Rylina Dey

Director of Communications

Rylina Dey joined Carter Hears! as a language facilitator in 2022. She currently serves as a bimodal facilitator and as the Carter Hears! Director of Communications.

She has a B.A. in Communications from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. As a Child of Deaf Adults (CODA), she has two deaf parents and has grown up bilingual with American Sign Language as her first language.

Growing up interpreting for her parents and peers when needed, she has developed the natural ability to recognize when additional support is needed for communication. This experience is a huge benefit in her role as a developmental approach is used in the role of Sign Language Facilitator and as she continues to obtain certifications for Educational Interpreting and becoming a Registered Interpreter for the Deaf.

Rylina is a Charlotte, North Carolina native and hopes to spread more access and awareness for all in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in her hometown.