State Resources-Minnesota

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 SCHOOLS
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
615 Olof Hanson Drive
PO Box 308
Faribault, MN 55021-0308
TTY/V: 507-332-5400
FAX: 507-332-5528
Website: http://msad.msa.state.mn.us/

Metro Deaf School
1471 Brewester Street
St. Paul, MN 55108-2612
TTY: 651-222-0984
V: 651-224-3995
FAX: 612-222-0939
Website: http://www.metrodeafschool.org/

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 5
485 Avenue of the Cities, Suite #5
East Moline, IL 61244-4040
V/TTY/VP: 309-755-0018
FAX: 309-755-0025
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, Minnesota 55113-4266
V: 651- 582-8200
E-mail: mde.special-ed@state.mn.us
Website: http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/Learning_Support/Special_Education/ index.html

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Department of Human Services
PO Box 64969
St. Paul, MN  55164-0969
TTY: 1-888-206-6507
V: 651-431-3253
Website: https://mn.gov/dhs/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILIATION
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Department of Employment and Economic Development
First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E200
St. Paul, MN 55101-1351
TTY: 651-296-3900 or 1-800-657-3973
V: 651-296-5616 or 1-800-328-9095
FAX: 651-297-5159
Website: http://www.deed.state.mn.us/rehab/vr/main_vr.htm

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
Gallaudet University Regional Center
Gallaudet University Regional Center
John A. Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Website: http://www.jalc.edu/gurc/

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS
North Central University
Carlstrom Deaf Studies
910 Elliott Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
TTY: 612-343-4790
V: 612-343-4730
FAX: 612-343-4799
Website: http://www.northcentral.edu/

St. Paul College
Deaf Studies
235 Marshall Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55102
TTY: 651-846-1548
V: 651-846-1600
FAX: 651-846-1703
Website: http://www.saintpaul.edu

 

Last revised January 2015

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