Resources for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals


Deaf Louisville

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

Deaf Chat Coffee

Every 1st Friday of the month
7 - 10 p.m.
4400 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY

Organizations serving the Deaf Community

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS-under the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration)

Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH)

Hearing Loss Association of America (formerly Self Help for the Hard of Hearing-SHHH)

Mini Deaf Youth Sports Festival (MDO)

Residential Schools for the Deaf

Indiana School for the Deaf(ISD)

Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD)

Interpreter Organizations

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

Indiana Chapter of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ICRID)

Kentucky Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (KYRID)

Follow this link for analysis of available hearing aids         Compare the Best Hearing Aids

Legal Rights

Health Care Providers

Hospitals and Nursing Homes


ADA Questions and Answers for Health Care Providers

Government Access

State and Local Agencies

Social Security Administration

Prisons and Jails

Police and Law Enforcement Agencies

Federal Courts

State and Local Courts


Public Schools

Private Educational Classes or Institutions

State and Local Colleges and Universities

Private Colleges and Other Post-secondary Institutions

Events, Conferences or Meetings


Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Deaf Federal WorkersThe Right to Reasonable Accommodations