The Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


Pennsylvania Links

Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf (PSAD)
The PSAD mission is to maximize the participation and productivity of its Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens within the larger society of Pennsylvania through education, advocacy, and services.

PA Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH)
The PA Office for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, or ODHH, provides ADVOCACY, INFORMATION and REFERRALS for Pennsylvanians who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or deaf blind, and their families and caregivers.

Pennsylvania Deaf, Hard of Hearing, & Interpreter Resource Collection at the HGAC library
A large collection of over 400 items on topics such as hearing loss, Deaf culture, coping skills, laws, sign language interpreting, technology, American Sign Language (ASL) & RID-NIC study materials in a variety of formats (DVD, VHS, books, etc).

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
PaTTAN is an initiative of the PA Dept of Education and provides support programs to improve student learning.

Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, Interpreter Certification Program
This program coordinates & certifies all interpreters in the PA legal system.

The Parent Education Network (PEN)
PEN is part of a national system of Parent Training and Information Centers that are committed to serving parents of all special needs children.

Pennsylvania American Sign Language Teacher's Association
The Pennsylvania American Sign Language Teachers Association – PA-ASLTA is one of the Chapters under the national organization dedicated to the improvement of the teaching of ASL/Deaf Studies at all levels of instruction.

Good Shepherd Mediation Program of Philadelphia
The Mediation Program for People who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing is designed to provide accessible mediation services in a way that recognizes and respects self-determination and the unique experience, culture and language of people who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Guide By Your Side
Hands & Voices Guide By Your Side™ of PA (GBYS) is dedicated to directly supporting families and their infants and toddlers who are newly identified with hearing loss by offering them the opportunity to talk to or meet face-to-face with a Parent Guide

PA program that distributes equipment to low-income individuals who are deaf-blind (have hearing loss and vision loss).

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