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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:

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


Workshop Announcement!


Join us November 21st and 22nd for an exciting hands-on workshop co-facilitated by Dr. John Gournaris and Alison Aubrecht on the topif of identifying and working through Deaf-Hearing cross-cultural conflicts in the workplace. The workshop is presented in ASL, and interpreters are provided. Please visit the following links for more information:




More Information

Cheryl Davis, Ph.D. Director
Regional Resource Center on Deafness . 503-838-8053

Konnie Sayers, Administrative Assistant
Regional Resource Center on Deafness . 503-838-8445


Regional Resource Center on Deafness 503-838-8444 | or e-mail: