State Resources-Idaho

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

STATE SCHOOL
Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind
1450 Main Street
Gooding, ID  83330
208-934-4457
Website: http://www.iesdb.org/

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 10
1620 18th Avenue, Suiter 201
Seattle, Washington   98122
TTY/VP: 206-324-1133
V: 206-324-9120
FAX: 206-324-9159
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Idaho State Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education
650 West State Street
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID  83720-0027
V: 208-332-6910
FAX: 208-334-6878
Website: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/special_edu/

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Idaho Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
1720 Westgate Drive, Suite A
Boise, ID  83704
TTY: 208-334-0803
TTY: 1-800-433-1361 (toll free)
V: 208-334-0879
V: 1-800-433-1323 (toll free)
VP: 208-334-0879
FAX: 208-334-0952
Website: http://www.cdhh.idaho.gov
 
STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Central Office
650 West Street, Room 150
Boise, ID  83720
208-334-3390
Website: http://www.vr.idaho.gov/index.shtml

RESOURCE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center

Ohlone College
43600 Mission Boulevard
Room 20-203, Building 20
Fremont, CA  94539-5847
TTY/V: 510-659-6268
VP: 510-344-5594
FAX: 510-659-6033
Website: http://www.ohlone.edu/org/gurc

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS
College of Southern Idaho
315 Falls Avenue
PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID  83303-1238
TTY: 208-734-9929
V: 208-732-6260
V: 1-800-680-0274 (Idaho & Nevada)
FAX: 208.732-6799
Website: http://www.csi.edu/

Last revised January 2015

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