The Department of Exceptional Student Education

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

Susan Z. Alex

Manager, ESE Special Programs (Acting)

1400 N. Florida Mango Road

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Phone: 561-684-5192

Fax: 561-684-5214


Lauren Trainor

DHH Resource Teacher

Jamie Aranda

Lead Sign Language Interpreter

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Sign Language Interpreter Services:

Request sign language interpreter services for parents/guardians and other community members by completing and submitting the ESE/ADA Sign Language Interpreter Service Request Form

Directions for completing the ESE/ADA Sign Language Interpreter Service Request Form

OPEN the form by clicking the blue link above.

COMPLETE the following sections:

   Requested Service

   Language Preference

   Services Requested For...

   Services Requested By...

   Signature of Requester

PRINT the pdf form

FAX to 561-745-3423

Contact: Jamie Aranda, NIC- Lead Interpreter

               Cell: (Text or Voice) 561-351-4827

               Fax: 561-745-3423, PX 43423

               VP: 561-948-0150


DHH Parent Support Group & Sign Language Classes

Scheduled meetings on selected Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Fulton-Holland Education Service Center at 3300 Forest Hill Blvd.  West Palm Beach, FL 33406.  Meetings are held in the Thurber Training Rooms. Childcare is provided. 

2014-15 Schedule for Parent Group Brochure: (Click the language of your choice)




We look forward to seeing you.


Audiology Center

Hearing testing and resources for children living in Palm Beach County

Call for an appointment: (561) 434-3257



Okeeheelee Middle School, 2200 Pinehurst Drive, West Palm Beach


D.D. Eisenhower Elem., 2926 Lone Pine Road, Palm Beach Gardens


Royal Palm School,  6650 Lawrence Road,  Lantana

2014 Annual DHH Picnic

Friday Feb. 7, 2014

John Prince Park

Panoramic Veiw of DHH Picnic


Thank You to our Supporters

Jamie Aranda
Picnic Chairperson Extraordinaire
Christa Balchunas, (Monetary Donation) Infant-Toddler Teacher of the Deaf &Hard of Hearing, SDPBC
Danny Conacelli, (Philadephia Water Ice) Philadelphia Water Ice
President and Board of Directors Kiwanis Club of Jupiter-Tequesta
Mr. & Mrs. Bob Horowitz Kiwanis Club of Jupiter-Tequesta
Mr. Marty Grivjack (Photography Services) Kiwanis Club of Jupiter-Tequesta
Mr. Patrick Thompson (Monetary Donation) Kiwanis Club of Jupiter-Tequesta
Dawn Rojas (Face Painting) Ruiz-Waddell Photography
Deborah Gibson, Owner & President (Food and Cooking Services) Signs of Excellence, LLC
Hidy Scheisser, (Monetary Donation) Audiologist, SDPBC
Mr. & Mrs.  Mulligan Subway
Holly Unser and Students, (Field Day Activities, ASL Student Volunteers & Clean Up) ASL Program @ Wellington High School
Rose Adams and Students, (Water, Ice, DHH Student Supervision & Clean Up) ASL Program @ Seminole Ridge High School
Tamberlynn Kroeck, (Bubbles, Bubble Pool, Prizes) Infant-Toddler Teacher of the Deaf &Hard of Hearing, SDPBC

Jim, Hidy, Robyn, Becky & Tricia

Audiology Department, SDPBC
Janice Brown, Cafeteria Manager, (Ice) Spanish River High School
Sue Delaney (Water, Juice Boxes, Snacks) Spanish River High School
June Backer, Owner & President, (Popcorn Machine) Nationwide interpreter Resources
Larry Townsend, (Gift Card) Costco, Boca Raton
Leandra Fava, (Gift Card) Costco, Lantana
Lisa Del Pozo and Students, (Crafts and Supervision for PK DHH Students) ASL Program @ Spanish River High School
Mimi Galbo and Students (Bean Bag Toss, Prizes and Student volunteers) ASL program @ Boca High School
Nicole Krauss, Manager of Media and Community Relations, (Gift Card) Publix Supermarkets, Inc.
Patrick (Bounce Houses) A Perfect Party
Sorenson Communications Corporate Office, (Monetary Donation) Sorenson Video Relay Service

Helpful Links:

DeafCenter Logo

Deaf Service Center of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Main Office (WPB):  (561) 802-3353 (v/tty)
South County:  (561) 278-6444 (v/tty)

Alliance for Families with Deaf Children(logo)

 Alliance for Families with Deaf Children
1350 East Sunrise Blvd. Suite # 105
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Office: (954) 370-1145



Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
207 N. San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
(904) 827-2200

National Association of the Deaf

National Association of the Deaf

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banner for early steps office in children's medical services, DOH

SHINE: Services for Infants and Toddlers with Hearing Loss in Florida