The Office of Deaf Services is committed to providing deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind individuals access to behavioral health and developmental disabilities services. For information about DBHDD Deaf Services, please contact:
Candice M. Tate, Ph.D.
Director of Deaf Services
Kelly M. Sterling, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Director, Deaf Services
Amy Peterson, MS, CDI
Deaf Services Coordinator
Sign Language Interpreter Services
For information related to Sign Language Interpreter services, please contact:
Debra Walker, RID: CI, CT, SC:L
(404) 991-2308 (VP)
Jeffrey Bigger, NIC
(404) 308-2348 (text)
(404) 991-2356 (VP)
Intensive Residential Treatment Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
DBHDD, via contract with Caring Works, Inc., provides ASAM Level III.5 Intensive Residential Treatment services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals with substance use disorders. The program is staffed by individuals who are ASL Fluent and clinically prepared to provide treatment.
To make a referral to this program, please contact Caring Works, Inc. at (404) 564-4181 ext. 223.
Office of Deaf Services Organizational Chart (April 2014)