Links

Helpful Links

Advocacy

American Society for Deaf Children
Disability Rights Network

Education Law Center
Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities
Office for Civil Rights

PA Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH)

Pennsylvania Client Assistance Program
Visor Cards for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

ASL Signs

Lifeprint
ASL Browser
ASL Pro
Religious Signs
Practice Fingerspelling!

Cultural/Entertainment

ASL Interpreted Plays – Hands Up Productions
ASL Meetup

New Jersey Deaf Sports, Inc.

Open Captioned Movies

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Organizations

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
American Association for the Deaf-Blind
Deaf Linx
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLA)

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Products

Captel
Harris Communication
Hearmore
Pennsylvania Institute on Assistive Technology (lending library)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

 PAHrtners Deaf Services
Elwyn
Healthy Hearing
Hearing Discovery Center
PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Telecommunication for the Deaf
VRS Providers
Closed Captioning and Other Assistive Technologies

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Support Groups

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Outreach
Association for Late-Deafened Adults
The Children’s Hearing Institute
Children of Deaf Adults (CODA)
Saywhatclub: A worldwide forum for people with hearing loss.

Interpreters and ASL Instructors

American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA)
National Court Reports Association (NCRA)
Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreter for the Deaf (PARID)
Registry of Interpreter for the Deaf (RID)

Post Education Programs

ASL/English Interpreting Programs in the Philadelphia Area

Bloomsburg University
Camden County College
Community College of Philadelphia
Check the RID website to search for other Interpreter Education Programs

Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Gallaudet University
National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) Rochester Institute Technology
Go to PEPNet’s College Guide for a complete listing of college programs
College Resources for Students with Disabilities

K-12 Programs

(School serves 50 or more Deaf/hard of hearing students)
Archbishop Ryan School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Delaware School for the Deaf
Katzenback School for the Deaf

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (PSD)
Scranton State School for the Deaf (SSSD)
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD)
Schools and Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in the US