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Our Way – Baltimore Chapter

Our Way is an outreach program of the National Jewish Council for Disabilities for Jewish Deaf and Hard of Hearing. It provides for the religious and social needs of deaf youth and adults.

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Jewish Community Services

Jewish Community Services, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, provides a broad range of services to meet the needs of individuals and families in the greater Baltimore community. Services include *Career Services *Counseling/Therapy *Senior Resources *Addiction Services *Big Brothers/Big Sisters *Prevention Education *Special Needs Services *Parenting Resources *Teen Outreach *Community Information […]

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JADE

JADE strives to raise the level of awareness in the community about the needs of Jewish people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Workshops on “How to Communicate with People who are Deaf Without Feeling Awkward” and other  topics about inclusion and disability awareness are available at no cost. The JADE Interpreter Fund helps […]

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Centralized Interpreter Referral Service

A program of the Hearing and Speech Agency, C.I.R.S. provides interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Interpreters are assigned by skill level for each situation.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA is the national professional, scientific and credentialing association for audiologists.  Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders and provide treatment.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation – Hear Now Program

The Foundation’s Hear Now program provides hearing aids to low income people that have no other resources to get hearing aids. An application needs to be submitted along with proof of income; applicants must work through a hearing provider in their area who participates in the program.

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Family Service Foundation, Inc.

Provides mental health and developmental disability services for Maryland residents. FSF specializes in serving deaf and deaf-blind individuals. Full-time interpreters fluent in ASL are available at all locations.

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Hearing and Speech Agency

Partners with “Hear Now” providing hearing aids for persons with low income. The agency provides evaluation and treatment of persons (all ages) with hearing, language and speech disorders, and operates Gateway school. Lip-reading, sign language and “Living with Hearing Loss” classes are offered.

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Maryland Relay Service

A public service offered through the State of Maryland, it enables standard telephone users to communicate with deaf, hard-of-hearing, late deafened, deaf-blind, or speech-disabled people who use a TTY (text telephone). Maryland Relay also provides free assisted telephone equipment to anyone who cannot use a standard telephone due to physical or cognitive disabilities, and who […]

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