Newsletters, Publications, and Press Releases
The Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing produces a variety of documents, as well as occasional press releases to inform the public of the resources available to those with hearing loss.
Current events might also require special resources for this population, so DDHH uses this section as a bulletin board for such occasions.
Current news regarding H1N1 flu resources for people with hearing loss...
Regarding the current H1N1 influenza situation, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) includes an entire web section for People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications and a special page with Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People.
Newsletters...The Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing publishes the "Monthly Communicator". This newsletter is unique in that submissions are from the Deaf and hard of hearing community. Stories highlight people with hearing loss and issues of interest to them. The newsletter includes a section on upcoming events in New Jersey that are communication accessible. Current issues as well as archived issues from previous years are available on-line.
Publications...Organizations Serving People with Hearing Loss in New Jersey 2007 is a comprehensive directory of national and state organizations that provide services to people with hearing loss. It includes contact information and a brief summary of the type(s) of services available from each respective organization.
The division also produces the following brochures with information on a wide range of resources for people with hearing loss:
To contact DDHH...For any questions or comments, click "E-mail Us" and fill out the information requested or call DDHH at
800-792-8339 V/TTY toll free in New Jersey;
866-771-7947 VP (Video Phone).