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Special Education » Special Education Programs » Deaf or Hard of Hearing Program » On-line Resources On-line Resources

These are Web sites that provide information and support for children with hearing impairments.

Sites on the education of the Deaf:

Laurent Clerc Deaf Education Center  A list of middle and high schools for the Deaf in the United States

DB-Link: National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness   Information to nurture and educate children with hearing impairments

New York School for the Deaf

VESID Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities of the New York State Education Department

Eisenhauer National Clearinghouse  Resources for teachers and students for enhancing Science and Mathematics Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

The National Institute for the Deaf The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), a college of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), is the world's first and largest technological college for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

The Council on Education of the Deaf  The Council on Education of the Deaf (CED) is a national professional organization responsible for setting and implementing policy related to education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in schools.

Gallaudet University Home page of the University for Deaf students.

Government Resources:

VESID Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities of the New York State Education Department

Westchester Office for the Disabled

The Disability Rights Section The Disability Rights Section (DRS) is a part of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). DRS focuses on all disabilities and is especially knowledgeable about the interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Organizations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The National Association of the Deaf The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is a national federation of state and organizational affiliates. It offers civil rights advocacy, grassroots and youth leadership development, and legal expertise across a broad spectrum of areas such as accessibility, education, employment, health care, mental health, rehabilitation, technology, telecommunications, and transportation

The Alexander Graham Bell Association   The Alexander Graham Bell Association

Family Village  Many resources

The Helen Keller Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults The Center's mission: to enable each person who is Deaf or blind to live and work in their community of choice.

The League for the Hard of Hearing The nonprofit League for the Hard of Hearing (LHH) works to improve the quality of life for people with all degrees of hearing loss and to offer comprehensive services regardless of age or mode of communication.

American Society for Deaf Children The Society supports and educates families of Deaf and hard-of-hearing children, and advocates for high-quality programs and services.

The Hearing Center Online more resources

Children of Deaf Adults Children of Deaf Adults International, Inc. (CODA), promotes family awareness and individual growth in hearing children of Deaf parents. CODA provides educational opportunities, promotes self-help, organizes advocacy efforts, and acts as a resource for the membership and various communities.

Hands and Voices  Hands & Voices National is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families and their children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing as well as the professionals who serve them.

The World Federation of the Deaf The WFD is dedicated to promoting the human and social rights of people who are Deaf. WFD advocates for their full participation in society by equalizing opportunities, strengthening the status of sign language, advancing educational opportunities and promoting their access to information, and stimulating the efforts of national associations of the Deaf in an effort to improve the overall situation of Deaf communities in every country.

Reference Sources

The Deaf Resource Library  An online collection of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people about Deaf cultures in Japan and the United States

NIDCD The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders National Institutes of Health provides a directory of organizations that are national in scope. The descriptions in the directory were provided by each organization.

Resources on Learning Sign:

ASL Pro.com  American sign language - video lessons

American Sign Language Browser  American sign language - video lessons

Professional Organizations:

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) The mission of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is to promote the interests of and provide the highest quality services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and to advocate for people with communication disabilities.








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