SERI Hearing Impairment Resources

Deaf Education Website

The American Sign Language Teachers Association - ASLTA - is the only national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching of ASL and Deaf Studies at all levels of instruction

Handspeak - a really impressive site that shows animated sign language -- you click on the word and it displays the hand movements

American Sign Language Browser  - an online American Sign Language (ASL) browser where you can look up video of thousands of ASL signs and learn interesting things about them

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders - The N I D C D conducts research on disorders of human communication, including on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language.

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) - The mission of the National Association of the Deaf is to promote, protect, and preserve the rights and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.

Captioned Media Program / National Association of the Deaf - We are a FREE video lending program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, and administered by the NAD (National Association of the Deaf). We provide videos, which are "open-captioned," meaning they will display the English text with any TV/VCR. No special decoder-device is necessary. 

HearingExchange - is a community for people with hearing loss, parents of deaf and hard of hearing children and professionals who work with them. We offer current news, articles, resources, forums, experts and more.

Informative Deaf and Hard of Hearing Links

Deafness/Hard of Hearing from the Mining Company

Deaf Resources on the Web Meta-Index

National Association of the Deaf

Deaf-Blindness Information Web Page

Deaf Business Center - Our mission is to provide a forum for deaf individuals desiring to run a
successful business on and off the Internet.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Sites

Students with Hearing Loss: A Resource Guide to Support Classroom Teachers

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

DEAF-L FAQ WWW Site

SayWhatClub

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf - Rochester Institute of Technology

Oregon School for the Deaf (Salem)

Central Institute for the Deaf - The Central Institute for the Deaf is located on the medical school campus of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Its home page gives information on divisions and research, links to institute resources, and contains a staff directory.

Auditory-Verbal International, Inc (AVI) - is a private non-profit international membership organization whose principleobjective is to promote listening and speaking as a way of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Center for Research, Teaching and Learning - fosters advances in teaching and learning that enhance the academic, professional, social, and personal lives of people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The National Information Center on Deafness (NICD) - "The National Information Center on Deafness (NICD) is a centralized source of accurate, up-to-date, objective information on topics dealing with deafness and hearing loss. NICD responds to a wide range of questions received from the general public, deaf and hard of hearing people, their families, and professionals who work with them. NICD collects, develops, and disseminates information on deafness, hearing loss, and services and programs related to people with hearing loss."

TRACES - (Teaching Research Assistance to Children and Youth Experiencing Sensory Impairments) is a federally funded program dedicated to improving the quality of existing services for children who are deaf-blind.

DB-LINK - The National Information Clearinghouse on Children Who Are Deaf-Blind. "DB-LINK is a federally funded information and referral service that identifies, coordinates, and disseminates (at no cost) information related to children and youth who are deaf-blind (ages 0 to 21 years)."

Gallaudet University Home Page -

Johns Hopkins University Hearing and Balance - Goal of this center is to perform basic and clinical research, train basic and clinical investigators, and disseminate research results and relevant information to the medical community and general public.

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