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On-site Support Services

  • Highly qualified Deaf Education Teachers
  • Nationally Certified Interpreters
  • Audiologist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Counselor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Adaptive Physical Education Specialist

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

Creating Opportunities Through Access

Vision Statement

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at Hodgin Elementary School strives to create an accessible environment for social, emotional, and academic success in order to support students in reaching their highest potential.

Eligibility

In order to attend the DHH Program, a child must be eligible for Special Education services and have a documented hearing loss.

Program Overview

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Program serves Kindergarten through 5th grade students who have a mild to profound hearing loss. We provide direct instruction through American Sign Language, spoken language, or a combination of the two.

Public School Setting

  • Options for academic instruction in the general education and/or DHH classroom.
  • Research-based core curriculum used for all instruction
  • All students have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Hearing students are exposed to American Sign Language and Deaf culture
  • Opportunities for the DHH students and their siblings to attend the same school.
  • Extra-curricular activities after school (ex: Homework Helpers, Art Club, Science Club)
  • Extended School Year (ESY) during the summer
  • Opportunities to transfer to the DHH Program in McKinley Middle School and Del Norte High School
  • Family support through educational workshops, regular meetings and resources
  • Special transportation for DHH students.
Contact Martina Carlson  Martina Carlson Special Ed DHH Teacher
Contact Linda Childers  Linda Childers Staff
Contact Linda Childers  Linda Childers Staff
Contact Aliza Gonzales  Aliza Gonzales DHH Educational Assistant
Contact Kaeleigh Loveland  Kaeleigh Loveland Pool Educational Assistant
Contact Armelia Luna-chavez  Armelia Luna-chavez DHH Educational Assistant
Contact Ashlynn Major  Ashlynn Major Staff
Contact Julie Meyers  Julie Meyers DHH Educational Assistant
Contact Joanna Mignardot  Joanna Mignardot DHH Educational Assistant
Contact Susan Petrov  Susan Petrov Interpreter
Contact Paul Priest  Paul Priest Special Ed Teacher
Contact Charlene Rodriguez  Charlene Rodriguez Special Ed DHH Teacher
Contact Sandra Sandoval  Sandra Sandoval Interpreter
Contact Christy Taylor  Christy Taylor Audiologist
Contact Christy Taylor  Christy Taylor Teacher
Contact Ann Usinger  Ann Usinger Interpreter
Contact Molly Wieder  Molly Wieder Interpreter
Contact Charles Wilkinson  Charles Wilkinson (505) 362-1293 ex: 881-9855 extension 45014 Lead Interpreter