National Deaf and Hard of Hearing Organizations

National Resource Directory

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Organizations

(Last updated 01/09)

 

 

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

3417 Volta Place, NW

Washington, DC 20007

(202) 337-5220 V

(202) 337-5221 TTY

(202) 337-8314 FAX

Contact Person: Alexander T. Graham [email protected]

www.agbell.org

[email protected]

President: John R. “Jay” Wyant [email protected]

Executive Director: Alexander T. Graham – [email protected]

National Conference: 07/23-25/09 “Listening & Spoken Language Symposium, St. Louis Marriott, St. Louis, MO; 06/24-28/10 49th Biennial Conference, Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel, Orlando, FL

 

American Academy of Audiology

11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300

Reston, VA 20190

(703) 790-8466 V/TTY

(800) 222-2336 V/TTY

(703) 790-8631 FAX

Contact Person:

www.audiology.org

[email protected]

President: Patrick Feeney, Ph.D. – [email protected]

Executive Director: Cheryl Kreider Carey – [email protected]

National Conference: 04/01-04/09, Dallas, TX

                                   04/14-17/10, San Diego, CA

 

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

1650 Diagonal Road

Alexandria, VA 22314-2857

(703) 836-4444 V

(703) 519-1585 TTY

(703) 683-5100 FAX

Contact Person:

www.entnet.org

[email protected]

President: James C. Denneny, III, MD – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB)

8630 Fenton St., Suite 121

Silver Spring, MD 20910-3803

(301) 495-4403 V

(301) 495-4402 TTY

(301) 495-4404 FAX

Contact Person: Jamie Pope   [email protected]

www.aadb.org

[email protected]

President: Art Roehrig

Executive Director: Jamie Pope [email protected]

National Conference:

 

American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA)

P.O. Box 480

Myersville, MD 21773

Contact Person:

(301) 293-8969 V

(301) 293-9698 FAX

www.adara.org

[email protected]

President: David Trout – [email protected]

National Conference: 4/15-19/09, San Antonio, TX

 

American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)

PO Box 92445

Rochester, NY 14692-9998

Contact Person: ASLTA Board

www.aslta.org

[email protected]

President: Glenna R. Ashton [email protected]

National Conference: 10/29-11/01/09, ASLTA 5th NPD Conference, Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ

 

American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)

3820 Hartzdale Drive

Camp Hill, PA 17011

(717) 703-0073 V/TTY

(866) 895-4206 V/TTY

(717) 909-5599 FAX

Contact Person:

www.deafchildren.org

[email protected]

President: Beth Benedict – [email protected]

National Conference: 06/24-28/09, Sulphur, OK

 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

2200 Research Blvd.

Rockville, MD 20850-3289

(301) 296-5700 V

(301) 296-5650 TTY

(301) 296-8580 FAX

Contact Person:

www.asha.org

[email protected]

President: Catherine H. Gottfred

Executive Director: Arlene Pietranton – [email protected]

National Conference: 11/20-22/08, Chicago, IL

                                    11/19-21/09, New Orleans, LA

 

American Tinnitus Association

522 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Suite 825

P.O. Box 5

Portland, OR 97207-0005

1-800-634-8978 V

(503) 248-9985

(503) 248-0024 FAX

Contact Person:

www.ata.org

[email protected]

Chair: Scott C. Mitchell, J.D.

Chief Executive Officer: Gary Reul, Ed.D. – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Persons who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

University of Arkansas

26 Corporate Hill Drive

Little Rock, AR 72205

(501) 686-9691 V/TTY

(501) 686-9698 FAX

www.uark.edu/deafrtc

Director: Douglas Watson – [email protected]

 

Association of College Educators of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ACEDHH)

www.acedhh.org

President: Deborah Stryker [email protected]

National Conference: 03/04-08/09, New Orleans, LA

 

 

 

 

Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) Inc.

8038 Macintosh Lane

Rockford, IL 61107

(815) 332-1515 V/TTY

(866) 402-2532 V/TTY

Contact Person:

www.alda.org

[email protected]

President: Christine Seymour – [email protected]

National Conference: 10/14-18/09, Seattle, WA

 

BEGINNINGS for Parents of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard Hearing, Inc.

3714 Benson Drive, Suite A

Raleigh, NC 27609

P.O. Box 17646

Raleigh, NC 27619

(919) 850-2746 V/TTY

(919) 850-2804 FAX

1-800-541-4327 V/TTY (in NC only)

Contact Person:

www.ncbegin.org

Executive Director: Joni Alberg [email protected]

President: Stephanie J. Sjoblad, Au.D.

National Conference:

 

Better Hearing Institute

1444 I. Street, NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 449-1100 V

(202) 216-9848 FAX

Contact Person:

www.betterhearing.org

[email protected]

President:

Executive Director:

National Conference:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boys Town National Research Hospital

555 N. 30th Street

Omaha, NE 68131

(402) 498-6511 V

(402) 498-6543 TTY

(402) 498-6638 FAX

Contact Person:

[email protected]

www.boystownhospital.org

Chair: John J. Gillin

Director: Patrick E. Brookhouser

National Conference:

 

Cochlear Implant Association Inc.

5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 440

Washington, D.C. 20015-2052

(301) 657-2248 V

(301) 657-2249 TTY

(301) 913-9413 FAX

Contact Person:

[email protected]

President: John McCelland

Executive Director: Peg Williams

National Conference:

 

CODA International Inc. (Children of Deaf Adults)

P.O. Box 30715

Santa Barbara, CA 93130-0715

Contact Person:

www.coda-international.org

President: Carmel Batson – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD)

102 North Krohn Place

Sioux Falls, SD 57103

(800) 642-6410 V

(866) 273-3323 TTY

(605) 367-5958 FAX

Contact Person: Benjamin Soukup   [email protected]

www.c-s-d.org

Chief Executive Officer: Benjamin J. Soukup – [email protected]

 

 

 

Conference of Educational Administrators for Schools & Programs for the Deaf (CEASD)

  1. O. Box 1778

St. Augustine, FL 32085

(904) 810-5200 V/TTY

(904) 810-5525 FAX

Contact Person: Joe Finnegan [email protected]

www.ceasd.org

[email protected]

President: Ed Bosso – [email protected]

Executive Director: Joseph P. Finnegan, Jr. – [email protected]

National Conference: 05/01-04/09, Santa Fe, NM

 

Council of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID)

PO Box 377

Bedford, TX 76095

(817) 354-8414 V/TTY

Contact Person:

www.caid.org

[email protected]

President: Kathy Obenhaus [email protected]

National Conference: 06/22-26/09, Washington, DC

 

 

Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)

Gallaudet University

PO Box 2094

800 Florida Ave., NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-5530 V/TTY

(202) 651-5860 FAX

Contact Person:

www.deafed.net and click on Council on Education of the Deaf)

President: Dr. Carmel Collum Yarger – [email protected]

Executive Director: Dr. Karen Dilka – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT)

Palomar College

San Diego, CA 92069

(619) 263-2988 V/TTY/FAX

Contact Person:

www.cit-asl.org

President: Brian R. Morrison – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

Deaf & Hard of Hearing in Government, Inc. (DHHIG)

P.O. Box 76087

Washington D.C. 20013-6087

Contact Person: [email protected]

www.dhhig.org

Executive Chair: Heidi Burghardt [email protected]

National Conference: 05/05-07/09, National Training Conference, Kellogg Conference Center, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

 

Deaf People of Color (DPC)

www.deafpeopleofcolor.org

National Conference: 06/24-27/10, Portland, OR

 

Deafness Research Foundation

641 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10022

866-454-3924 TOLL FREE

(212) 328-9480 V

(888) 435-6104 TTY

(212) 328-9484 FAX

Contact Person: Andrea Boidman [email protected]

[email protected]

www.drf.org

Chief Operating Officer: Andrea Kardonsky- Boidman [email protected]

 

Deaf Seniors of America, Inc. (DSA)

17011 W. Carmen Drive

Surprise, AZ 85388

Contact Person: Robert D. Cook

www.deafseniorsofamerica.org

President: Robert Cook – [email protected]

National Conference: 06/22-26/09, Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

                                   08/31-09/6/11, Chicago, IL

 

Deaf Women United, Inc. (DWU)

PO Box 2223

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact Person: Peggy Ann Wenger, Secretary VP: 717-717-1717

www.dwu.org

President: Pauline Wood [email protected]

Executive Director: Melissa Draganac-Hawk [email protected]

National Conference: 07/22-26/09, Portland, OR

 

 

 

 

 

Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI)

National Center for Hearing Assessment & Management (NCHAM)

Utah State University

2880 Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322

(435) 797-3584 V (Help Desk)

www.infanthearing.org

Director: Karl R. White

National Conference: 03/09-10/09, Addison, TX

 

Gallaudet University

800 Florida Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-5050 V

(202) 651-5000 TTY

(202) 651-5704 FAX

Contact Person: Office of Public Relations [email protected]

www.gallaudet.edu

President: Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz – [email protected]

 

Gallaudet University Alumni Association (GUAA)

800 Florida Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-5060 V

(202) 651-5061 TTY

(202) 651-5062 FAX

Contact Person: [email protected]

President: Alyce Slater Reynolds [email protected]

Executive Director: Sam Sonnenstrahl – [email protected]

 

Georgia Dept. of Behavioral Health — Deaf Services

2 Peachtree St. NW Suite 23-487

Atlanta, GA 30303

404.991.2306

 

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)

7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1200

Bethesda, MD 20814

(301) 657-2248 V

(301) 657-2249 TTY

(301) 913-9413 FAX

Contact Person:

www.hearingloss.org

[email protected]

President: Michael Stone   [email protected]

Executive Director: Brenda Battat [email protected]

National Conference: 06/17-21/09, Nashville, TN

 

 

 

 

Starkey Hearing Foundation-Hear Now

6700 Washington Avenue

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

(800) 328-8602 V

(952) 947-4997 FAX

Contact Person: Joanita Stetler

www.sotheworldmayhear.org

[email protected]

President:

Executive Director: Debbie Wright – [email protected]

 

The Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

141 Middle Neck Road

Sands Point, NY 11050

(516) 944-8900 V/TTY

(516) 944-7302 FAX

www.HKNC.org

[email protected]

President:

Executive Director: Joseph J. McNulty

 

International Catholic Deaf Association (ICDA)

7202 Buchanan Street

Landover Hills, MD 20784

(301) 429-0697 TTY

(301) 429-0698 FAX

www.icda-us.org

[email protected]

President: Peter Un – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

International Lutheran Deaf Association (ILDA)

1333 S. Kirkwood Road

St. Louis, MO 63122

(800) 433-3954 ext. 1321 V

(888) 899-5031 TTY

(314) 965-0959 FAX

www.lcmsdeaf.org

www.lcmsdeaf.org/ILDA/

President: Greg Desrosiers – [email protected]

National Conference:

Intertribal Deaf Council (IDC)

PO Box 181

Clayton, Delaware 19938

www.deafnative.com

Chair: Mike Byrd

Interim Assistant Director: Teresa Norris – [email protected]

National Conference: 07/30-08/03/09, Ketchikan & Metlakatla

 

Jewish Deaf Congress

4110 Meadowleigh Way

Gahanna, Ohio 43230

(614) 476-9221 V/TTY/FAX

www.JewishDeafCongress.org

President: Marla Berkowitz – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

John Tracy Clinic

806 W. Adams Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007-2505

(213) 748-5481 V

(213) 747-2924 TTY

(213) 749-1651 FAX

www.jtc.org

President & Executive Director: Barbara Hecht – [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

League for the Hard of Hearing

50 Broadway, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10004

(917) 305-7700 V

(917) 305-7999 TTY

(917) 305-7888 FAX

www.lhh.org

[email protected]

President: Jeffrey M. Cohen

Executive Director: Laurie Hanin – [email protected]

 

National Alliance of Black Interpreters (NAOBI)

PO Box 2777

North Canton, OH 44720

(330) 244-9327 V

(330) 244-9217 FAX

www.naobi.org

[email protected]

President: Leandra Williams – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

National Asian Deaf Congress-USA (NADC)

PO Box 17583

San Diego, CA 92177

www.nadc-usa.org

President: Thuan Nguyen

National Conference: 07/11-15/10, New York, NY

 

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820

Silver Spring, MD 20910

(301) 587-1788 V

(301) 587-1789 TTY

(301) 587-1791 FAX

www.nad.org

[email protected]

President: Chris Wagner – [email protected]

Chief Executive Officer: Howard Rosenblum – [email protected]

National Conference: 07/1-5/2014, Atlanta, GA

 

National Association of State Relay Administrators

NASRA

P.O. Box 4021

St. Paul, MN 55101

www.nasratrs.org

 

 

National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA)

PO Box 1126

Asheville, NC 28802

www.nbda.org

President: President @nbda.org (inactive)

National Conference: 07/28-08/02/09, Phoenix, AZ

 

National Captioning Institute (NCI)

1900 Gallows Road, Suite 3000

Vienna, VA 22182

(703) 917-7600 V/TTY

(703) 917-9853 FAX

www.ncicap.org

[email protected]

President and Chief Executive Officer: Gene Chao– [email protected]

 

National Catholic Office of the Deaf (NCOD)

7202 Buchanan Street

Landover Hills, MD 20784

(301) 577-4184 VP/TTY

(301) 577-1684 V/FAX

www.ncod.org

[email protected]

Executive Director: Consuelo Martinez Wild – [email protected]

 

National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM)/WGBH

WGBH Educational Foundation

Carl & Ruth Sharpiro Family

One Guest Street

Boston, MA 02135

(617) 300-3400 V

(617) 300-2489 TTY

(617) 300-1035 FAX

http://ncam.wgbh.org

[email protected]

Director: Larry Goldberg

 

California State University, Northridge/National Center on Deafness (CSUN-NCOD)

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, California 91330

(818) 677-2611 V/TTY

(818) 677-4899 FAX

http://ncod.csun.edu/

Director: Roz Rosen – [email protected]

 

National Council of Hispano Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NCHDHH)

P.O. Box 90927

Washington, DC 20090

http://www.nchdhh.org

President:

National Conference: 11/7-10/09, Chicago, IL

 

National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)

8224 Old Courthouse Road

Vienna, VA 22182

800-272-6272

(703) 556-6272 V

(703) 556-6289 TTY

(703) 556-6291 FAX

www.ncraonline.org

[email protected]

President: Karen Yates – [email protected]

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer: Mark Golden – [email protected]

 

National Cued Speech Association (NCSA)

5619 McLean Drive

Bethesda, MD 20814-1021

800-459-3529 V/TTY

www.cuedspeech.org

[email protected]

President: Josh Libby – [email protected]

Executive Director: Amy Ruberl – [email protected]

National Conference:

 

National Deaf Education Project (NDEP)

907 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

Kentfield, CA 94904

(415) 256-8844 V/TTY

(415) 455-0370 FAX

http://www.ndepnow.org/

[email protected]

Executive Director: Larry Siegel [email protected]

 

National Technical Institute for the Deaf at RIT (NTID)

Rochester Institute of Technology

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

52 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

(585) 475-6317 V/TTY

(585) 475-5978 FAX

www.rit.edu/ntid

NTID President and RIT Vice President and Dean: Dr. Gerard Buckley

E-mail:  [email protected]

 

Postsecondary Education Programs Network (PEPNet)

www.pepnet.org

National Conference:

 

PEPNet – Midwest

Saint Paul College – A Community & Technical College

235 Marshall

St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 846-1337 V

(651) 846-1537 TTY

(651) 221-1339 FAX

[email protected]

Director: Elise Knopf – [email protected]

 

 

PEPNet-Northeast

52 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623

(585) 475-6433 V/TTY

(585) 475-7660 FAX

[email protected]

Director: Dianne Brooks – [email protected]

 

PEPNet-West

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330

(818) 677-2099 V/TTY

(818) 677-6270 FAX

[email protected]

Director: Cathy McLeod – [email protected]

 

PEPNet-South

University of Tennessee

Center on Deafness

1126 Volunteer Blvd.

Knoxville, TN 37996

(865) 974-0607 V/TTY

(865) 974-3522 FAX

[email protected]

Director: Marcia Kolvitz – [email protected]

 

Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (RAD)

Steven Schumacher, RAD Secretary

9804 Walker House Road #4

Montgomery Village, MD 20886-0506

www.rad.org

President: Larry Pike – [email protected]

National Conference: 06/30-07/04/09, Chicago, IL

 

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

333 Commerce Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

(703) 838-0030 V

(703) 838-0459 TTY

(703) 838-0454 FAX

www.rid.org

President: Brenda Walker Prudhom [email protected]

Executive Director: Shane Feldman – [email protected];

National Conference: 08/01-06/09, Philadelphia, PA

                                    07/18-23/11, Atlanta, GA

 

Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program Association (TEDPA)

1820 E Park Avenue

Tallahassee, FL 32301

850-270-2641 VP

www.tedpa.org

Chair: James Forstall – jforstall@ftri.org

 

Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TDI)

8630 Fenton St., Suite 604

Silver Spring, MD 20910

(301) 589-3786 V

(301) 589-3006 TTY

(301) 589-3797 FAX

www.tdi-online.org

President: Dr. Roy Miller – roy.miller@mcdhh.mo.gov; president@tdi-online.org

Executive Director: Claude Stout – tdiexdir@aol.com

National Conference:

 

TRIPOD

1727 West Burbank Boulevard

Burbank, CA 91506

(818) 972-2080 V/TTY

(818) 972-2090 FAX

www.tripod.org

info@tripod.org

President: Name – Email

Executive Director: Christopher W. Opie – Email

 

 

USA Deaf Sports Federation (USADSF)

102 North Krohn Place

Sioux Falls, SD 57103

(605) 367-5760 V

(605) 367-5761 TTY

(605) 782-8441 FAX

www.usdeafsports.org

HomeOffice@usdeafsports.org

President:

 

Vitac (VITAC)

101 Hillpointe Drive

Canonsburg, PA 15317

800-278-4822 TOLL FREE

(724) 514-4000 V

(724) 514-4111 FAX

www.vitac.com

info@vitac.com

President & Chief Executive Officer: Pat Prozzi

 

WGBH – The Caption Center

One Guest Street

Boston, MA 02135

(617) 300-3600 V/TTY

(617) 300-1020 FAX

access@wgbh.org

http://access.wgbh.org

Director: Larry Goldberg

 

World Federation of the Deaf (WFD)

P.O. Box 65

00401 Helsinki

Finland

+358 (9) 580 3576 FAX

http://www.wfdeaf.org/

Info@wfdeaf.org

President: Markku Jokinen – wfd@kl-deaf.fi

 

World Recreation Association of the Deaf, Inc. (USA)

P.O. Box 3211

Quartz Hill, CA 93586

(661) 943-8879 VP

(661) 943-8879 TTY/FAX

www.wrad.org

wradceo@aol.com

President/Chief Executive Officer: Bruce Gross – wradceo@aol.com