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Founded in 1880, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the oldest and largest organization representing people with disabilities in the United States.
HLAA and its members are catalysts that make mainstream society more accessible to people who are hard of hearing. They strive to improve the quality of hard of hearing people's lives though education, advocacy and self help.
AG Bell is an information center on hearing loss, emphasizing the use of technology, speech, speechreading, residual hearing, and written and spoken language. AG Bell focuses specifically on children with hearing loss but addresses the needs of people of all ages who are deaf or hard of hearing. Members include parents, professionals in the field of hearing impairment, and adults with hearing loss.
The world's only university for deaf and hard of hearing undergraduate students. Graduate degree programs and continuing education courses are available to deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students.
Gallaudet University's Technology Assessment Program (TAP) is a research group focusing on technologies and services that eliminate communication barriers traditionally faced by deaf and hard of hearing people. The TAP currently receives primary support from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and Gallaudet University's Department of Communication Arts. Gallaudet's undergraduate students are actively involved with TAP's work as research assistants, technicians, and students of communication accessibility.
The Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA) works collaboratively with other organizations around the world serving the needs of late-deafened people and extends a welcome to everyone, late deafened or not, who supports their goals.
The American Academy of Audiology is the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists.
ASDC believes deaf or hard-of-hearing children are entitled to full communication access in their home, school, and community.
The International Federation of Hard of Hearing People, IFHOH, is an international, non-governmental organization, representing the interests of more than 300 million hard of hearing people world wide.
Community for Accredited Online Schools is a comprehensive accreditation resource that provides prospective students and families with the tools needed to make well-informed decisions about their education.
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