Online Resources

CSD
CSD (also known as Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc.) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing broad–based services, ensuring public accessibility and increasing public awareness of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Through global leadership and a continuum of quality communication services and human service programs, CSD provides the tools conducive to a positive and fully integrated life.

Deaf Culture Centre – Toronto
The DEAF CULTURE CENTRE opened at the historic culture, arts and entertainment Distillery District right in the heart of Old Town Toronto, A project of the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf, it features a museum, art gallery, gift shop, research and archives, state-of-the-art visually rich technology highlighting Deaf historical artifacts, literature, sports, ASL/LSQ interactive website / television and multimedia production studio.

Deaf Cultural Centre – UK
The UK’s first Deaf Cultural Centre will for the first time bring together diverse elements of the Deaf community and Deaf culture under one roof and become a space in which Deaf culture is celebrated, explored and represented through a series of community and leisure projects, arts, exhibitions and social events.

Deaf Digest – Blue Edition
America’s unique Deaf stories. Serving the Deaf community since 1996.

Deaf Linx
Resources and guides for the Deaf Community.

DeafNation
Founded in 2003 by brothers Joel and Jed Barish, DeafNation, Inc. is the international leader in video content, news coverage, social networking and special events for the greater deaf and hard-of-hearing community.

Deaf News Today Blog
Masters in Communication says Deaf News Today is a Top 50 Blog. Northwestern University Library includes Deaf News Today on its list of recommended sites.

DeafPeople.com
Our achievers, leaders and mentors – past and present. This site celebrates the achievements of deaf people in history, and those who are still active in their careers. Each month, we’ll highlight a contemporary newsmaker.

Deaf websites
Deafness is defined as hearing loss, which relates directly to the volume of sound that a person is capable of perceiving. This also pertains to the frequency of sound a person may or may not hear. While some people have specific difficulties in hearing low- or high-pitched sounds, some people cannot hear anything at all. A loss of hearing is related to the condition of the inner ear and whether there was a problem from birth or the hearing loss occurred much later.

Dove
Dove is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Deaf-Blind victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Dove’s purpose is to provide free services and education to Deaf victims, victim service providers and the general public.

Gallaudet University Museum 

The Gallaudet University Museum presents the heritage of an evolving cultural community, and trace the historic roots of the University. By promoting the open exchange of ideas about what it means to be Deaf – and conversely, what it means to be hearing – with the local, national, and international communities, the museum will inspire examination of community identities.  As a place of historic, linguistic, and cultural scholarship, the Gallaudet University Museum promotes and interprets the rich and complex Deaf experience.

Kansas Association of the Deaf
The specific purpose of the Association is for mutual assistance and encouragement of Deaf people and to secure moral, intellectual and social improvement of their education and vocational opportunities, to promote measures tending to better the condition and standing in society at large of Deaf persons; and for the strength and usefulness which union gives the Deaf persons of Kansas who have organized themselves into this Association to further the above purposes.

Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The mission of Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) is to advocate for and facilitate equal access to quality, coordinated and comprehensive services that enhance the quality of life for Kansans who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Kansas Instructors for the Deaf
Kansas Instructors for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KID) is a statewide organization of professionals working with children and students, who are deaf and hard of hearing, in early intervention and educational programs.
The object of this organization is to improve the education of the deaf and hard of hearing students, to encourage socialization and opportunities for interchanging ideas among the personnel serving the deaf and hard of hearing students, and to promote awareness of educational goals and problems of deaf/hard of hearing students in Kansas.

Kansas School for the Deaf
Total Accessibility to Language, Communication and Educational Excellence in a Visual Environment — A School, a community, a society in which hearing acuity is incidental, barriers are minimized, human potential is maximized and people are judged by their contributions and their character.

National Association of the Deaf
The mission of the National Association of the Deaf is to preserve, protect and promote the civil, human and linguistic rights of all deaf Americans.

OIC Movies
Exclusive American Sign Language video news and entertainment.