Kentucky Agencies and Organizations
Kentucky School for the Deaf (KSD) Provides comprehensive educational services to all Kentucky students who are deaf or hard of hearing, birth to age 21.
KSD Outreach Services Provides information and resources related to hearing loss and the education of children who are deaf/hard of hearing. Includes information on the Lending Library, training, student events, parent resources and birth to age three (3) resources.
Heuser Hearing and Language Academy Provides early intervention, educational and communication services and support to individuals with hearing loss or speech, language and communication disorders.
Hearing and Speech Center Provides services and supports for individuals with hearing impairments in Kentucky.
Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) Provides information, referral and advocacy services, and an interpreter referral service for state agencies. It also provides materials and products available for eligible deaf and hard-of-hearing Kentuckians.
Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Provides resources and services to assist Kentuckians who are deaf or have hearing impairments, in finding opportunities for employment and independence.
Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network (KY-SPIN) Provides support, information and training to parents and families of children with disabilities or special healthcare needs.
KSD Virtual American Sign Language (ASL) Resources Includes a list of resources that provide ASL technical assistance, classes and tutoring.
Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) Includes a consortium of libraries and institutions that provide information and resources for all learners across Kentucky.
Deafness and Hearing Loss From the Center for Parent Information and Resources, this page provides information and resources regarding hearing impairments.
National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes Provides information, training and resources to improve continuing education, training and outcomes for individuals who are deaf.
Hearing Loss – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Includes a list of websites, contact information and brief descriptions for organizations, agencies and corporations that provide information related to children with hearing loss.
Deaf Services Center (DSC) Provides services and resources for individuals with hearing loss or are non-English users to promote access to communication, services and events in the community.
Kentucky Hands and Voices Provides information activities and resources focusing on parent support, outreach and advocacy to improve medical and educational systems that serve children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center Provides programs, information, training and technical assistance for professionals and families to help meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students.