My Experiences with Working in the Headquarters and with Outreach Offices in Hosting Deaf Socials

By: Candice Goodie, Client Services Specialist Growing up in Bakersfield, I loved attending Deaf events, such as the monthly pizza night, annual community picnics, seasonal performances, etc. At those events, I would interact with Children of Deaf Adults (CODAs) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals of various ages, ranging as early as 3 to […]


Discovering Agriculture Through STEM (DATS) was a free summer program for college bound deaf and hard-of-hearing students who live in California and are entering grades 10-12 in Fall of 2018. Below is an account from one of our local Deaf Community members who attended. By Courtney Bronson, DATS camp was wonderful, with amazing staff, awesome campers, and […]

V Town Roller Derby

V Town Roller Derby invited our South Valley Outreach Office to have a booth at their Roller Derby.  At first, I thought it was for informational purposes but was surprised to learn it was for a fundraiser.  They support different charities and had selected Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center (DHHSC) to be their […]