Programs and Services
Administration of Missouri Interpreters Certification System
MCDHH administers the Missouri Interpreters Certification System (MICS), which includes providing information concerning interpreting services and the laws regulating interpreters in Missouri, developing and implementing the administrative rules governing the MICS, evaluating and certifying interpreters, and promoting, supporting, and providing professional development opportunities for interpreters.
Workshops and Training
MCDHH provides workshops and training for both hearing persons and persons with hearing loss concerning a side variety of subjects, including deaf awareness, advocacy, empowerment, communications accessibility, and assistive technology.
MCDHH provides both individual and system-level advocacy for deaf and hard of hearing people. Most individual-level advocacy focuses on ensuring communications accessibility for people with hearing loss, while system-level advocacy focuses on obtaining new laws that improve the lives of people with hearing loss.
Programs and Service Highlights
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