Deaf Internet resources

    Deaf Internet resources

    Deaf Internet resources

    This page represents some of the Deaf resources on the Internet, ordered by access method. If you notice omissions or inaccuracies please let me know.

    Many thanks to

    and .

    Additionally, there are several net-based clearinghouses for information about the Deaf.

    Disability Services at

    Gallaudet University

    Mailing lists are a very solid, low-tech method of one-to-many communication. I’ve noticed that most of these have a rather high signal-to-noise ratio and are notable for the eccentric regular contributors.

    ADA-Law is about disability-related legislation.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    or . In the body of the message type “subscribe ADA-Law Firstname Lastname”.

    ASL is an echo of

    USENET newsgroup.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe ASL Firstname Lastname”.

    AXSLIB-L dicusses general topics on accessibility for the disabled, focus on libraries.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe AXSLIB-L Firstname Lastname”.

    DEAFBLND is a list concerning deaf-blindness.

    To subscribe, send a message to Bob Moore at .

    DEAF-L is a discussion list for the deaf community and those associated

    with it.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    .

    In the body of the message type “subscribe DEAF-L Firstname Lastname”.

    To post to the list, send a message to .

    EASI is about Equal Access to Software and Information for the disabled.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe EASI Firstname Lastname”.

    GESTURE-L is designed for those interested in gestures, gesture systems and alternate sign languages.

    To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to .

    In the body of the message type “subscribe GESTURE-L Firstname Lastname”.

    To post to the list, send a message to .

    L-HCAP is about disabilities in general; will occasionally have deaf/hoh info.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    or . In the body of the message type “subscribe L-HCAP Firstname Lastname”.

    MRDEAF-L is about the mentally retarded deaf/hoh.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe MRDEAF-L”.

    SLLING-L is a sign language linguistics list.

    To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to .

    In

    the body of the message type “subscribe SLLING-L Firstname Lastname”.

    To post to the list, send a message to .

    TERPS-L is about the mentally retarded deaf/hoh.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    or . In the body of the message type “subscribe TERPS-L Firstname Lastname”.

    TFA (Telephone For All) is an international news service for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or affiliated with the deaf community.

    To subscribe or submit

    news, send a message to .

    Newsletters

    Electronic newsletters are interesting descendent from the early political small press. One person, or a small staff, are able to research, compose, produce, and deliver a whole spectrum of editorial and reportage.

    DEAF MAGAZINE is a weekly magazine distributed by electronic mail.

    To

    subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to

    .

    In the body of the message type “subscribe

    DEAF Firstname Lastname”. To post to the list, send a message to

    .

    USENET (the “User’s Network”) is a collection of thousands of bulletin-board-style groups, each devoted to another facet of the human condition. Most are distributed around the entire planet, some are gatewayed to mailing lists.

    Gopher is a distributed information system something like a text-only World Wide Web.

    The gopher server at

    contains a section devoted to the deaf and hard-of-hearing which includes links to other gophers.

    Among the materials included are (with links to alternative sources of information): information on the

    of the deaf, archives and general information about the

    mailing list,

    information, guidance for

    of the Deaf including misconceptions, education and parenting, , deafness-related programs and files, including .

    (Update of April 1991; does anyone have anything later?)

    The following are BBSs using the phone-TTY CM-4 modem in operation (accepting either TDD/baudot 45 baud or ASCII 110-300 baud), so you can call for news any time with your TDD or computer. If you wish to be listed here, or if the number has been changed, please let me know.

    Deaf BBSs

    Key: custom third party custom software

    dial-a-news remote dial-a-news software

    multi-line remote multi-line DAN software

    inquiry/order multi-line DAN with inquiry/order line

    Phoenix AZ 602-275-7320 vcd PC/DAN dial-a-news

    Tucson AZ 602-620-1889 Tucson DAN dial-a-news

    Vancouver BC 604-738-4644 Western Inst. dial-a-news

    Los AngelesCA 213-667-9362 KCET-PBS TV/td dial-a-news

    Los AngelesCA 213-838-9537 CHABAD drug rehab dial-a-news

    Van Nuys CA 818-902-9840 eye festival DAN multi-line

    Washington DC 202-966-6095 CAPCOM (6pm-8am) dial-a-news

    Washington DC 202-472-5265 National park service dial-a-news

    Washington DC 800-877-8845 GSA federal relay multi-line

    Washington DC 202-708-9320 GSA federal relay multi-line

    Atlanta GA 404-659-3323 GA PC/DAN dial-a-news

    Chicago IL 312-508-5072 Chicago DAN dial-a-news

    Silver SpringMD301-593-7033 HEX-AMRAD   custom

    Rockville MD 301-251-1990 TEDI info line multi-line

    SpringfieldMO 417-869-2879 Ozarks dial-a-news dial-a-news

    SpringfieldMO 417-869-9967 Lakes country rehab dial-a-news

    Raleigh NC 919-831-6579 Computer clinic custom

    Hackensack NJ 201-489-3323 phone-tty pc/DAN inquiry/order

    Marlton NJ 609-985-3323 South Jersey PC/DAN inquiry/order

    Trenton NJ 609-633-9831 NJ Dial-A-News dial-a-news

    Plainsboro NJ 800-333-4825 Merrill Lynch DAN inquiry/order

    Port MurrayNJ 201-766-1245 Profiles listing dial-a-news

    Brooklyn NY 718-624-5817 Catholic deaf service dial-a-news

    Rochester NY 716-334-8042 Rochester Telecom custom

    White PlainsNY914-347-3275 Dollardry dock bank multi-line

    Houston TX 713-475-1064 Walt’s corner dial-a-news

    Great FallsVA 703-759-2488 TEDI PC/DAN multi-line

    Archives of text, programs, and other information.

    So-called because you log in (via ftp) using “anonymous” as your username and your email address as the password.

    Have you found errors nontrivial or marginal, factual, analytical and illogical, arithmetical, temporal, or even typographical? Please let me know; drop me . Thanks!

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    Deaf Internet resources

    Deaf Internet resources

    Deaf Internet resources

    This page represents some of the Deaf resources on the Internet, ordered by access method. If you notice omissions or inaccuracies please let me know.

    Many thanks to

    and .

    Additionally, there are several net-based clearinghouses for information about the Deaf.

    Disability Services at

    Gallaudet University

    Mailing lists are a very solid, low-tech method of one-to-many communication. I’ve noticed that most of these have a rather high signal-to-noise ratio and are notable for the eccentric regular contributors.

    ADA-Law is about disability-related legislation.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    or . In the body of the message type “subscribe ADA-Law Firstname Lastname”.

    ASL is an echo of

    USENET newsgroup.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe ASL Firstname Lastname”.

    AXSLIB-L dicusses general topics on accessibility for the disabled, focus on libraries.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe AXSLIB-L Firstname Lastname”.

    DEAFBLND is a list concerning deaf-blindness.

    To subscribe, send a message to Bob Moore at .

    DEAF-L is a discussion list for the deaf community and those associated

    with it.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    .

    In the body of the message type “subscribe DEAF-L Firstname Lastname”.

    To post to the list, send a message to .

    EASI is about Equal Access to Software and Information for the disabled.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe EASI Firstname Lastname”.

    GESTURE-L is designed for those interested in gestures, gesture systems and alternate sign languages.

    To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to .

    In the body of the message type “subscribe GESTURE-L Firstname Lastname”.

    To post to the list, send a message to .

    L-HCAP is about disabilities in general; will occasionally have deaf/hoh info.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    or . In the body of the message type “subscribe L-HCAP Firstname Lastname”.

    MRDEAF-L is about the mentally retarded deaf/hoh.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to . In the body of the message type “subscribe MRDEAF-L”.

    SLLING-L is a sign language linguistics list.

    To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to .

    In

    the body of the message type “subscribe SLLING-L Firstname Lastname”.

    To post to the list, send a message to .

    TERPS-L is about the mentally retarded deaf/hoh.

    To join, send a message with a blank subject line to

    or . In the body of the message type “subscribe TERPS-L Firstname Lastname”.

    TFA (Telephone For All) is an international news service for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or affiliated with the deaf community.

    To subscribe or submit

    news, send a message to .

    Newsletters

    Electronic newsletters are interesting descendent from the early political small press. One person, or a small staff, are able to research, compose, produce, and deliver a whole spectrum of editorial and reportage.

    DEAF MAGAZINE is a weekly magazine distributed by electronic mail.

    To

    subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to

    .

    In the body of the message type “subscribe

    DEAF Firstname Lastname”. To post to the list, send a message to

    .

    USENET (the “User’s Network”) is a collection of thousands of bulletin-board-style groups, each devoted to another facet of the human condition. Most are distributed around the entire planet, some are gatewayed to mailing lists.

    Gopher is a distributed information system something like a text-only World Wide Web.

    The gopher server at

    contains a section devoted to the deaf and hard-of-hearing which includes links to other gophers.

    Among the materials included are (with links to alternative sources of information): information on the

    of the deaf, archives and general information about the

    mailing list,

    information, guidance for

    of the Deaf including misconceptions, education and parenting, , deafness-related programs and files, including .

    (Update of April 1991; does anyone have anything later?)

    The following are BBSs using the phone-TTY CM-4 modem in operation (accepting either TDD/baudot 45 baud or ASCII 110-300 baud), so you can call for news any time with your TDD or computer. If you wish to be listed here, or if the number has been changed, please let me know.

    Deaf BBSs

    Key: custom third party custom software

    dial-a-news remote dial-a-news software

    multi-line remote multi-line DAN software

    inquiry/order multi-line DAN with inquiry/order line

    Phoenix AZ 602-275-7320 vcd PC/DAN dial-a-news

    Tucson AZ 602-620-1889 Tucson DAN dial-a-news

    Vancouver BC 604-738-4644 Western Inst. dial-a-news

    Los AngelesCA 213-667-9362 KCET-PBS TV/td dial-a-news

    Los AngelesCA 213-838-9537 CHABAD drug rehab dial-a-news

    Van Nuys CA 818-902-9840 eye festival DAN multi-line

    Washington DC 202-966-6095 CAPCOM (6pm-8am) dial-a-news

    Washington DC 202-472-5265 National park service dial-a-news

    Washington DC 800-877-8845 GSA federal relay multi-line

    Washington DC 202-708-9320 GSA federal relay multi-line

    Atlanta GA 404-659-3323 GA PC/DAN dial-a-news

    Chicago IL 312-508-5072 Chicago DAN dial-a-news

    Silver SpringMD301-593-7033 HEX-AMRAD   custom

    Rockville MD 301-251-1990 TEDI info line multi-line

    SpringfieldMO 417-869-2879 Ozarks dial-a-news dial-a-news

    SpringfieldMO 417-869-9967 Lakes country rehab dial-a-news

    Raleigh NC 919-831-6579 Computer clinic custom

    Hackensack NJ 201-489-3323 phone-tty pc/DAN inquiry/order

    Marlton NJ 609-985-3323 South Jersey PC/DAN inquiry/order

    Trenton NJ 609-633-9831 NJ Dial-A-News dial-a-news

    Plainsboro NJ 800-333-4825 Merrill Lynch DAN inquiry/order

    Port MurrayNJ 201-766-1245 Profiles listing dial-a-news

    Brooklyn NY 718-624-5817 Catholic deaf service dial-a-news

    Rochester NY 716-334-8042 Rochester Telecom custom

    White PlainsNY914-347-3275 Dollardry dock bank multi-line

    Houston TX 713-475-1064 Walt’s corner dial-a-news

    Great FallsVA 703-759-2488 TEDI PC/DAN multi-line

    Archives of text, programs, and other information.

    So-called because you log in (via ftp) using “anonymous” as your username and your email address as the password.

    Have you found errors nontrivial or marginal, factual, analytical and illogical, arithmetical, temporal, or even typographical? Please let me know; drop me . Thanks!

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    1993-2006 by ,

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