Deaf-Blind Resource List


American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults 
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-4998
Phone: 410-659-9315
Email: a[email protected] 
Assists blind and deaf-blind persons in securing reading matter, educated the public about blindness, provides specialized aids and appliances to the blind, offers services to blind children and their parents.

American Association of the Deaf-Blind 
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 121 
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910-3803
TTY Phone: 301-495-4402
Videophone: 301-563-9064
Voice Phone: 301-495-4403
Email: [email protected]
Provides information, referral and technical assistance.  Holds a deaf-blind technology summit, has a national task force on deaf-blind interpreting, and conducts advocacy projects.

Deaf-Blind Division of the National Federation of the Blind
President: Alice Eaddy
216 W. McNeal Street
Millville, New Jersey 08332
Phone: 856-765-0601
Email: [email protected]
Mailing  List:

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, New York 11050-1299
Voice: 516-944-8900
TTY: 516-944-8637
Fax: 516-944-7302
Email: [email protected]
Provides services to youth and adults who are deaf-blind such as vocational training, in home training, senior programs, and a two week summer program for high school seniors.  Also provides information services.

The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program
Telephone: 800-825-4595
For additional information about the program:
iCanConnect advertises and promotes the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program, and provides technical support and service information to people experiencing combined hearing and vision loss who may be eligible for the program's services.

International Hearing Society 
20361 Middlebelt Road, Suite 4
Livonia, Michigan 48154
Telephone: 734-522-7200
Fax: 734-522-0200
A membership organization that represents hearing healthcare professionals worldwide.  Conducts programs in competency, accreditation, education and training.  Encourages specialty-level certification for its members.

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Info to Go
Gallaudet University - Anita Gilbert
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-3695
Phone: 202-651-5051
Fax:  202-651-5708
TTY: 202-651-5855
Email: [email protected]
Provides early access to and acquisition of language, excellence in teaching, family involvement, research identification and implementation of best practices, collaboration, and information sharing among schools and programs across the nation.

National Center on Deaf-Blindness
345 N. Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, Oregon 97361
Phone: 503-838-8754
Fax: 503-838-8150
Email: [email protected]
It is a national technical assistance center funded by the federal Department of Education.  Programs include intervener services, early detection, technology solutions, literacy, and transition services.

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, Massachusetts  02472
Phone: 617-924-3434
Email: [email protected] 
Offers a comprehensive training program for students 30 to 22 years of age. Day program and residential program as well focusing on language, O&M, adaptive physical education, computer technology, assistive technology, vocational training, and transition services.


The Hearing and Speech Agency
Centralized Interpreter Referral Services
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Telephone: 410-318-6780
TDD: 410-318-6758
Email: [email protected]

Maryland Relay
State of Maryland
Department of Information Technology/
Telecommunications Access of Maryland
301 West Preston Street, Suite 1008A
Baltimore, Maryland 21201 
Voice/TTY: 800-552-7724
Video Phone: 443-453-5970
Fax: 410-767-4276
Email:  [email protected]  
Provides free TTY's, amplified headsets, and other assistive telephone devices to deaf-blind persons.  800 numbers provided to make a call directly through your preferred Relay service.

Hear Now Program
A program of the Starkey Hearing Foundation
6700 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
Phone: 866-354-3254
Fax: 952-828-6900
Provides hearing aid assistance to low income individuals and has an hearing aid recycling center.  Runs an information program for young people.

Ultratec, Inc.
450 Science Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
Telephone: 800-482-2424
Fax: 608-238-3008
Offers TTY communication devices for the deaf-blind.  They manufacture devices suitable for emergency services, hotel, health facilities, and other public establishments.


Deaf-Blind Service Center Bulletin
Deaf-Blind Service Center
2366 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite 312
Seattle, Washington 98102
Phone: 206-323-9178

National Consortium of Deaf-Blindness
DB-LINK Information Services
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, Oregon 97361
Telephone: 800-438-9376
TTY: 800-854-7013
Fax: 503-838-8150
Email:  [email protected]
Federally funded national informatin clearing house on children who are deaf-blind.

Visual Impairment and Deafblind Education Quarterly
Council for Exceptional Children