Hearing and Visual Services
The Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired service programs are designed to enable consumers to achieve full inclusion and integration in society through success in employment, independent living, and social self-sufficiency.
The Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides education, advocacy and direct services to eliminate barriers and promote increased accessibility to programs, services, and information routinely available to the state’s general population.
Regional Centers for the Deaf
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) partners with three regional centers for the deaf, serving individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, or with cochlear implants. These centers offer vocational evaluations, job search support, and advice on assistive listening devices. Appropriate individuals are encouraged to make appointments through their DVRS counselors.