Communication Cards

October 29, 2014

Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) is collaborating with law enforcement agency in Missouri and has received the endorsement of the Missouri Sheriff’s Association to produce Visor Communication Cards to increase better understanding and improve communication between Police Officers and the Deaf and Hard of hearing people in Missouri. MCDHH is now releasing the Visor Communication Cards for the Deaf, Oral Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This card can be kept in vehicles and shown to Police officers whenever a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Missourian is stopped on the road. If you would like a Visor Card,   please fill out the form here. Also, please remember, YOU MUST fill out a  Census of Persons with Hearing Loss form available. You may send both forms to us by email or regular snail mail on the address provided on the forms. Please, note that these cards are only available to residents of Missouri. 

Town Hall Meetings

Meeting Dates

February 25, 2023

MSD-Ingle Auditorium
505 E 5th St, Fulton, MO

March 11, 2023

The Whole Person
3710 Main St, Kansas City, MO

April 1, 2023

The Library Center-The Frisco
Community Room
4653 S Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO

Deaf Awareness Training

Missouri Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing provides law enforcement, first responders, and healthcare professionals training on communicating effectively with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities in emergency or non-emergency situations.

Training topics:

  • ADA Law/Accommodations
  • Law Enforcement working with Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing 101
  • American Sign Language Interpreter 101
  • Text to 911
  • Assistive Technology
  • Emergency First Responders

If you are interested in getting training from MCDHH, please contact

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