State Resources-Ohio

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
Ohio School for the Deaf
500 Morse Road
Columbus, OH 43214
TTY: 614-995-1566
FAX: 614-995-1567
Website: http://www.ohioschoolforthedeaf.org

St. Rita School for the Deaf
1720 Glendale-Milford Road
Cincinnati, OH 45215-1258
TTY/V: 513-771-7600
FAX: 513-326-8264
VP: 513-771-0310
Website: http://www.srsdeaf.org

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 5
485 42nd Avenue, Suite 5
East Moline, IL  61244-4040
TTY: 309-755-0018/21
V: 309-755-0067
FAX: 309-755-0025
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Ohio Department of Education
Office for Exceptional Children
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
V: 1-877-466-2650
FAX: 614-752-1429
Website: http://www.ode.state.oh.us/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission

400 East Campus View Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43235-4604
TTY/V: 614-438-1200
TTY/V: 1-800-282-4536 (toll free OH only)
Website: http://www.ood.ohio.gov/

Center for Outreach Services
Ohio School for the Deaf
500 Morse Road
Columbus, OH 43206
TTY:V: 614-995-1566
FAX: 614-995-1567
Website: http://www.ohioschoolforthedeaf.org/outreach

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/

Greenleaf Family Center
Community Services for the Deaf
212 East Exchange Street
Akron, OH 44304
TTY:  30-37-.9351
V: 330-376-9494
FAX: 330-996-9108

Rehabilitation Services of North Central Ohio
Deaf Services
270 Sterkel Boulevard
Mansfield, OH 44907
TTY/V: 419-756-1133
TTY/V: 1-800-589-1133 (toll free)
FAX: 419-756-6544
Website: http://www.therehabcenter.org

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMS
Cuyahoga Community College
ACCESS Office
ACCESS/Disabled Student Services
4250 Richmond Road, Suite 1219
Highland Hills, OH 44122
V/TTY: 216-987-2230
FAX: 216-987-2423
Website: http://www.tri-c.edu

Ohio State University
Office for Disability Services
150 Pomerence Hall
1760 Nell Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1297
TTY: 614-292-0901
V: 614-292-3307
FAX: 614-292-4190
Website: http://slds.osu.edu/

 

Last revised January 2015

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