Government and Non-profit

Center for Hearing & Deaf Services

Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre

Keystone Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Office of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Office of Developmental Programs, Special Populations Unit

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation



  • Special, free program for those PA residents with both signification vision and hearing loss.

PA Telecommunication Device Distribution Program

  • Free equipment to help people with disabilities make phone call. Must meet eligibility requirements.

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation

  • Provides assistance in acquiring technology devices for older Pennsylvanians or those with disabilities.

TechOWL Lending Library

  • Statewide technology lending library for Pennsylvanians with disabilities.

Interpreting Services

Pittsburgh Area

Center for Hearing and Deaf Services

Pressley Ridge Communication Support Services

Sign Language Interpreting Professionals

Philadelphia Area

ASL Interpreter Referral Service

Keystone Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

The Communication Connection

Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre

Deaf-Hearing Interface

Learn ASL

Sign Language Dictionaries

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

  • Dictionary organized by category, used in sentences.

Signing Savvy

  • Sign language dictionary and other learning tools.

ASL Classes

American Society for Deaf Children

  • 4-week courses for a fee.

ASL Deafined

  • A subscription-based website for ASL video lessons.

Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre

  • Community-level, non-credit beginner ASL instruction.

Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

  • Eight-week ASL interactive online class. Free.

Sign It! ASL Made Easy

  • An online, self-paced ASL course.

Start ASL

  • Free ASL one. Online. Other courses for fee.

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

  • Online and in-person. Free for families of students. Fees for others.

College ASL Courses

Allegheny College

Bloomsburg University

Community College of Allegheny

Community College of Philadelphia

Mount Aloysius

Saint Joseph’s University

Swarthmore College

Temple University

University of Pennsylvania


Professional Development, Accessible Education Videos and More

Resource Guide for College Students

Resources for D/HH Community in Western PA