The North Dakota School for the Deaf/Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides a comprehensive residential living program for students who live too far from campus. The program offers a home-like environment where educational, recreational, and counseling experiences are provided by qualified staff. NDSD/RCDHH provides weekly homegoing transportation.
The residential program at NDSD/RCDHH provides a full spectrum of services.
A language-enriched environment that enhances incidental learning through peer interaction, role models that are deaf, and counselors skilled in sign language. (Incidental learning is one of the most powerful learning experiences in life).
- Sporting activities such as swimming, basketball, volleyball, tennis, fishing, etc.
- Dances, and other social events that enrich the lives of students.
- Learning and leisure activities such as computer games, x-box, and board games along with craft projects.
- Dormitory shop projects.
- Community service.
- Life skills training.
- And much more!
The dormitory is a place where students learn about Deaf culture and make friends within the hearing and the deaf communities!