The following related links offer information about Deaf life in the United States. For an extensive listing of resources, visit the Gallaudet University web site. Gallaudet is the world’s only university geared specifically to the needs of the deaf. The site includes links to other deaf schools in the United States.
Gallaudet University's key role in THROUGH DEAF EYES is to provide access to the vast collection of archival material held by Gallaudet University Archives and other sources and to serve as liaison to scholars, historians and others key experts on Deaf history and culture.
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Alexander Graham Bell Association
One of the oldest and most comprehensive organizations focused on pediatric hearing loss. The organization also educates the general public about technological advances for the deaf and advocates legislation
American Library Association
The oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members.
CODA — Children of Deaf Adults
A highly recognized international support group for the hearing children of deaf parents, CODA offers newsletters, a discussion forum and information about upcoming conventions
California State University, Northridge
California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of nearly 33,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley
Read back issues, take opinion polls on deaf issues and more at this deaf community magazine's Web site
Deafness Research Foundation
National organization whose goal is the cure and prevention of all forms of hearing loss
Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action
A starting point for the public to look for information on deaf culture, sign language, hearing losses, adaptive services and library programs in one place
Gallaudet is the world's only university geared specifically to the needs of the deaf. The site includes links to other deaf schools in the United States
National Association of the Deaf
The NAD advocates the civil rights of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in a variety of areas including education, employment, health care, social services and telecommunications
National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology
NTID at RIT offers deaf and hard-of-hearing students a variety of degrees in a wide range of technical and business fields
The National Theater of the Deaf
Information about upcoming performances, workshops and classroom visits
Magazine Web site offering news, message boards, classifieds and chat rooms
The World Federation of the Deaf
This organization's goal is to eradicate discrimination against the deaf community. WFD claims approximately 70 members in 120 countries