Empowering deaf and hard of hearing persons through education and community involvement

We provide deaf and hard of hearing Northern Virginians— along with their families, friends, and the businesses and agencies that serve them— the tools and resources they need for success and independence in our communities.
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We Serve a Diverse Community of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

At our organization, we are committed to fostering a thriving and inclusive community for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in Northern Virginia. We provide a range of services and resources designed to empower our visitors to achieve their full potential and live fulfilling lives.
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Celebrate Communication

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Celebrate Communication (CC) is a free information fair for anyone with an interest in or connection to hearing loss. It is held annually and features exhibitors from a variety of organizations that provide resources for people with hearing loss. ASL interpreting is provided.
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We Serve a Diverse Community of Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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Our gallery is a great place to learn about deaf culture and see real people interacting in American Sign Language (ASL). We have a variety of resources that showcase the lives of deaf people, and explore ways they can live even fuller lives.
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Be part of the change.

At NVRC, we believe in fostering a vibrant, interconnected community for the deaf and hard of hearing in Northern Virginia.

Join us in our quest to provide essential tools and support, enabling individuals and families to thrive and contribute meaningfully to society.
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