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 for the meeting link.
ASL Interpreters and CART services will be provided for all committee meetings. Contact Carolyn Cowan at for the CART link and if you have communication accessibility questions.

Scheduled 2023 Committee Meetings:
Note: Meeting dates are being scheduled. Please check back. 
Audiology and Health: 

Upcoming Council Meeting

May 5, 2023
This meeting will be held virtually. Community members and visitors can view this meeting remotely. If you are interested in viewing the NC Council meeting on May 5, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., click to join the webinar:
Passcode: 033578. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.
If you’re unable to view it through Zoom, you are welcome to watch it through YouTube Live.
You can watch CART captioning. View in a different browser adjusted to your viewing for this meeting.
Meeting agenda is available here.
Please send any questions you might have directly to the council members here.