Deaf or Hard of Hearing

  • The National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE) monitors and promotes electronically-mediated distance education policies and practices that enhance the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
  • Sharing information, networks, and strategies to improve continuing education and training for deaf people.
  • Publications and information on children with disabilities, IDEA, No Child Left Behind, and research-based educational practices.
  • NEADS is a consumer organization with a mandate to encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students with disabilities in Canada. NEADS advocates for increased accessibility to college or university education.
  • Information about research, publications, and education resources related to deafness and other communication disorders.
  • Nfb-db is for people who are deaf-blind to exchange information on all aspects of daily life.
  • National Federation of the Blind sponsored email discussions.
  • An online community dedicated to enhancing interpersonal communication for people who are hard of hearing, deaf, or have an interest in hearing loss.
  • A resource for parents and educators who want to master the terminology, procedures, and best practices in special education; this includes early intervention, IEPs and RTI, inclusion, classroom and behavior management, and a terminology dictionary.
  • The education component of the University of Toronto's Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) provides online courses and resources to the special education community.
  • Indexed document with questions and answers about TTY use.
  • Dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities ages birth through twenty-one by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
  • A resource for connecting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.
  • Links to articles, cases, and free resources on topics relating to special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.