South-East Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services has found online resources
that may be of interest to the Deaf and hard of hearing and their family
and friends. Links are provided with brief descriptions under the five
of the Deaf
The Canadian Association of the Deaf is the national consumer organization
of the Deaf people of Canada. It combines the purposes of a research
and information centre, an advisory council, a representative body,
a self-help society, and a community action organization.
The oldest national disabled persons group in this country, it was
founded in 1940 by the three regional associations of the Deaf: the
Western Canada Association, the Ontario Association, and the Eastern
Canada Association, with the support of the Montreal Association of
the Deaf (then the major organization of the Deaf in Quebec).
Canadian Hearing Society
The Canadian Hearing Society provides services that enhance the independence
of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people, and that encourage prevention
of hearing loss.
The Canadian Hearing Society was incorporated in 1940 to impartially
serve and support deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people, parents
of deaf and hard of hearing children and to educate the hearing public.
Society of the Deaf
The Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf was developed to allow Deaf
people to work together for Deaf people. The primary goals are to ensure
that ASL and LSQ continue to flourish as languages and to promote Deaf
Association - Singapore
The association has included online
resources for the Deaf and hard of hearing. On this page, some
areas of interest include:
- associations and organizations from around the world,
- news and information,
- schools and institutes,
- sports and entertainment,
- links for children and parents,
- health and research, and
- newsgroups and mailing lists for the Deaf and hard of hearing.
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is a consumer-based organization formed by and for hard of hearing
Canadians. CHHA works cooperatively with professionals, service providers and government bodies, and provides information about hard of hearing
issues and solutions. CHHA is Canada's only nation-wide non-profit consumer organization run by and for hard of hearing people.
CHHA?s goal is to increase public awareness of hearing loss and to help Canadians with hearing loss fully integrate into
A quarterly publication of the Deafness Research Foundation Hearing
Health has evolved into a go-to site for people seeking
information about ear and hearing disorders and deafness.
Support programs and interest
HearingExchange.com provides ideas and information on hearing loss.
Users can post their resume and search jobs, chat on the community
message board and sign up for the Hearing Exchange e-mail newsletter.
This multi-room chatroom is open 24 hours a day, and is monitored
to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. It's free to everyone. Deaf
and hearing visitors from all nations (and of all opinions) are welcome
to log on and chat , join in discussions and debates.
You can register your e-mail address (and website if you have one)
on the Deaf Directory. This is a central resource helping you link
up with people around the world who are Deaf or hard of hearing.
This is an online portal, that is a springboard to other Web sites.
Deaf Zone displays varied online resources for the Deaf and Hard of
SHHH (or Self Help for Hard of Hearing People) opens the world of
communication to people with hearing loss by providing information,
education, support and advocacy.
The Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada is a non-profit, professional association for
interpreters whose working languages include a Sign Language.
HandSpeak is a resource for the Deaf and hard of hearing. It explores
imagery language (including ASL), communication, cultures, arts and
The Deaf Resource
Library (in ASL: D-R-L or DEAF-LIBRARY) is an online collection
of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people
about Deaf cultures.
News is collected and posted on DeafToday to make HOH and the Deaf
community aware of what's going on. It's free to post on DeafToday.
A Company dedicated to products that celebrate American Sign Language.
This site encourages, supports and serves 200,000 registered Canadian
charities and nonprofit organizations, and millions of professionals,
staffers, volunteers, and donors working in this sector.
Premier?s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons
The Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons is a body for consultation and study which was created to
advise the provincial government and the general public on matters relating to the status of persons with disabilities.
United Way -- Centraide - We've been a member agency of United Way since 1988. Funding is directed to programs including technical aids
and interpreting (ASL / LSQ / Oral). We are grateful for this support, without which we could not possibly offer these programs.