Resource Links for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

American Sign Language Teachers Association

American Academy of Audiology – information for professionals, consumers,
students and assistance in locating an audiologist in your area

Better Hearing Institute – information on hearing loss

Camp Mark Seven – Old Forge, New York

Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation – provides information, resources and support for those considering a cochlear implant

Hearing Loss Web – dedicated to people who have hearing loss, but are not members of the traditional Deaf community. This includes people who consider themselves to be hearing impaired, hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf.

Laurent Clerc Deaf Resource Library – contains information on deafness and links to other resources for individuals and families of individuals who are Deaf

CuedSpeech.com – a resource for information and networking around the issue of cued speech

Deaf Education Network – for Deaf education professionals

Deaf Linx – information for and about people who are Deaf

About.com – General information and resources for individuals who are Deaf or
hard-of-hearing

Harris Communications – products for purchase serving the needs of all levels of hearing loss, and a full line of sign language products.

Gallaudet University

Hearing Loss Association of America

Center for Hearing and Communication – information on issues relating to people of all ages who are hard-of-hearing

National Association for the Deaf, Inc. – advocacy organization for people who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) – part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language

National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

WHOLE ME, Inc. (WMI) – a non-profit organization providing educational and social services designed to promote the success of Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, their families and their communities

Central New York Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (CNYRID) – local chapter of the national membership organization representing the professionals who facilitate communication between people who are Deaf or hard of hearing and people who hear

Federal Communications Commission – the consumer guide on the Use of Toll-Free Numbers for Video and IP Relay Services

TurboTax – a list of tax tips that can benefit deaf people and other disabled Americans