American Society for Deaf Children provides support to families raising children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Includes highlights of the latest legal developments concerning the ADA, educational issues, etc.
ASL University will take you through free lessons in American Sign Language and a video of a person signing specific words.
Cochlear Americas provides information on the latest technology for individuals with hearing loss, including cochlear implants. Families can join Cochlear Community and be connected to someone in their local community.
Communicate with Your Child provides information about what to do when your baby fails the hearing test or if you are worried about their hearing. Brochures are available in multiple languages.
The Dayle McIntosh Center provides assistance to deaf persons including sign language interpreter, medical emergency interpreter, independent living services and advocacy.
Dogs for Better Lives provides animals which are chosen from adoption shelters to provide services to persons who are deaf.
Ear Community provides a supportive community for individual who were born with Microtia and Atresia, Hemifacial Microsomia, Treacher Collins Syndrome and Goldenhar Syndrome, including varying degress of hearing loss.
Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness (GLAD) is a nonprofit agency for teaching deaf individuals independent living skills as well as an advocacy center for the rights of the deaf. The agency also provides interpreting services.
Help America Hear provides hearing aids for men, women and children with limited financial resources.
Hear to Learn offers materials for parents and professionals in English and Spanish to advance the understanding of spoken language. Also provides a place for parents to connect, ask an expert and access webinars
John Tracy Clinic provides education programs for children (age birth through 5) who are deaf and hard of hearing and reside in Southern California. Services include: comprehensive pediatric audiological testing; speech and language training; parent classes and support groups and counseling and evaluation that emphasize early diagnosis and intervention.
Lions Clubs International provides support and assistance to low-income deaf and hard of hearing persons for the purchase of hearing aids, assists deaf youth in recreational programs and performs hearing screenings.
Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) is one of 21 private, nonprofit organizations contracted by the State of California to coordinate lifelong services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.