Links to More Lists of Organizations

Many More Deaf Organizations

Websites We Consulted for the WDIRP

Can't find the organization or informational resource you need at our website? Try consulting some of the websites listed below to find more. In addition to the websites listed below, many international deaf and disability organizations have their own lists of deaf organizations. When you visit an organizational website, look for pages called "links," "resources," or "member organizations."


Many More Deaf Organizations

The websites listed under "Many More Deaf Organizations" may have links to deaf organizations not yet incorporated into the World Deaf Information Resource Project (WDIRP). If you have not yet found the organization you want, it may be worth your time exploring these.

Disability Rights Fund (DRF) list of links
http://disabilityrightsfund.org/resources.html
Description: This page has a link to a search engine and a list of major international and regional disabled people's organizations (DPOs); major international human rights organizations; sources for finding more organizations; and various email-based discussion groups on deaf and disability issues in developing countries.

Who's Who in Disability and Development
http://go.worldbank.org/DX34O72HO2
Description: Provided by the World Bank, this page has a list of links to mainstream international development organizations. These organizations all work in developing countries and many include a focus on disability as one part of their many activities. These include development banks, government donors, business organizations, foundations, and more.

Deaf Child Worldwide Network
http://www.deafchildworldwide.info/our_network/index.html
Description: Lists more than 1300 non-governmental organizations, schools, clinics, and other types of organizations related to deaf children or deaf adults.

On-line Deaf Web Directory
http://www.deafwebsites.com/
Description: This directory can lead you to on-line forums, mailing lists, and chat groups for deaf people around the world. Has links to forums and organizations in 40 countries.

World Deaf Directory
http://www.deafconnect.com/deaf/organizations.html
Description: Lists a few dozen deaf organizations in North America, South America, Asia, and elsewhere.

Deaf Culture Around the World
http://www.deaflinx.com/WorldWide/world.html
Description: Links to organizations of deaf Native American Indians and to deaf organizations in more than 20 countries around the world.

Deaf Organizations in Thailand
http://nadt.thport.com/linksth.html
Description: The National Association of the Deaf in Thailand offers a list of links to more, local-level deaf organizations in Thailand. This list is available in both English and Thai, but the Thai list is typically more up-to-date.

Dovenwereld BooGO

http://dovenwereld.boogolinks.nl
Description: This website contains extensive listings of links to deaf-related on-line resources around the world.

DanishKadah Hosted Websites
http://www.danishkadah.org.pk
Description: DanishKadah offers free web hosting and web development services to a few, selected deaf and disability organizations in Pakistan and other countries. Its website links to the organizations it supports.

Pakistan Government List of NGOs
http://www.ngosinfo.gov.pk
Description: The Pakistan government assembled this list of non-governmental organizations in Pakistan, including some deaf-related NGOs. Much of the information in this website may be incomplete or inaccurate.

Disability Organizations in Delhi, India
http://www.udaan.org/parivaar/orgdelhi.html
Description: This website lists disability-related non-governmental organizations in the Delhi region of India. Includes deaf-related organizations.

Deaf Organizations in Colombia
http://www.fenascol.org.co/index.php/asociaciones_afiliadas
Description: The Federation Nacional de Sordos de Colombia has 25 local-level affiliate associations in Colombia. These are listed at the link above.

Deaf Schools and Interpreters in Colombia
http://www.sordoscolombianos.com/
Description: This website, "Sordos Colombianos," can help you find deafness-related resources in Colombia. Click on the link for "Institutos" for deaf schools or on the link for "Interpretes" for intérpreters. Or explore the rest of the site for information on legislation, news, events, and more.

Deaf Organizations in Austria and Elsewhere
http://www.oeglb.at/links
Description: The website for Österreichische Gehörlosenbund (ÖGLB) in Austria offers links to more deaf organizations in Austria and other countries.

European Federation of Hard of Hearing People
http://www.efhoh.org/members/
Description: EFHOH has 20 general member organizations throughout Europe. Consult this page for more national-level organizations of hard of hearing people in Europe.

Yellowstar's Deaf-Related Websites
http://www.yellowstar.com/websites.htm
Description: Links to a few dozen deaf-related organizations, deaf schools, and publications. Most links are in the United States, but a few are in other countries.

DeafLinks
http://www.dgsd.de/Deaf/index.html
Description: Links to dozens of deaf and deafblind-related, including organizations of deaf people; organizations for sign language interpreters; websites about various sign languages; news and magazines for deaf people; information about captioning; academic research in deaf studies and sign language linguistics; and more. Many links are in Germany and elsewhere in Europe. Some links are in other regions, including the US, Canada, Asia, Latin America, and elsewhere.

Links in Australia
Interested in the Australian deaf community? Many different websites can help you find more organizations and other deaf-related resources in Australia. Here are some you can try:
http://www.deafnessforum.org.au/index.php?q=links
http://www.betterhearingsydney.org.au/component/option,com_weblinks/catid,19/Itemid,37/
http://www.betterhearingaustralia.org.au/index.php?id=11
http://www.vicdeaf.com.au/content.asp?cid=35&t=links
http://deafness.about.com/cs/travel/a/australia.htm

Links in Ireland
http://www.kerrydeaf.com/links/index.html
Description: Find links to deaf organizations and other deaf-related resources in Ireland.

Links in United Kingdom
http://www.kerrydeaf.com/links/index2.html
Description:
Find links to deaf organizations and other deaf-related resources in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Info to Go-USA
clerc.center@gallaudet.edu
http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center/information_and_resources/info_to_go.html
Description: The Clerc Center "Info to Go" service offers an extensive library of links to on-line information related to deaf and hard of hearing children from birth through age 21, with an emphasis on their educational, linguistic, social, and emotional development. They also respond to inquires from families, the general public, deaf and hard of hearing people, and professionals. Most information is targeted at a US audience.

Don't forget to consult our own extensive listing of Deaf and Disability Organizations and Schools!

Websites We Consulted for the WDIRP

Prior to the launch of the World Deaf Information Resource Project (WDIRP), many older websites already listed many deaf organizations. Consulting these websites has been one of several important means of finding organizations. Most or all organizations listed on the websites linked below should also be included in the WDIRP website. For websites listing organizations not already included in the WDIRP, scroll up the page to consult the links listed under "Many More Deaf Organizations."

World Federation of the Deaf (List of national member organizations)
http://www.wfdeaf.org
Description:
WFD acts as a spokes-organization for deaf people around the world. It has more than 130 national-level deaf-run organizations as members. Follow the link to see them listed.
[Consulted in June 2009]

MIUSA Organization Database
http://www.miusa.org/orgsearch
Description:
This on-line database can help you find local, national, regional, and international disabled people's organizations (DPOs) around the world. The database is searchable by region, by country, or by disability. It includes both cross-disability and specific-disability organizations.
[Consulted in June 2009]

United Nation Enable's database of disability organizations
http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=739
Description: The United Nations "Enable" website provides an extensive list of disability organizations around the world.
[Consulted in June 2009]

We Can Do Blog
http://wecando.wordpress.com
Description: This blog site posts announcements, news, resources, and toolkits related to disability, poverty, human rights, and international development in developing countries. Consult its blog roll at the very bottom of the page for links to deaf and disability-oriented organizations and other on-line resources around the world.
[Consulted in June 2009]

In addition to consulting the above websites, International Relations also communicated directly with many organizations and individual volunteers around the world. Some of these sources supplied information about organizations and schools that are probably not listed anywhere else on the web. So please do consult our own list of International Deaf and Disability Organizations and Local Deaf and Disability Organizations and Schools.

 

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