Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
DRS services for those with hearing loss include a variety of programs and informational services. We provide services to individuals who are Deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, deaf-blind and those with speech impairments.
In addition to information and referral about community services and resources, DRS operates the following programs for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:
How to Apply
Step 1: Locate an office nearest you, use this link to find the state office and contact information that serves your area.
Step 2: Call for an appointment
Step 3: Fill out an application
Step 4: Gather as much medical information as you can
Step 5: Show up for the appointment to complete the application
Keys to Success
- Keep in contact with your counselor
- Let him or her know if you move or change phone numbers
- Complete any assignments
A person may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services if he or she has a significant physical, emotional, mental, or learning disability that is a substantial barrier to employment and requires VR services to prepare for, obtain, keep or return to work.
What to bring in order to expedite the application process:
Copy of documentation verifying the disabling condition(s), copy of academic transcript(s), Social Security card, picture ID, immigration status documentation if not a US citizen, medical insurance verification, if available.
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