The mission of the Western Oregon University Regional Resource Center on Deafness is to prepare professionals in the Northwest to be qualified to serve the unique communication, rehabilitation, and educational needs of deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. To that end, the Center offers:

  • graduate and undergraduate degree programs for professionals entering fields that serve people who are deaf or hard of hearing,
  • continuing education opportunities for currently practicing professionals, and
  • consultation and community service activities designed to enhance the quality of life for all citizens who are hard of hearing or deaf.






Elisa M. Maroney, Ph.D. Professor Regional Resource Center on Deafness maronee@wou.edu . 503-838-8735 Konnie Sayers, Administrative Assistant Regional Resource Center on Deafness sayersk@wou.edu . 503-838-8444