Welcome to the District 196 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Home Page!



Our mission is to work collaboratively to empower DHH learners to reach their full potential by being responsible and productive individuals.




District 196 offers a variety of services and accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing learners including but not limited to: 


  • Academic support services
  • Compensatory skill development for learner's hearing loss
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing teachers
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing assistants
  • Sign language interpreting services
  • Cued language transliteration services
  • Captioning services
  • Amplification options
  • Educational audiologist

If you would like to learn more about what we have to offer your learner, please contact Paula Krippner at paula.krippner@district196.org.