Subject: MSD's Resource Center on Deafness/New
Source: Barbara Garrison, Missouri School for the Deaf, Superintendent
Intended Audience: Directors of Special Education and Special Education
Date: October 12, 2007
MSD is pleased to announce that Larry R. Hoard began employment as Director
of Student and Outreach Services (SOS) on October 1, 2007.
Previously, he was employed by the Department of Mental Health as an Area
Supervisor in Hannibal. Larry is a licensed clinical social worker with
experience working with families, LEAs, IEPs, counseling, and First Steps.
Mr. Hoard notes that MSD's commitment to excellence was recently
acknowledge by MSIP granting it full accreditation.
The Deafness Resource Center at the Missouri School for the Deaf provides
support for families, schools, and professionals in deafness with a variety
of services including, but not limited to: on-site visits, audiological and
psychological assessments, consultations, professional development
opportunities, assistive devices, American Sign Language/Deaf History &
Culture classes, and varied formats of information through its outreach and
early intervention programs.
For resource training materials, assessments, professional training
opportunities, and requests, email the Resource Center on Deafness at
firstname.lastname@example.org, Larry Hoard at
email@example.com, or call