Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf (RCD's)

Employment Services 

A wide range of services for Vermonter’s who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or late-deafened are available from the Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RCD):

  • Experienced sign language users with extensive knowledge of Deaf culture
  • Knowledge of types of hearing loss as it impacts employment and independence
  • Work with high school students and adults
  • Work with Audiologist statewide in conjunction with hearing aids
  • Are a resource for individuals and employers

Employment services for the Deaf, hard of hearing, and late deafened may include:

  • Employment Counseling and Guidance
  • Career development
  • Finding your job interests and skills
  • Resume writing
  • Interview skills
  • Keeping your job
  • School and job training
  • Accommodations

Other Services

In addition to employment services, RCD's provide:

  • Provision of technical assistance in different settings, i.e., accommodations at work and home
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Technical assistance around the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Information about deaf clubs or hard of hearing groups
  • Support groups
  • Accommodation tips for employers

Life After High School Transition Services

Life after high school transition services include:

  • Information on accommodations
  • Job leads, referrals, and job try-outs
  • wide-range consultation
  • Special equipment for work (if eligible)

Contact Information

Vermont VocRehab
Central Office

HC 2 South
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-2040
866-879-6757 (Voice/TTY)