Thank you for choosing the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center for your sign language interpreting needs. We have been providing quality Sign Language Interpreters for 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 1-6 and ASL conversational on an ongoing basis. Classes are held at DHHC once a week for a 6 week session. Each class builds on one other.
Click below to see class schedule and register online.
Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment, EIPA is a tool that evaluates the voice-to-sign and sign-to voice skills of interpreters who work in the elementary through secondary classroom using videotape stimulus materials and a procedure that includes a comprehensive rating system.
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.
Join us for a fun night of cheering on the Florida Everblades AND supporing DHHC! On Friday, January 25th, DHHC will be receiving $5 from every ticket purchase. Tickets are $15 each. It's also Marvel Night so dress up as your favorite superhero!
Please join us for our upcoming holiday party! On Friday, December 14th, from 6pm-9pm, we will be hosting our annual holiday party. There will be a food truck and donated beer from Old Soul Brewing. We will also have a Signing Santa from 6:15pm-7:15pm. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope to see you there!
Safety tips in ASL, Churches, groups and links to articles regarding disabilities.
"To empower Southwest Florida's deaf and hard of hearing citizens and their families through education, advocacy and community involvement."
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