State Resources-Pennsylvania

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
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
100 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
TTY: 215-951-4703
V: 215-951-4700
FAX: 215-951-4708
Website: http://www.psd.org

Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children
537 Venard Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
TTY/V: 570-585-1000
Toll Free: 866-4--=9080
Website: http://www.thescrantonschool.org/

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
TTY: 412-371-2233
V: 412-371-7000
FAX: 412-244-4223
Website: http://www.wpsd.org

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 3
9320 Annapolis Road, suite 330
Lanham, MD 20706
TTY: 301-459-5433
V: 301-459-5474
FAX: 301-459-5070
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education
333 Market Street, 7th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
V: 717-783-6913
TTD: 717-787-7367
TTY/V Free toll: 1-800-879-2301
Website: http://www.pde.state.pa.us/

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1521 North Sixth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
TTY/V: 717-783-4912
TTY/V: 1-800-233-3008 (in PA)
FAX: 717-783-4913
Website: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/office_for_the_deaf___hard_of_hearing/10371

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
1521 North Sixth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
TTY: 717-787-4885
V: 717-772-1659
FAX: 717-783-5221
Website: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTERS ON DEAFNESS
Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
201 West Wyomissing Blvd
West Lawn, PA 19609
TTY: 610-685-4525
V: 610-685-4520
FAX: 610-685-4526
Website: http://www.bdhhs.org/

Gallaudet University Regional Center
Todd Higgins,Director
Gallaudet University Regional Center
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830-2306
Videophone: 978-241-7057
Phone: 987-556-3701
Website: http://www.gallaudet.edu/office-of-national-outreach/regional-centers/east

POST-SECONDARY PROGRAM
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Outreach Center
Camp Hill Office
3401 Hartzdale Drive, Suite 123
Camp Hill, PA 17011
TTY: 717-909-5588
V: 717-909-5577
FAX: 717-909-5599
Website: http://www.wpsd.org/outreach_services.html

Last revised March 2017

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