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State Resources - Kentucky

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children in our state.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

STATE SCHOOL
Kentucky School for the Deaf
303 South Second Street
Danville, KY  40422
TTY/V:  859-239-7017
FAX:  859-239-7006
Web site:  http://www.ksd.k12.ky.us

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 4
1003 Virginia Avenue, Suite 104
Atlanta, GA  30354
TTY:  404-766-2820
V:  404-766-9625
FAX:  404-766-3447
Web:  http://www.HKNC.org

Kentucky Services for Children and Young Adults Who are Deaf Blind
University of Kentucky
Department of Family Studies
315 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY  40506-0054
TTY:  502-897-1583
V:  502-897-1583 ext. 279
FAX:  502-897-2994
Web site:  http://www.nfadb.org/

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Kentucky Department of Education
Division of Exceptional Children Services
500 Mero Street, 8th Floor
Frankfort, KY  40601
V:  502-564-4970
FAX:  502-564.7371
Web site:  http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Default.htm

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
632 Versailles Road
Frankfort, KY  40601
TTY/V:  502-573-2604
TTY/V:  1-800-372-2907
FAX:  502-573-3594
Web site:  http://kcdhh.ky.gov/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

209 Saint Clair Street
Frankfort, KY  40601
TTY:  1-888.420.9874
TTY/V:  1-800-372-7172
FAX:  502-564-6745
Web site:  http://ovr.ky.gov/
 
RESOURCE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center

Sheri Cook, Director
Gallaudet University Regional Center
John A. Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL  62918
Phone/Videophone: 618-565-0054
Web site:  http://www.gallaudet.edu/Outreach_Programs/Regional_Centers_.html

POST SECONDARY PROGRAM
Gateway Community and Technical College

Deaf Services Center
1025 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY  41011
TTY/V:  859-441-4500
FAX:  859-292-6418
Website: http://www.gateway.kctcs.edu/