DRT - Deaf Hard of Hearing

The District Resource Teacher - DHH provides support service for students kindergarten to grade 12 whose educational and social emotional development is significantly impacted by their hearing loss.

Support Includes:
  • collaborating with teachers to meet the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing 
  • supporting maximum inclusion for deaf and hard of hearing students 
  • providing tutorial support 
  • assisting students in developing auditory skills 
  • teaching appropriate use and care of assistive listening devices
  • educating the hearing community regarding the needs of the students who are deaf and hard of hearing 
  • sign language services 
  • liaising with parents and community agencies

Referral Process
Students are eligible for support when they meet Ministry criteria for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (F). Referrals are made to Learning Services.

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