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Not Without Us Survey Results

Not Without Us campaign logoThe Michigan Department of Civil Rights is pleased to share the Not Without Us—A Census and Needs Assessment for Michigan’s Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Communities viewbook. The viewbook presents selected findings from the statewide census survey and needs assessment in a variety of domains, including:

  • Communication preferences and access
  • Education and employment
  • Access to healthcare and government services
  • Housing and transportation
  • Priorities for state programs and policies

The census and needs assessment are part of a larger effort to understand the experiences, preferences, and needs of Michigan residents who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing. These findings should support communication and outreach between these communities, the public, and the state.

Additional information is available upon request.


OPTION 1: Online survey in American Sign Language, or ASL, as well as in English text. Take the ASL Survey.

OPTION 2: Online survey with text only. Take the Text-Only survey.

OPTION 3:  Paper survey.You can download the survey to print. Once you complete the paper survey, send it to 230 N. Washington Square, Ste. 300, Lansing, MI 48933. This address is also listed on the first page. Download Survey to Print.

Alternately, you can request a paper survey with a postage-paid return envelope by sending an email to* or calling 517-484-4954. Mention that you are requesting a Not Without Us survey and be sure to provide the address you want the survey mailed to.


Having Trouble?

If you experience any technical issues or difficulty taking the survey, please complete the following questionnaire and the project team will assist you. The questionnaire asks for information that will help us resolve issues with your survey response and confirm that you are counted.

You can also send an email to* for help.

Troubleshooting Questionnaire


*The survey has been completed and this email address is no longer being monitored.


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