Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Services for Deaf/HOH
The mission of the AODA For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing project is to increase access to culturally-sensitive, language- appropriate and accessible AODA treatment / recovery services for persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing.
What is this program about?
AODA for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a project that seeks to improve AODA (Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse) services for persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind or Hard of Hearing.
The AODA Project Coordinator provides FREE outreach and education to AODA treatment providers/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, use of assistive listening devices or printed materials produced in large print for individuals with low vision.
The mission of this project: is to increase access to culturally-sensitive, language-appropriate and accessible AODA treatment / recovery services for persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing.
Contact: Denise Johnson
AODA Services for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard-of-Hearing
VP Relay: 1-866-716-3481
Direct TTY: 414-226-8319
Direct VP: 414-937-5910