DCD MISSION (formerly known as DCDD)
The Division for Communication, Language, and Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DCD) is concerned with the well- being, development, and education of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with communication and learning disorders, ranging from mild to profound, and/or who are deaf or hard of hearing.
DCD aims to provide information to professionals and families regarding:
(a) the development of communication and learning abilities,
(b) the prevention of communication and learning disorders, and
(c) evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for individuals with speech, language, learning, and/or hearing difficulties.