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ODHH Deaf or Hard of Hearing Education Resources

It is sometimes necessary for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing to take advantage of accommodations so that they can fully access their education. Some of these accommodations may include:

  • Preferential Classroom Seating
  • Note-takers
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Interpreters
  • Captions
  • Speech Therapy
  • Instruction using sign language

For information on early intervention, please refer to:

Maryland Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources


Virtual Directory NEW!

Policies & Resource Guides

Resource Guide: Individualized Education Plans – coming soon
Resource Guide: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
Policy: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Advisory Council Motion on Language Deprivation

Community Resources


Maryland State Department of Education (State of Maryland)

Maryland School for the Deaf (State of Maryland)

Parent Connections: A Program for Families of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Maryland Learning Links
Maryland Hand to Voices

Out of State

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
pepnet 2: For Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Center for Parent Information and Resources

PACER Center

U.S. Department of Education Resources for Students with Disabilities