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Counseling Services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind Individuals

The AODA Project Coordinator provides FREE outreach and education to AODA treatment providers and peer support recovery groups about the needs of the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and hard of hearing population in Wisconsin and how to better serve them. The Project Coordinator also conducts outreach and education to this targeted population to encourage their participation in AODA treatment. Depending on the circumstances, the Project Coordinator can also assist in obtaining sign language interpreters, the use of assistive listening devices or printed materials produced in large print for individuals with low vision.

Denise Johnson
Project Coordinator AODA Services for Deaf, Deaf-Blind & Hard of Hearing
414-291-7520 or 866-716-3481, 414-226-8319 (TTY) or 414-291-7525 (fax).

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Online Mental Health Counseling
Deaf Counseling Center is a Deaf-owned and operated psychotherapy and consulting practice staffed by Deaf licensed professional therapists. They specialize in working with Deaf people and their families and are committed to:

  • Providing safe, confidential, and nonjudgmental therapeutic services;
  • Creating a culturally sensitive counseling environment for Deaf clients and their families;
  • Ensuring effective communication through American Sign Language;
  • Enhancing lives through empowerment and positive change.

If you are aware of any mental health, behavioral health or addiction service providers who can sign and are licensed to work in Wisconsin, please contact the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH).

Last revised February 8, 2018