Deaf and Hard of Hearing Unit (DHHU)
The DHHU Serves Maryland Job Seekers Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
The DHHU serves Maryland job seekers who are Deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH), helping them prepare for, find, and keep, stable employment. While helping D/HH job seekers to achieve their employment goals, the DHHU also promotes self-advocacy and independence.
The DHHU team also assists
students as they prepare to transition from school to post-school life.
Supervisor, Rehabilitation Counselors and Staff Specialist for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services are fluent in ASL and competent in Deaf culture. To help with accessibility, the DHHU team coordinates interpreting services, including the use of Video Remote Interpreting (VRI).
DHHU rehabilitation counselors for the Deaf (RCDs) are located at DORS offices throughout Maryland and provide the full range of DORS vocational rehabilitation (VR) employment services, student employment services, and Pre-Employment Services (Pre-ETS). The DHHU team also works to increase awareness of the needs of
D/HH job seekers among DORS staff, businesses, community rehabilitation partners (CRPs), workforce partners, and the general public.
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