DORS Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services(DHHS) are for people whose primary disability is deafness or hearing loss.
DHHS counselors are specially trained to work with people who are deaf/hard of hearing. Many people in the Deaf community refer to DORS rehabilitation counselors for the deaf (RCDs) as VR (vocational rehabilitation) counselors. RCDs use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with consumers who are deaf and use ASL.
The position of Deaf & Staff Specialist for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services is vacant until mid-June 2021.
In the interim, Program Manager for the OFS Technical Branch, Derick Serra, who is hearing, can be reached at email@example.com or 410-554-9381.
2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218
410-554-9442 | 888-554-0334 | 443-798-2840 VP
The Vocational Rehabilitation program receives 78.7% of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Federal fiscal year 2019, the total amount of grant funds awarded were $47,197,460. The remaining 21.3% of the costs ($12,773,900) were funded by State appropriations.