellowship and games.

  • Face-to-face communication technology to give rich and invigorating communication experiences for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing.