• Hands & VoicesHands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. We are non-biased about communication methodologies and believe that families can make the best choices for their child if they have access to good information and support.

  • Supporting Success for Children With Hearing LossThis is a ‘go-to’ site for professionals and family members seeking more information about the learning and social issues of children with hearing loss* and what you can do to better support the future success of these children. Resources are at no cost, designed to be easy to understand quickly, and practical to use. 

  • Caption CallCaptionCall is a captioned telephone designed to help individuals struggling with hearing loss use the phone again with confidence.  The CaptionCall captioned phone features a large, easy-to-read screen that displays written captions of what callers say to reinforce their hearing. The CaptionCall phone is also an amplified phone. Individuals with hearing loss that could benefit from captioned telephone service can provide professional certification from a qualified hearing care or health care professional to receive the CaptionCall phone for free.

  • Deaf Counseling Center ​- Deaf Counseling Center is a Deaf-owned and operated psychotherapy and consulting practice staffed by Deaf licensed professional therapists. 

national resources

  • Florida Hands & Voicesa non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families and their children who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as the professionals who serve them

  • Central Florida Parent CenterYou'll have a tough time finding a more helpful organization who specializes in helping parents obtain an IEP for 504 plan for their kids.

  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center- a non-profit organization in southwest Florida that provides Sign Language Interpreting Services, FTRI Telephone Equipment Loans,Community Education, Advocacy, Family Services, Job Assistance, and Information/Referral Services and more.

  • Signing Shadows - We strive to provide a variety of quality services to support deaf and hard of hearing children and their families. In-home American Sign Language instruction, shadow interpreting, and volunteering


  • The Family CafeThe Family Café exists to provide individuals with disabilities and their families with an opportunity for collaboration, advocacy, friendship and empowerment by serving as a facilitator of communication, a space for dialogue and a source of information.

  • Florida School for the Deaf & Blindthe only school of its kind in Florida designed specifically for the needs of eligible Pre-K and K-12 students who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired.​​

  • FSDB's Parent Outreach Programoffers early intervention, family-centered programs for children ages 0-5 who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired, free of charge. Services are provided in the family’s home and during daily routines, in the child’s natural environment. 

  • Florida's Early Steps - Florida's early intervention system that offers services to eligible infants and toddlers (birth to thirty-six months) with significant delays or a condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Early Intervention is provided to support families and caregivers in developing the competence and confidence to help their child learn and develop.

local resources

Local Folks! (Brevard County)

Do you have a Deaf/HOH child, are you a Deaf/HOH adult, or are you simply interested in meeting more of the Deaf/HOH community while perhaps practicing your ASL skills? A regional chapter of Florida Hands & Voices is being formed so be sure to let us know!

*Coming soon! (Feel free to submit your suggestions!)