Program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children READS Collaborative

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Contact Information

READS Collaborative
Contact: Evelyn Rankin, Director
Email Address:
Phone: 508-947-3634 x109
Fax: 508-946-1088

105 East Grove Street Middleborough, MA 02346
Area Served: Southeast

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The Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children has been in operation since the mid 1970s and provides educational services within a public school setting, Pre-K through high school, as well as early intervention.  The preschool setting is a self-contained classroom with specialized programming.  At the lower elementary level, students are introduced to mainstreamed classes to gradually teach them how to use an interpreter.  Academics are provided with the DHH classroom settings until the students are ready to participate in mainstream classes.  As the students reach upper elementary and middle school levels, they have the opportunity to continue to receive primary academic instruction with the DHH classes or to enter the mainstream classes.  All mainstreaming is done with support services necessary to the individual.  The DHH Program also provides services tailored to each students type of hearing loss, communication needs, and choice of amplification (hearing aids, cochlear implants)

Wheelchair Ramps, Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Medical Needs READS Collaborative Birth to 3, 3 - 4, 5 - 8, 9 - 13, 14 - 18, 19 – 22 Middleborough Evelyn Rankin 508-946-1088 508-947-3634 1904 Program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children Counseling, Education, Vocational 4) Southeast Schools - Day, Skills Training 105 East Grove Street Director 02346 Free Service, Personal Funds Deaf, Hard of Hearing Local Area Director American Sign Language ABINGTON, ACUSHNET., BERKLEY, BRIDGEWATER-RAYNHAM REGIONAL, PLYMOUTH, CARVER, DIGHTON, REHOBOTH, EAST BRIDGEWATER

Service Types

  • Schools - Day
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Deaf
  • Hard of Hearing

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: DESE
  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds