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State Resources - West 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
West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind
301 East Main Street
Romney, WV  26757
TTY/V:  304-822-4800
FAX:  304-822-3370
Web site:  http://wvsdb.state.k12.wv.us

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 3
9320 Annapolis Road
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
West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Special Education
1900 Kanawaha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV  25305
TTY/V:  304-588-2696
TTY/V:  1-800-642-8541
FAX:  304-588-3741
Web site:  http://wvde.state.wv.us/

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
West Virginia Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Capital Complex, BLDG. 6, Room 863
Charleston, WV  25305
TTY/V:  304-558-1675
TTY/V:  866-461-3578 (in WV)
VP: 304-558-2923
FAX:  304-588-0937
Website: http://www.wvdhhr.org/wvcdhh/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Division of Rehabilitation Services
State Capitol
PO Box 50890
Charleston, WV  25305-0890
TTY/V:  304-766-4965
TTY/V:  1-800-642-8207 (toll free)
FAX:  304.766.4989
Web site:  http://www.wvdrs.org/

RESOURCE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center
Karen Sheffer, Director
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) S438
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC  20002
Phone/Videophone: 202-250-2648
Web site:  http://www.gallaudet.edu/Outreach_Programs/Regional_Centers_.html