Resources

Wisconsin Resources

Statewide Information and Referral Services

Regional Centers for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs


Northern Regional Center – Wausau

(715) 261-1900 or (866) 640-4106
northernregionalcenter.org

Northeast Regional Center – Neenah

(877) 568-5205
www.northeastregionalcenter.org

Southern Regional Center – Madison

(608) 265-8610 or (800) 532-3321
https://cyshcn.waisman.wisc.edu/

Southeast Regional Center – Milwaukee

(414) 266-6333 or (800) 234-5437
https://www.southeastregionalcenter.org/

Western Regional Center – Chippewa Falls

(715) 726-7900 or (800) 400-3678
https://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/government/public-health/children-with-special-health-care-needs

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC)

Lac du Flambeau
(715) 588-3324

https://www.glitc.org/programs/family-health-services/indian-tribes-of-wisconsin-youth-program/overview/

Statewide Government Agencies

Wisconsin Sound Beginnings – State Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program

(EHDI)
1 West Wilson St.
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 267-9191 Voice
www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/newbornscreening/hearing.htm

Wisconsin Birth to 3 Program

Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53702
(608) 266-8276
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/birthto3/index.htm

Wisconsin Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53702
(608) 261-7823
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/odhh/index.htm

Wisconsin Council on Deaf and Hard of Hearing

https://dhhcouncil.wisconsin.gov/

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

125 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(800) 441-4563 toll-free
(608) 266-3390
https://dpi.wi.gov/

WESP-DHH Outreach
Deaf Mentor and Parent Mentor Programs

Kastner Hall
309 W. Walworth Avenue
Delavan, WI 53115
http://wesp-dhh.wi.gov/outreach/

Wisconsin School for the Deaf

309 West Walworth Avenue
Delavan, WI 53115
877-973-3323 voice
877-973-3324 tty
http://wesp-dhh.wi.gov/wsd/

Wisconsin Genetics

https://geneticsinwisconsin.wisc.edu/

Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative (WSPEI)

(within WI Department of Public Instruction)
877-844-4925 toll-free
https://wspei.org/

Regional

Southeast Region

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Alliance (DHHA)

9431 West Beloit Avenue, Suite 109
South Milwaukee, WI 53227

Northeast Region

Hand-N-Hand of Northeastern Wisconsin, Inc.

Green Bay, WI 54301
Coordinator: Jenny Geiken
(920) 737-0477 v/tty
jlgeiken@hnhnew.org
www.hnhnew.org

Northern Region

Contact the Northern CYSHCN Regional Center to find a listing of local parent support opportunities in your region. They can be reached at (866) 640-4106.

Western Region

Contact the Western CYSHCN Regional Center to find a listing of local parent support opportunities in your region. They can be reached at (800) 400-3678.

Wisconsin First Step – First Call for Help

c/o Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center
1900 South Avenue
LaCrosse, WI 54601-9980

https://www.gundersenhealth.org/locations/la-crosse-campus/hospital/


Well Badger Resource Center

For information on resources and to provide some limited medical care coverage assistance: 1-800-642-7837

https://www.wellbadger.org/s/?language=en_US

Deafblind Resources

National Federation of the Blind

https://www.nfb.org/resources/deafblind-resources

WESPDHH Outreach

wesp-dhh.wi.gov/outreach/
(262) 787-9540

Wisconsin Deafblind Technical Assistant Project (WDBTAP)

(608) 356-2023
http://wesp-dhh.wi.gov/wdbtap/

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB)

www.nationaldb.org

Center for Deaf-Blind Persons

www.deaf-blind.org

Wisconsin Association for the Deaf

www.wisdeaf.org/

Wisconsin FACETS Statewide Center

2714 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 374-4645
(877) 374-0511 Toll Free
(414) 374-4635 tty
www.wifacets.org

Wisconsin Camps

Lion’s Camp and Retreat and Conference Center
3834 County Road A
Rosholt, WI 54473
(715) 677-4969 Voice
(715) 677-6999 TTY
(715) 677-3297 Fax
www.wisconsinlionscamp.com
info@wisconsinlionscamp.com

Wisconsin School for the Deaf

http://wesp-dhh.wi.gov/wsd/

HEAR Wisconsin

10243 W. National Ave.
West Allis, WI 53227
(414) 604-2200 Voice
(414) 604-7217 TTY
(414) 395-2117 VP
info@hearwi.org

Resources for Individuals who are DeafPlus

Every Move Counts

www.everymovecounts.net

Design to Learn Materials

www.designtolearn.com

Enabling Devices

www.enablingdevices.com
(800) 832-8697

Family Voices of Wisconsin

https://familyvoiceswi.org/

National Office of Family Voices

www.familyvoices.org

Circles of Life Conference

http://www.circlesoflifeconference.com/

National Resources

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (A.G. Bell)

3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(866) 337-5220 Voice Toll Free
(202) 337-5221 TTY
(202) 337-314 Fax
https://www.agbell.org

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

(800) AAA-2336 Toll Free
www.audiology.org

American Society for Deaf Children

800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695
(800) 942-ASDC Parent Hotline Toll Free
(410) 795-0965 Fax
www.deafchildren.org

Boys Town National Research Hospital

www.babyhearing.org

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/index.html

Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation

www.ciafonline.org

Hearing Health Foundation

https://hearinghealthfoundation.org/

Lifetrack
(St. Paul, MN)

https://lifetrack-mn.org/

Gallaudet University –Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

https://www3.gallaudet.edu/clerc-center.html

Hands & Voices

www.handsandvoices.org

Hear2Learn

Hearing, language, literacy support for families using a listening/spoken language approach. Available through the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM):

www.infanthearing.org/index.html

Hearing Loss Association of America

https://www.hearingloss.org/

John Tracy Clinic

www.jtc.org

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

www.nad.org

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

http://www.infanthearing.org/

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)

https://www.fhi360.org/projects/national-dissemination-center-children-disabilities-nichcy

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

www.nidcd.nih.gov

Raising Deaf Kids: A world of information about children with hearing loss

www.raisingdeafkids.org

American Sign Language Resources

HEAR Wisconsin

https://hearwi.org/

SignIt ASL

Online curriculum for learning conversational American Sign Language (ASL). Free to families of 0-3 year-old children who are DHH. Available through the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM): 

https://www.infanthearing.org/signit/index.php