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Promoting Awareness in Healthcare for the Deaf

PAH, MD works to improve the quality of healthcare offered to deaf and hard of hearing individuals through education of consumers and healthcare providers. We also encourage deaf and hard of hearing individuals to pursue careers in healthcare delivery.


DeafDOC.org is your site for free, reliable healthcare information, both directly and indirectly, for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HOH) community. DeafDOC has separate areas for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HOH) community, Interpreters, Healthcare and Educational Providers and Institutions and others.

Clinics and Special Services for the Deaf

This resource list identifies healthcare programs and initiatives designed specifically for deaf and hard of hearing persons.

Infant Hearing Screenings

Information about early detection from national organizations

Deaf AIDS Project

Vital statistics, outreach services, mental health services, & condom distribution

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services

A Place of Their Own Project: to provide a fully accessible emergency shelter and transitional housing, in a physical, cultural, and linguistic sense, for Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims and their children. (Estimated date of completion - December 2003)

Granbury Care Center

Within our center, we have the only skilled long term health program for the Deaf and Hard-of-hearing and Program for Aging Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in all of Texas.

Mental Health

University of California Center on Deafness Mental Health Services

Providing quality and innovative mental health and substance abuse services for individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or have hearing loss and their families; and advancing the skills and knowledge of professionals and the community through its training programs and dissemination of written and video materials in the area of mental health and deafness/hearing loss.

Medical & Mental Health Interpreting Issues

Resources for specialized interpreting

Tampa Bay Academy

Tampa Bay Academy is a psychiatric treatment center for children and adolescents. The academy offers residential, day treatment, partial hospitalization, and a complete Deaf program.

Alternative Solutions Center

Alternative Solutions Center is a Deaf-owned and operated psychotherapy and consulting practice staffed by licensed professional therapists. We specialize in work with persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or deaf-blind.

Chemical Dependency

Deaf/HH Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 Step Recovery Resources in the US

This site is offered in the spirit of gratitude to the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous

Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and HH Individuals

The Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals is an inpatient chemical dependency program located at Fairview hospital in Minneapolis. The program has been providing services specializing in treatment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons nationally since 1989.

The Walter B. Jones Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (North Carolina)

The Walter B. Jones ADATC is the only residential treatment center in North Carolina for deaf/hard of hearing substance abusers. The Center provides treatment to citizens from any of North Carolina's 100 counties.