Madonna: Deaf and Hearing ImpairedMadonna University

Since it's inception in 1976, Madonna University's Office of Disability Resources (O.D.R.) has assisted more than one thousand (1000) students with disabilities. The O.D.R. employs four full-time employees who work as a team to create the best possible learning environment for students with disabilities. They are sensitive to the needs of individual students and are also fluent in American Sign Language.


Madonna University's successfully integrated learning environment is the result of mutual cooperation and support from the faculty, staff and administration. The University community is committed to providing each student with an opportunity to develop their unique self and share in a fulfilling post-secondary experience. Madonna University welcomes diverse academic communities, one in which people are allowed to discover their own individuality.


  • To provide students with disabilities access to educational opportunities. * To provide an environment for better understanding between disabled and non-disabled people.
  • To provide students with disabilities access to University opportunities for social, leadership, and self-advocacy development.