Current Consumer Members of DHHCAN:

●       American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB)

●       Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA)

●       Cerebral Palsy and Deaf Organization (CPADO)

●      Deaf in Government (DIG)

●       Deaf Seniors of America (DSA)

●       Gallaudet University Alumni Association (GUAA)

●       Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)

●       National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

●       Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc. (TDI)

Current Organizational Partners:

●       accesSOS

●       American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA)

●       Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD)

●       Conference of Education Administrators of Schools for the Deaf (CEASD)

●       National Association of State Agencies of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NASADHH)

●       National Association for State Relay Administration (NASRA)

●       Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID)

●       Northern Virginia Resource Center (NVRC)

Interested in joining DHHCAN as a regular voting member or organizational partner? Please submit a written statement attesting to the absence of financial interests and conflict of interest with DHHCAN goals as well as other documents necessary to determine the purpose, relevance, philosophy, and organizational structure. The following criteria will be considered:

1. consumer-based national organization

2. non-profit status

3. governance by and for deaf and hard of hearing people

4. consumer-oriented focus

5. membership base of at least 50 individuals

Any organization that does not meet the above criteria will be considered for organizational partner. Please submit your materials to for the Board to review and for the coalition’s consideration.