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Regional Resource Center on Deafness

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The Regional Resource Center on Deafness is housed in the College of Education along with the Divisions of Deaf Studies and Professional Studies, Teacher Education, and Health and Exercise Science. For over 50 years we have been writing grants to support students in fields such as interpreter training, deaf and hard of hearing education, and rehabilitation counseling. Grant awards from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) allow us to provide over $620,000 each year in stipends and tuition remissions for students in our undergraduate ASL/English Interpreting Program, our graduate level Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, and our month-long Rehabilitation Counseling with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults certificate program. 

In addition to student support, we also provide outreach and technical assistance to interpreters through the Western Region Interpreter Education Center (a part of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers, funded by RSA), and to adult settings such as colleges and vocational rehabilitation programs that are unfamiliar with providing access to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf with co-occurring disabilities through a contract with Pepnet 2.

News and Announcements

The RRCD is conducting a Community Needs Assessment for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Loss communities. The survey is open through August 31st., 2016.

2017 ASL Immersion (Annual Silent Weekend)

Hi all, Save the date! Dr. Neil Glickman will be visiting at WOU to conduct a workshop on the development of Deaf Mental Health Care as a profession. Dr. Glickman is a specialist in working with Deaf individuals with emotional and behavioral disorders and those with language deprivation. ...

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Hello, my apologies that this is last minute, I was wondering if an interpreter is available to interpret an interview for me for one hour at WOU, tomorrow. Fox News 12 wants to do a story on me.

Yes, I said tomorrow as in July 2, after 1pm?
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Call for Presenters Deadline - August 1st, 2017 ...

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