Services at WTC for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Employment Services

WTC Employment Services staff assist consumers who are deaf and hard-of-hearing with finding and keeping and a job.
  • Resume building
  • Cover letter writing
  • Job Seeking Skills Training
  • Interview practice
  • Job application
  • Job developers
  • Job coaching
  • Interpreting at the job interview, orientation, training, etc.
 

Audiology

The Audiology department at DORS Workforce & Technology Center assesses the hearing of individuals with disabilities to determine how hearing loss impacts communication and daily living. Services include:

  • Hearing screening
  • Audiologic assessment to determine hearing loss and degree and type of loss
  • Communication skills evaluation to
    determine the best method for communication
  • Hearing aid evaluation, selection, orientation and fitting
  • Exploration of appropriate assistive listening and alerting devices
  • Employment-related consultation to determine accommodations and strategies for the workplace

Individuals must be current DORS consumers with an employment goal to receive WTC services.

Driver Education

DORS Workforce & Technology Center offers customized driver education for DORS consumers who use ASL as their primary communication. This driver education class is designed for the deaf and hard-or-hearing and includes ASL interpreting services. Tutoring sessions for this drivers education class are also offered.

3 men and 1 woman pose for group photo. 
WTC's Deaf Services staff help consumers who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing find employment.
(L - R) Bette Wilder, Jon Barad, Nathan Klewin &Todd Goldberg.