About The Council

Mission

The mission of the Council on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Equality (CODHHE) is to unite, in one Council, advocates and State agency policymakers to ensure the empowerment of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing and to increase the knowledge, awareness, and appreciation of the rights of hearing impaired citizens of the State of Delaware.

The Council on Deaf & Hard of Hearing Equality is currently not meeting.

Please contact John McNeal at:

State Council for Persons with Disabilities
410 Federal Street - Suite 1
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-3620
Email: John.McNeal@state.de.us

Purpose

The purpose of CODHHE is as follows:

  • To increase the knowledge, awareness, and appreciation of the rights of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing in the State of Delaware
  • To work for a better quality of life for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing in the State of Delaware
  • To promote coordination among state agencies, programs, and services for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • To monitor and advise the Delaware Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with respect to the services it provides
  • To inform and advocate with service providers for improved services for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • To provide policy makers and the general public with an analysis and recommendations on federal, state and local legislation, regulations and policies affecting state programs for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing