|Action Center||A nation-wide helpline providing information on detection and treatment of speech and hearing problems. Can refer caller to local speech pathologists and audiologists. Will send out information about speech and hearing free of charge.||American Speech Language Hearing Association||American Speech Language Hearing Association|
|Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf||Helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to fully participate in mainstream society.
||Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf||Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf|
|Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services - Information and Referral||Providing contact information for hearing loss.||Berks||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services|
|DePaul School for Hearing and Speech Summer Program||Summer program providing speech language services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Special Education services provided: individual speech and language services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing provided by certified speech and language pathologists. This provider is willing to implement an IEP developed in another program if the space is available. If the fees are not covered by insurance provider or school district, the parents will be responsible for the fee.||Allegheny||DePaul School for Hearing and Speech||DePaul School for Hearing and Speech|
|Hearing Loss Association of America - Pittsburgh||A monthly Mar Apr May Sept Oct Nov support group for the deaf and hard of hearing that is associated with the Hearing Loss Association of America. Topics the group covers include emotional support, educational resources and public awareness. They work on helping find solutions to the obstacles that people with hearing loss are confronted with on a daily basis.||Allegheny||Hearing Loss Association of America - Pennsylvania State Office||Hearing Loss Association of America|
|Lancaster Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing||Assists people who are deaf and hard of hearing to live more independently.
- Client Services
- Sign Language Classes
- Fundraising Events
- Interpreting Services||Lancaster||Lancaster Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services|
|Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center||Provides information, training and technical assistance to parents and professionals caring for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
||Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center||Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center|
|National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders||Provides free information on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language disorders.
Information for general public and professionals.
||National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders||National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders|
|Roads to Freedom - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services||The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA, offers:|
A New Start program through Roads to Freedom, an Assistive Technology reuse/recycle program, may be able to provide donated equipment.
- Resources/training related to language translation, housing, income benefits, mobility/transportation, education, communication, assistive technology, advocacy, budgeting, household management, mentoring, and socialization/recreation geared toward persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Sign Language Instruction
- Assistance with obtaining an Interpreter/Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)
- Instruction of the Pennsylvania Driver’s Manual
- Public awareness/sensitivity training regarding persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Information about Videophones/Video Relay Interpreting Services and resources on how to go about getting a videophone
- Assistance with getting equipment via the TDDP such as a TTY, CapTel, amplified telephone, etc.
|Lycoming||Roads to Freedom - Independent Living Program||Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA|
|Starkey Hearing Foundation||Educates the public on the importance of hearing check ups and distributes hearing aids to needy individuals in the United States and abroad.
The Hear Now program assists individuals permanently residing the in the U.S. who are deaf or hard of hearing and have no other resources to acquire hearing aids.
The Hearing Angel program conducts hearing missions which deliver more than 100,000 hearing aids to children each year in countries stretching from the U.S. to Vietnam.
The hearing aid recycling program accepts all makes and models of hearing aids, refurbishes them and distributes them to individuals through a volunteer network of hearing professionals.
The Sound Matters campaign is dedicated to raising social awareness of healthy hearing, prevention of hearing damage, and regular hearing check-ups.
||Starkey Hearing Foundation||Starkey Hearing Foundation|
|Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf - Summer Camps||The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) has two camps, one overnight and one day-camp for children with loss.
Both Amazing Adventures and Imaginasium Overnight Camp provide children with activities and fun camping experiences.||Allegheny||Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf||Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf|
|York Association of the Deaf||A recreational and social club for the deaf and hearing impaired; holds athletic events, meetings, movies, picnics, etc.||York||York Association of the Deaf||York Association of the Deaf|