Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened

Last Updated; May 21, 2024

DIVISION FOR THE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING AND LATE DEAFENED

Providing services to the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing and Late-Deafened people of Maine.

Terry Morrell, Director
207-470-7668 VP
207-287-5292 FAX
E-mail: Terry.L.Morrell@maine.gov

Nancy Winter, Assistant to the Director
TTY Users Call Maine Relay 711
207-623-7958 Voice
207-287-5292 FAX
E-mail: Nancy.A.Winter@maine.gov

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened
150 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened (DDHHLD) provides a variety of services for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing and Late-Deafened citizens of Maine, including:

PUBLICATIONS

The Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened has authored and distributed several documents for and about Maine's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities:

"Resources: A Guide to Services for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing"

"Maine-Lines" newsletter

"Using your TTY Comfortably"

Interpreting Licensure Brochure

COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING AND LATE DEAFENED
2024 Commission Meetings:
6/13/2024 - In-Person only, Department of Labor, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, Frances Perkins Conference Room
10/10/2024

All meetings 4-7 PM

Due to Covid19, location will be determined prior to each meeting. Contact Nancy Winter at 207-623-7958 or E-mail: Nancy.A.Winter@maine.gov.

Commission for the Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing and Late-Deafened Members

Recent CDHHLD Minutes & Deaf Culture Annual Tea Awards Information & Recipients

American Sign Language Annual Deaf Tea Awards Nomination Information

32nd Annual Deaf Tea Awards Ceremony Video

31st Annual Deaf Tea Awards Ceremony Video

30th Annual Deaf Tea Awards Ceremony Video

29th Annual Deaf Tea Awards Ceremony Video

LINKS TO OTHER WEB RESOURCES:

Guidance for Hosts of Public Events and Meetings to Ensure Access for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Maine Department of Health and Human Services and Maine Department of Labor

Tips for the Media on Reporting on and for the Deaf Community

Text to 9-1-1
Helpful Websites
Bureau of Motor Vehicle Driver's License ID Stickers/Application/Certification of Deafness or Hard of Hearing

Covid Vaccine Information in American Sign Language

If you have suggestions for improving this website or have difficulty accessing any of its content, please contact: Webmaster.BRS@Maine.gov.

Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Guidelines

2024 Annual Deaf Tea Nomination Form