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Described and Captioned Media Program

Described and Captioned Media Program

The DCMP provides free access to thousands of “free-loan described and captioned media titles” so long as users are “deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind students, their teachers, parents, and others whose use of the DCMP benefits at least one deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind student.”
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing American Sign Language

Hurricane Audio, Video, and Multimedia Resources: Including Public Service Announcements (PSAs), Podcasts, TV Crawlers, and American Sign Language Resources

Hurricane Audio, Video, and Multimedia Resources: Including Public Service Announcements (PSAs), Podcasts, TV Crawlers, and American Sign Language Resources

Information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on how to prepare for a hurricane, staying safe during a hurricane and clean up procedures in American Sign Language and English captions. Spanish translation is also available.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Social Services

Alexander Graham Bell Association For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing

Alexander Graham Bell Association For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing

This association “helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention.” Get advocacy information, financial aid/scholarships, publications, resources, and more. Part of the site is available in 13 languages.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Organizations

Hamilton Web Relay

Hamilton Web Relay

“Hamilton Web Relay allows individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled to place and receive free calls using any Internet-connected computer and a web browser” Their site also includes a news page with information on technology related services offered.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Telecommunications

Deaf West Theatre

Deaf West Theatre

“Deaf West Theatre, Inc., was founded in 1991 to directly improve and enrich the cultural lives of the 1.2 million deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who live in the Los Angeles area. DWT provides exposure and access to professional theatre, filling a void for deaf artists and audiences.”
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Culture; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Culture–Arts & Entertainment

Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: ADA Guide for Law Enforcement Officers

Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: ADA Guide for Law Enforcement Officers

An ADA communication guide provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division-Disability Rights Section encompassing practical suggestions for effective communication between law enforcement and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Legal Rights

ADA Business BRIEF:Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hospital Settings

ADA Business BRIEF:Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hospital Settings

A communication guide offered by the U.S. Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division on effective modes communicating in a health care setting between personnel and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing as per the Americans with Disability Act.(ADA)
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Legal Rights

E-Michigan Deaf and Hard of Hearing People- AA steps in ASL (Video)

E-Michigan Deaf and Hard of Hearing People- AA steps in ASL (Video)

Offers video clips in American Sign Language (ASL)of the first four of twelve Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) steps. Provides formats in Shockwave and Windows Media Player. Also, includes information and resources to additional information on sobriety and recovery for persons who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Social Services

Disability Law Lowdown

Disability Law Lowdown

“Brought to you by nationally recognized leaders in the field of disability law”, site offers American Sign Language (ASL) video podcast explaining how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) law works to ensure the communication rights of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Videos are also available on YouTube.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Legal Rights