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State Resources - Virginia

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
Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind
East Beverly Street
P.O. Box 2069
Staunton, VA  24402-2069
TTY/V:  540-332-9000
Toll Free:  1-800-522-8732
FAX:  540-332-9042
Web site:  http://www.vsdb.k12.va.us/

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 3
9320 Annapolis Road, Suite 330
Lanham, MD 20706
TTY:  301-459-5433
V:  301-459-5474
FAX:  301-459-5070
Web site:  http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Virginia Department of Education
Office of Special Education
PO Box 2120
Richmond, VA  23210-2120
TTY:  804.371.0655
V:  804-225-2402
V:  1-800-292-3820
FAX:  804-662-7528
Web site:  http://www.pen.k12.va.us/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Virginia Department of Rehabilitation Services

8004 Franklin Farms Drive
PO Box K300
Richmond, VA  23288-0300
V:  804-662-7528
FAX:  804-662-7663
Web site:  http://www.vadrs.org

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 203
Richmond, VA  23229-5012
TTY/V:  1-800-552-7917 (toll free)
TTY/V:  804-662-9502
Web site:  http://www.vddhh.org

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTERS ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC  20002-3695
TTY/V:  202-651-5855
FAX:  202-651-5857
E-mail:  training.clerccenter@gallaudet.edu
Web site:  http://www.necc.mass.edu/gallaudet

Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons
3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
Fairfax, VA  22030
TTY:  703-352-9056
V:  703-352-9055
FAX:  703-352-9058
Web site:  http://www.nvrc.org

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAM
New River Community College (PEC)
5251 College Drive or  PO Box 1127
Dublin, VA  24084
TTY/V/VP:  540-674-3619
FAX:  540-674-3644
Web site:  http://www.nr.vccs.edu/cdhh

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