Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Interpreting and transcription services are available for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Students should contact a campus Disability Support Services (DSS) office. Employees or visitors needing interpreters should contact Ashley Fagan.

Interpreter Request Form


Ashley Fagan, Interpreter Coordinator
816.604.1426, cell: 816.694.8825

  • Hires, trains and supervises MCC interpreters
  • Consults with DSS Offices regarding accommodations for deaf and hard-of-hearing students
  • Provides assistance regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing issues

Carin Smutny, Learning Specialist for Deaf Students
816.255.5655 (text only)

  • Conducts language assessment
  • Provides referrals to MCC resources and community agencies
  • Coordinates tutoring for students whose primary language is ASL