Resources & FAQ

The info you need to live your best life.

Deaf and hard of hearing people face unique challenges every day, so it’s important to find the right resources and information to help you work with these challenges and live your life to the fullest. With the right information, you can find answers to questions like how to find sign language interpreters in your area, what financial assistance programs are available for hearing aids, and more!

TAP

Technology Assistance Program

  • Free or reduced prices through VDDHH's TAP Technology assistance program.
  • Contact us for assistance and demonstration.
  • We have an application with instructions available for download below.
child with hearing aid

There is another program not listed here for the DeafBlind that we also support. More information can be found at www.icanconnect.org

Helpful Info

FAQ

Camps

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find financial assistance to purchase hearing aids?

Where can I find an ASL interpreter?

How do I order equipment through Technology Assistance Program

Where do I find an ASL class?

Some community colleges, universities, public libraries, or Parks & Recreation services near you as well as online courses.

for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children

Signs of Fun Camp

Camp Sertoma

Articles

Gallaudet University Football makes history with 5G-connected football helmet

Gallaudet University Football makes history with 5G-connected football helmet
Nov 2, 2023
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Gallaudet University

On Thursday, October 5, AT&T and Gallaudet University unveiled the first-ever 5G-connected football helmet. This helmet was used for the first time in NCAA history on Saturday, October 5, when Gallaudet played Hilbert College.

HOMETOWN ENTERTAINMENT: “Poetry in Motion” offers deaf-accessible ballet at Center in the Square

HOMETOWN ENTERTAINMENT: “Poetry in Motion” offers deaf-accessible ballet at Center in the Square
May 13, 2023
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WDBJ7

”The process of making this ballet, no one’s ever done it before,” says “Poetry in Motion” ballet creator William Smith.

Innovative project interprets ballet for deaf people

Innovative project interprets ballet for deaf people
May 11, 2023
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The Roanoke Times

On a Friday afternoon in April, Will Smith padded around the Roanoke Ballet Theatre studio giving directions to eight young dancers.

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