Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing (DHH)


A student who is deaf or hard-of-hearing has a hearing loss aided or unaided, that impacts the processing of linguistic information and which adversely affects performance in the educational environment. The degree of loss may range from mild to profound.


State Laws and Regulations

The rule referenced below is specific to DHH. Please refer to Volume I-B: Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules, Excerpts Related to Exceptional Student Education (PDF) for a complete listing of laws and regulations applicable to exceptional student education.

Department of Education Resources



Online Modules

State Resources

National Resources