Seeing the way the world hears
Support our mission to empower Southwest Florida's deaf and hard of hearing citizens and their families through education, advocacy, and community involvement.
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center is the only non-profit that serves the Deaf/HOH community in SWFL. We provide an array of services to the community. Take the time to look through everything we have to offer. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Thank you for choosing The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center for your American Sign Language interpreting needs. We have been providing quality Sign Language Interpreters for more than 35 years to Southwest Florida. Please click the link below, fill out the form so we may match our qualified interpreter(s) for your specific needs.
DHHC offers a variety of evening classes in American Sign Language 1-5 and ASL conversational on an ongoing basis. Classes are held at DHHC once a week for a 5 week session. Each class builds on one other.
Click below to see class schedule and register online.
Our agency is committed to educating businesses on ADA laws regarding the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We now offer a one hour lunch and learn for companies. We will come to you, bring lunch for up to 20 staff members, and educate your employees on the ADA laws, Deaf Culture, and teach them basic ASL to communicate with your Deaf customers and clients!
Email Alicia at ExecutiveDirector@dhhc.life to schedule your lunch and learn now!
Deaf mentoring Deaf, working with the deaf and hard of hearing students and adults teaching deaf culture, life skills, American with Disabilities Act (ADA), family support, job assistance, immigration support and more.
The FTRI free phone program offers specialized amplified telephones that may help you end the frustration over the phone. The equipment is loaned AT NO CHARGE for as long as needed, to residents who qualify.
Are you looking for information or referral services regarding Deaf and hard of hearing issues. We are here to assist.
Advocacy and Outreach to create community awareness regarding deaf and hard of hearing individuals and supporting their rights as an American Citizen.
Membership is very important to us, as we are a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. We need your support and membership to support our mission.
Specialized equipment for sale for the deaf and hard of hearing. Door bell flasher, baby monitors, smoke alarms, volume controlled phones, TV Ears, tty's and more.
Congratulations to our Executive Director, Alicia Miller, for winning ED of the year from the Cape Coral Community Foundation!
We are proud to offer weekly ASL Family Classes to our parents with D/HOH children! This class is completely FREE and offered every Tuesday evening from 6:30-7:30pm.
Check out the awesome Deaf Awareness article and pictures in Florida Weekly!
Safety tips in ASL, Churches, groups and links to articles regarding disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Justice provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through a toll-free
ADA Information Line.
800 - 514 - 0301 (voice)
800 - 514 - 0383 (TTY)
"To empower Southwest Florida's deaf and hard of hearing citizens and their families through education, advocacy and community involvement."
A planned gift to the endowment fund will help ensure that the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 agency, that has meant the most to you in your lifetime will continue into the future. You do not have to be wealthy to give.
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