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State Resources - Washington

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
Washington School for the Deaf
611 Grand Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661
TTY/V: 360-696-6525
TTY/V: 1-800-613-4228
FAX: 360.696.6291
Web site: http://www.wsd.wa.gov

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 10
1620 18th Street Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
TTY/VP: 206-324-1133
V: 206-324-9120
Fax: 206-324-9159
Web site: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Special Education Section
Old Capitol Building
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
TTY: 360-664-3631
V: 360-725-6000
Web site: http://www.k12.wa.us/specialed/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

PO box 45340
Olympia, WA 98504-5340
TTY/V: 360-725-3636
TTY/V: 1-800-637-5627 (toll free)
Spanish Toll Free: 1-866-217-2964
Fax: 360-438-8007
Web site: http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Department of Social and Heath Services
PO Box 45301
Olympia, WA 98504-5301
TTY/V: 360-902-8000
TTY/V: 360-753-0609
TTY/V: 1-800-422-7930 (toll free)
FAX: 360-902-0855
Web site: http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/hrsa/odhh/index.shtml

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Early Childhood Home Instructional Program
  for Hearing Impaired Infants and their Families
Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105-0371
TTY: 206-987-2280
V: 206-987-2000
Web site: http://www.chmc.org/

Gallaudet University Regional Center
Ohlone College
43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539-5885
TTY/V: 510-659-6268
FAX: 510-659-6033
E-mail: gurc.ohlone@gallaudet.edu
Web site: http://www.ohlone.edu/org/gurc/

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAM
Seattle Central Community College
Disability Support Services
1701 Broadway, BE1147
Seattle, WA 98122
TTY/V: 206-587-4183
FAX: 206-903-3236
Web site: http://seattlecentral.edu/dept/accommodate.php

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