Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

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Announcements

What’s new at DHHS including news and events.

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Assistive technology

Information on hearing aids, assistive technology and cochlear implants.

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Deafblind

Services for deafblind people, FAQ and resources.

           

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Deaf Culture

Information on deaf culture, ASL, sign language classes in Minnesota.

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Emergency preparedness / health care information

Information on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities and health information resources.

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Families and children

Infant newborn hearing screening, communication options, family mentor program and educational options.

           

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Hearing loss

Signs, prevention, impact of hearing loss, speech reading, and diseases related to hearing loss.

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Interpreters

List of referral agencies, freelance interpreters, CART, information on legal rights and how to work with an interpreter.

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Mental Health

Mental health providers, interpreting and resources.

           

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Resources

ASL caption videos, general Deaf, DeafBlind, hard of hearing and hearing loss resources

Publications and fact sheets

List of resources and internal DHHS publications.

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Telephone Equipment Distribution Program

Long term loan of specialized telephone equipment to eligible Minnesotans at no cost.

 

Trainings

DHHS trainings, sponsored community trainings and online trainings.



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