Resources

Resources for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

AADB- American Association of the Deaf-Blind
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 121 
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910-3803
E-mail: aadb-info@aadb.org
301-495-4402 TTY
301-495-4403 V 
301-563-9107 VP
301-495-4404 Fax
www.aadb.org

Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA)
ALDA Inc.
8038 MacIntosh Lane, Suite 2 
Rockford, IL 61107-5336
815-332-1515 V/TTY 
866-402-2532 Tollfree
www.alda.org

Chicago Area Interpreter Referral Service (C.A.I.R.S.)
17 North State Street, Suite 1650
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 895-4300
www.cairs.net

Chicago Hearing Society
2001 North Clybourn Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60614
E-mail: askchs@anixter.org
773-248-9174 TTY
773-248-9121 V
773-248-9176 Fax
www.chicagohearingsociety.org

Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC)
1630 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
217-557-4495 V 
877-455-3323 V
Fax: 217-557-4492
Videophone: 217-303-8010
Illinois Deaf/Hard of Hearing Commission website

Illinois Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (IRID) 
www.ilrid.org

Illinois Telecommunications Access Corp. (ITAC)
3001 Montvale Ave., Suite D
Springfield, IL 62704 
800-841-6167 TTY
www.itactty.org

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-587-1788 Voice
301-587-1789 TTY
301-587-1791 FAX 
www.nad.org

RAMP
DeKalb County
115 N. First Street 
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
815-756-3202 V 
815-756-4263 TTY
815-756-3556 Fax 
www.rampcil.org

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID)
333 Commerce Street 
Alexandria, VA 22314 
703-838-0030 Voice
703-838-0459 TTY
703-838-0454 Fax
www.rid.org

Hearing Loss Association of America 
formerly Self-Help for the Hard of Hearing (SHHH))
7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 1200 
Bethesda, MD 20814 
E-mail: info@hearingloss.org
301-657-2248 Voice
www.hearingloss.org

West Suburban Association for the Deaf (WSAD)
P.O. Box 3712 
Oakbrook, IL 60522-3712
www.wsadeaf.org