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TeenSign Camp Flyer 2017
Every February, DHHS hosts a Silent Weekend for interpreters and ITP students, so they can improve their ASL expressive and receptive skills in a completely voice-off environment.
The 2017 Kids Kamp coming up here soon!
Mayfest Save The DateMayfest is an annual DHHS fundraiser.  This year, it will take place at Bridgewater Place on May 11th at 6pm to 9pm. There will also be a silent auction with awesome prizes! Get your tickets now!
DHHS hosts a number of workshops through out the year, including workshops for Interpreters and the Deaf Community.
The Awareness and Distribution Assistance for Persons with Technology (ADAPT) program targets individuals who need specialized equipment for their homes and daily living.  To learn more about this program and what it offers, please visit the ADAPT page under Programs.
Our 2014 Silent Celebration was a great success! See you in 2015!
Visit our KidSigns page to learn more about our bi-monthly events! Next event will be on January 29, 2017!
Our Services
  • Advocacy Services
    Advocacy Services Do you …. Have problems with SSI procedures or checks? Need to understand your letter, billing statement, or forms? Have...
  • Sign up for ASL Classes & ASL tutoring
    Sign up for ASL Classes & ASL tutoring Take ASL I, II, III or Conversational ASL with us!  If you want to reserve a spot now, contact Nancy...
  • Request a certified interpreter
    Request a certified interpreter For more information about our Interpreter Services, or to request an interpreter, contact DHHS by phone (616) 732-7358, fax (616)...
  • Order assistive equipment
    Order assistive equipment The Assistive Technology Center at D&HHS allows people to order equipment or try different pieces to determine which ones fit...

Our Programs

  • Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity Training
    Be Educated Be Aware Be Prepared We offer customized trainings to ensure you are educated, aware and...
  • Community Education
    Our Community Education program offers several services: American Sign Language classes, presentations, in-service training and deaf empowerment...
  • Hearing Assistive Technology Program
    The Hearing Assistive Technology program targets individuals who need specialized equipment, consultation and tools for their homes, workplace and...
  • KidSigns
    Our KidSigns program’s mission is to promote independence, a sense of Deaf pride, socialization, American Sign Language...
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