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State Resources - Louisiana

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
Louisiana School for the Deaf
2888 Brightside Lane
P.O. Box 3074
Baton Rouge, LA  70821
TTY/V:  225-69-8160
FAX:  225-769-3424
Web site:  http://www.lalsd.org

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 6
12160 Abrams Road, Suite 620
Dallas, TX  75243
TTY/V:  972-490-9677
FAX:  972-490-6042
Web site:  http://www.HKNC.org

Louisiana Deafblind Project
Louisiana State University Human Development Center
1900 Gravier Street
G6-2 Office 817
New Orleans, LA  70112
601-259-2575
Website: http://www.hdc.lsuhsc.edu/ladbp/

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Louisiana Department of Education
Division of Special Education
Claiborne Building
1201 North 3rd Street
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA  70801-9064
V:  225-342-3633
V:  1-877-453-2721
FAX:  225.342.3281
Web site:  https://www.louisianabelieves.com/academics/students-with-disabilities

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Louisiana Commission for the Deaf
8225 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA  70806
TTY:  225-925-4175
TTY: 800-543-2009
V:  800-256-1523
FAX:  225-922-1515
Web site:  http://www.dss.state.la.us
 
STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Louisiana Department of Social Services
Louisiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services
3651 Cedarcrest Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
TTY/V:  225-925-8900
FAX:  225-925-8966
Web site:  http://www.dss.state.la.us

RESOURCE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center
Arlene Garcia-Gunderson, Director
Gallaudet University Regional Center
1020 Grove Blvd. #1143
Austin, TX  78741
Phone/Videophone: 512-410-7071
Web site:  http://www.gallaudet.edu/Outreach_Programs/Regional_Centers_.html