Resources

In alphabetical order:

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

8623 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA 98115

www.adwas.org

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services empowers Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment to transform their lives, while striving to change the beliefs and behaviors that foster and perpetuate violence. We provide comprehensive services to individuals and families, community education, and advocacy on systems and policy issues.

Deaf Spotlight

P.O. BOX 20191 Seattle, WA 98102

deafspotlight@gmail.com

www.deafspotlight.com

Deaf Spotlight inspires, encourages, and showcases creative works of, by, and for Deaf people in the Pacific Northwest through events that celebrate Deaf culture and American Sign Language.

Hearing, Speech, & Deaf Center

1625 19th Ave Seattle, WA 98122

www.hsdc.org

HSDC is a resource center; we empower people through speech therapy, audiology, advocacy, parent-infant & preschool programs, and interpreting services.

Northwest Bowling Association of the Deaf

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/…Bowling…Deaf/126396300884939

Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

P.O. Box 94116 Seattle, WA 98124-4116

www.nwrad.org

NWRAD promotes solidarity and equality through advocacy and communication avenues to Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender, queer and intersexual (LGBTQI) individuals.

Northwest Washington Community of the Deaf of Whatcom & Skagit Counties

P.O. Box 2058 Bellingham, WA

nwwcd.blogspot.com

NWWCD’s mission is to promote educational activities, social and personal enrichment, leadership abilities, just rights and privileges for individuals as well as introducing awareness of deaf culture and American Sign Language to society at large.

Office of Deaf and Hard Hearing

P.O. BOX 45301 Olympia, WA 98504

www1.dshs.wa.gov/hrsa/odhh/

ODHH provide equal access opportunities to effective communication in telecommunications, DSHS, and the daily lives of the people we serve.  ODHH operate in accordance to the law, plan for the future, budget to fund our services, hold ourselves accountable, and partner with our stakeholders to address gaps in services. 

Seattle Deaf-Blind Services Center

1620 18th Ave #200 Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 323-9178

Contact DBSC

www.seattledbsc.org

The Deaf-Blind Service Center provides communication support, crisis intervention, adaptive technology training and advocacy for those with combined vision and hearing loss. The program serves people throughout the state of Washington with varying degrees of visual and hearing losses, providing access to other Lighthouse programs, services within the community and appropriate referrals to agencies.

University of Washington ASL/Deaf Studies Program

Guggenheim Hall, 3940-2425 Benton Ln, Seattle, WA 98195

Contact ASL Program Coordinator at lforshay@u.washington.edu

U.W. ASL Club: aslc@uw.edu Online: http://aslc44.wix.com/uwaslclub

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/str/uw%20asl%20club/keywords_top 

The American Sign Language (ASL) program is housed Department of Linguistics. ASL program offers a four-semester sequence of ASL designed to meet the undergraduate foreign language requirement of the university. All courses use an immersion method which prohibits the use of spoken language. Periodically, additional courses are offered to augment this program. These additional courses are offered on a semester to semester basis. 

Washington Deaf Disc Golf Association

https://www.discgolfscene.com/clubs/Washington_Deaf_Disc_Golf_Association

We are a deaf disc golf association that welcomes everyone to participate in the upcoming local and national tournaments.

Washington State American Sign Language Teachers Association

www.waaslta.org

WAASLTA is a regional chapter of American Sign Language Teachers Association, the national certification organization of teachers of American Sign Language. WAASLTA serves as a professional development and networking organization for ASL teachers in Washington State.

Washington State Association of the Deaf

PO Box 73471 Puyallup, Washington 98373

Contact: info@wsad.org

www.WSAD.org

The purpose of the Washington State Association of the Deaf is to preserve, protect, and promote civil, human and linguistic rights of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind individuals in the state of Washington.

Washington State Deaf-Blind Citizens, Inc.

P.O. Box 2322 Seattle, WA 98111-2322

Contact WSDBC

wsdbc.org

WSDBC is to promote, protect, and preserve leadership, independence, communication access, and to advocate Deaf-Blind individuals in the state of Washington.

Washington State Gallaudet University Association Alumni

www.waguaa.org

WAGUAA membership is open to all persons who were admitted as undergraduate and/or graduate students at Gallaudet University, or have been an employee at Gallaudet University.  Friends who have not been students or employees of Gallaudet University are also welcome to become non-voting members of WAGUAA.

WAGUAA has several social activities throughout the year, of which are open to members and non-members.

Washington State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

www.wsrid.org

The goals of the WSRID are to educate, to support and to promote the certification of interpreters/transliterators and to provide information to the general public. WSRID is a state membership organization, plays a leading role in advocating for excellence in the delivery of interpretation and transliteration services between people who use sign language and people who use spoken language. In collaboration with the Deaf community, WSRID supports our members and encourages the growth of the profession through the establishment of a national standard for qualified sign language interpreters and transliterators, ongoing professional development and adherence to a code of professional conduct.

Washington State School for the Deaf

611 Grand Boulevard Vancouver, WA 98661

360-418-0401

http://www.wsd.wa.gov

Washington School for the Deaf, a place where students who are deaf or hard of hearing including those with additional disabilities, have the opportunity to learn, grow and belong in a culture that optimizes individual potential and provides accessible language and communication across the curriculum. Our educational philosophy is grounded in the belief that all children who are deaf and hard of hearing deserve a quality language and communication-driven program that provides education together with a critical mass of communication, age, and cognitive peers, as well as language- proficient teachers and staff who communicate directly in the child’s language.