Resources for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Deaf Louisville

DEAF SOCIAL NIGHT / SILENT DINNER
Every 2nd Friday of the month
6 - 9 p.m.
Mall's Food Court

Jefferson Mall-
April, July, & October
St. Matthews Mall- February, March, May, June, August, September, November & December 

For more info, email DeafLouisville@gmail.com

Deaf Chat Coffee

Every 1st Friday of the month
7 - 10 p.m.
Starbucks
4400 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY
http://events.deafcoffee.com/louisville-ky/

Organizations serving the Deaf Community

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
www.nad.org

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS-under the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration)
http://www.in.gov/fssa/disability/dhhs/

Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH)
www.kcdhh.ky.gov

Hearing Loss Association of America (formerly Self Help for the Hard of Hearing-SHHH)
www.shhh.org

Mini Deaf Youth Sports Festival (MDO) 
www.teammdo.org

Residential Schools for the Deaf

Indiana School for the Deaf(ISD)
http://www.deafhoosiers.com/

Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD)
http://www.ksd.k12.ky.us/

Interpreter Organizations

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
www.rid.org

Indiana Chapter of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ICRID)
www.icrid.org

Kentucky Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (KYRID)

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Legal Rights

Health Care Providers
http://www.nad.org/healthcare

Hospitals and Nursing Homes
http://www.nad.org/hospitalsnursinghomes

Doctors
http://www.nad.org/doctors

ADA Questions and Answers for Health Care Providers
http://www.nad.org/adaq&a

Government Access
http://www.nad.org/government

State and Local Agencies
http://www.nad.org/statelocalagencies

Social Security Administration
http://www.nad.org/socialsecurityadmin

Prisons and Jails
http://www.nad.org/prisonsjails

Police and Law Enforcement Agencies
http://www.nad.org/policelawenforcement

Federal Courts
http://www.nad.org/federalcourts

State and Local Courts
http://www.nad.org/statelocalcourts

Education
http://www.nad.org/education

Public Schools
http://www.nad.org/publicschools

Private Educational Classes or Institutions
http://www.nad.org/privateclasses

State and Local Colleges and Universities
http://www.nad.org/statelocalcolleges

Private Colleges and Other Post-secondary Institutions
http://www.nad.org/privatecolleges

Events, Conferences or Meetings
http://www.nad.org/confandmeetings

Employment
http://www.nad.org/employment

Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
http://www.nad.org/reasonableaccommodations

Deaf Federal WorkersThe Right to Reasonable Accommodations           
 http://www.nad.org/deaffedworkers