Deaf & Hard of Hearing Programs

Mission Statement

The mission of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program (DHH) is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and young adults, primarily through a professionally supported, school environment, and to assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow. We strive to help all students become confident, educated, self-advocating and caring individuals who are college, career and community ready.  

The Green Bay Area Public Schools Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) program has been educating students with hearing loss for many decades now. We serve students ranging in age from Early Childhood through age 21 offering itinerant services within a child’s home school, as well as program based services for students with more significant needs. The abundant service our specialists in Green Bay provide is top-notch and focused on student success in the real world.

District DHH Services

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) instructed Early Childhood Program. 
  • In-house audiology, speech and language services and educational interpreters.
  • DHH pull-out direct instruction and mainstream support.
  • iSign Club offered to all students at Lombardi Middle School and Southwest High School.
  • Deaf Club at Southwest High School that focuses on DHH social networking and support.
  • College scholarship opportunities for DHH students.
  • Yearly District wide field trips for our DHH students for confidence building and to support their social/emotional well being.
  • Opportunities for socializing with other DHH peers within our program schools.
  • Deaf adult role models are brought in to foster social/emotional development.
  • K-12 Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program Based Services tracked through Langlade Elementary, Lombardi Middle and Southwest High Schools.
  • Itinerant based services district wide for students attending their home school.

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Special Education Services are determined on an individual basis.  We offer a morning and afternoon Early Childhood Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program at Langlade Elementary School.  We also offer Deaf/Hard of Hearing Programming forKindergarten through 5th grade at Langlade.  Programming continues in 6th through 8th grade at Lombardi Middle School, and 9th through 12th grade at Southwest High School.  Itinerant Deaf/Hard of Hearing Special Education Services are also determined on an individual basis and are available at neighborhood schools within the Green Bay Area Public School District.

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