NC Council for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing

The North Carolina Council for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing was established to advise the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Public Instruction on matters pertaining to services provided to deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their families. All meetings are open to the public.
Two North Carolina statutes govern the Council for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing.

NC Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Committee Meetings

All official meetings of the North Carolina Council for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing comply with Article 33C, Section 143-318.9 to Section 143-318.18 of the North Carolina open meeting law. Public comments or questions will be addressed/answered at the end of each committee meeting.
If interested in observing any of these committee meetings, please contact Carolyn Cowan at Carolyn.Cowan@dhhs.nc.gov by 5/28/2021 for the meeting link.
ASL Interpreters and CART services will be provided for all committee meetings. Contact Carolyn Cowan at Carolyn.Cowan@dhhs.nc.gov for the CART link and if you have communication accessibility questions.

Scheduled Committee Meetings:
Audiology: June 4, 2021 from 1:00-2:00pm
Diversity/Disability: June 7, 2021 from 11:00am-12:00pm
Diversity/Disability: June 28, 2021 from 11:00am-12:00pm
Education: June 11, 2021 from 4:00-5:00pm
Health: June 16, 2021 from 12:00-1:00pm

Upcoming Council Meeting

May 7, 2021
If you are interested in joining the NC Council meeting webinar on May 7, 2021 from
9 a.m. to 12 p.m., please contact Carolyn Cowan at Carolyn.Cowan@dhhs.nc.gov by May 3, 2021 for the meeting link. 
You can watch CART captioning https://carolinascaptioning.1capapp.com/session/241450/view in a different browser adjusted to your viewing for this meeting. 
Please send any questions you might have directly to the council members here.