Commission on Services for Persons with Disabilities (CSPD) - Subcommittee on Communication Services (SOCS) for Persons Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Persons with Speech Disabilities


Aging and Disability Services Division Administrative Office

3416 Goni Road, Suite D-132
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 687-4210

Subcommittees

Mission Statement

The SOCS's mission shall be to serve in an advisory capacity as a resource to the Division in recommending policy for and the development and implementation of telecommunications services, equipment distribution and advocacy for Nevadans with communication disabilities.

    Purpose

    The Subcommittee acts as a liaison between Telecommunication service providers, service programs and the community. NRS 427A.797 authorizes the provision of telecommunications access for people who are deaf or have severely impaired speech or hearing. The law mandates the Division develop a registry for interpreters for the Deaf and Caption providers. The group acts as subcommittee to, and will report to the Nevada Commission on Services for Persons with Disabilities (CSPD) through the Communication Services Program Specialist. 

      Subcommittee on Communication Services (SOCS) for Persons Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Persons with Speech Disabilities