Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Hearing Impairments
- American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB)
AADB is a national consumer organization of, by, and for deaf-blind Americans and their supporters. “Deaf-blind” includes all types and degrees of dual vision and hearing loss. AADB’s mission is to ensure that all deaf-blind persons achieve their maximum potential through increased independence, productivity, and integration into the community For more information please visit www.aadb.org or call (301) 495-4402 (TTY) or (301) 495-4403 (Voice).
E-Peachy News was created for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Hearing people to be aware of events, workshops, meetings & jobs in Georgia since May 29, 1999. For more information please visit http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/epeachy_blue/info.
Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired (GACHI)
The mission of the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired is to establish and maintain a network of statewide services for the deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, deaf-blind and other individuals and groups with whom we interact. For more information please visit www.gachi.org or call 404-292-5312 (Voice/TTY), or 800-541-0710 (Toll Free Voice/TTY).
Georgia Association of the Deaf
The mission of the Georgia Association of the Deaf is:
To promote awareness of issues surrounding hearing loss
To advocate for the rights of citizens To promote the social, technological, moral, and intellectual advancement of persons with a hearing loss in Georgia
To advocate for the quality of deaf education in Georgia
To cooperate with other state associations and the NAD in all projects that will advance the well being of persons with hearing loss. For more information please visit www.gadeaf.org.
- Georgia Relay For everyone, including people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled, Georgia offers an important public service called Georgia Relay. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Georgia Relay allows Georgians to keep in touch by phone easily—and often—with their business associates, friends and families. For more information please visit www.georgiarelay.org or call 1(866)-694-5824 (Voice/TTY).
Great Day, Inc.
G.R.E.A.T. D.A.Y, Inc. is dedicated to providing outpatient mental health services to the members of deaf and hard-of-hearing community. They specialize in licensed counseling and related services for deaf and hard-of-hearing Georgians and their families. For more information please visit www.greatdayinc.net or call 404-377-9224 (Voice/TDD).
Hearing Loss Association of America formerly known as Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc.
The Hearing Loss Association of America is the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss. The Hearing Loss Association of America exists to open the world of communication for people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy and support. For more information please visit www.shhh.org or call (301) 657-2248 (Voice) or (301) 657-2249 (TTY).
National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
The mission of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is to promote, protect, and preserve the rights and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America. For more information please visit www.nad.org or call (301) 587-1789 (TTY), or (301) 587-1788 (Voice).
National Cued Speech Association
The National Cued Speech Association supports effective communication, language development and literacy through the use of Cued Speech. For more information please visit: https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/directory/national-cued-speech-association-ncsa-deaf-childrens-literacy-project
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability. For more information please visit www.nidcd.nih.gov or call (301) 496-7243 (Voice) or (301) 402-0252 (TTY).
Southeastern Deaf Golfer's Association
The objectives of the Association are:
To have an annual golf tournament in the region known as the southeastern section of the United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia).
To provide the membership the opportunity to socialize and share their mutual interest of golf. For more information please visit www.sedga.org.
USA Deaf Sports Federation
The purpose of the USA Deaf Sport Federation is to foster and regulate uniform rules of competition and provide social outlets for deaf members and their friends; serve as a parent organization of national sports organizations; conduct annual athletic competitions; and assist in the participation of US Teams in international competition. For more information please visit http://usdeafsports.org or call (605) 367-5761 (TTY) or (605) 367-5760 (Voice).