Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services

An interpreter provides ASL Sign Language for an audience at small lecture.

Students that need to request effective communication reasonable accommodations for hearing impairments should contact their school’s Local Disability Coordinator

Requests may include, but are not limited to: Sign Language interpreting, Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) as well as ensuring adaptive equipment is available when necessary.

Please note that the university will make every effort to offer effective communication accommodations.  Services for Interpreting and CART are subject to availability.  As service providers are in great demand in the Boston metropolitan area and often fill their schedules quickly, it is recommended to make requests at least two weeks in advance, if possible.  

Additional Resources:

Tips for Communicating with Someone who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Tips for Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing