The Family Focus Guide helps families and individuals, in and around the Fayetteville area, find resources in our community.
If you have a service-focused organization that serves families in the Fayetteville, Cumberland County area and would like to be listed, please email us at [email protected].
Provides support and information to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf parents with hearing children and the professionals who serve these families, from birth to 21. (800) 541-4327 (V/TTY) - in North Carolina only.
Deaf-Blind Specialists provide services to meet the unique needs of persons who have hearing impairments in addition to blindness. These services help individuals to live independently in their homes and communities. Community Outreach Services might include: assessment of needs; referral, advocacy and support services; and consultation, education and training for the consumer, family members and other service providers.
Administers hearing and speech/language screenings to children ages 3-5 in child care centers, home care centers, at community sites, and in the Speech/Audiology Department. Referrals and follow-up are provided for children who do not pass the screenings.
Provides early educational opportunities for children under age 3 years old who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provides high quality services to young children and their families by collaborating with Children's Developmental Service Agencies, audiologists, early intervention programs, and other vital agencies.