Deaf Services Resource Guide

 Compiled For:


City & County of Denver Agencies

Compiled by:

Denver Office of Sign Language Services & Resources

Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships


 Adaptive Devices for the Deaf

See also “Products & Services” for additional resources

·         Accent on Hearing

1189 S. Perry St., Suite 120, Castle Rock, CO 80104

303.663.2235

www.accentonhearing.net ; accentonhearing@comcast.net

Hearing aids and assistive listening devices.

 

·         Assist 2 Hear

877.338.1084

www.assist2hear.com ; customerservice@assisst2hear.com

Specializes in induction hearing loop systems; also sells amplified telephones, television amplifiers, etc.

 

·         Colorado Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Colorado Department of Human Services

Cliff Moers, Director

1575 Sherman Street, Garden Level, Denver, CO 80203

720.457.3679 Voice/VP**, 303.866.4824 Voice

email.ccdhh@state.co.us ; www.coloradodeafcommission.com

Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Program

 

·         International Hearing Dog, Inc.

Valerie Foss-Brugger

303.287.3277

info@hearingdog.org ; www.ihdi.org

Placement of Hearing Dogs free of charge to Deaf recipients.

 

·         Marion Downs Hearing Center

1793 Quentin St., Unit 2, Aurora, CO 80045

720.848.3042 administrative office

720.848.2800 clinic

www.mariondowns.com ; mdhc@uch.edu

Alerting systems, amplified phones, text-based and captioned phones, video phones, vibrating alarm clocks, personal listening products.

 

·         Vocational Rehabilitation

2211 W. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80223

Dalene Kelley, Office Manager: 303.866.3507

Counselors each have their own TTY* numbers and video phones.

Hearing aids, TTYs, and various other devices provided to VR clients seeking or retaining employment; Job

training and placement for people who are Deaf or disabled.

 

 

Advocacy Services

·         Atlantis Community, Inc.

201 South Cherokee St., Denver, CO 80223

303.733.9324, 303.733.0047 TTY*

adaptbabs@atlantiscommuntyinc.com

Advocates for Civil Rights for people with disabilities.

 

·         Colorado Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Cliff Moers, Director

1575 Sherman Street, Garden Level, Denver, CO 80203

720.457.3679 Voice/VP**, 303.866.4824 Voice

email.ccdhh@state.co.us ; www.coloradodeafcommission.com

Advocacy for access to State agencies.

 

·         Colorado Association of the Deaf

Office: 3131 Osceola St., Denver, CO 80212

Mailing Address: PO Box 370294, Denver, CO 80237

www.CADeaf.org

CAD is a statewide nonprofit organization designed to advocate and to promote the awareness and welfare of deaf and hard of hearing (d/hh) persons in Colorado, to combat discrimination against the d/hh individuals and their families and actively promote and advance educational, vocational, economic and social standards for the d/hh citizens.  CAD is affiliated with the National Association of the Deaf.

 

·         Colorado Families for Hands & Voices

Janet DesGeorges, Executive Director

PO Box 3093, Boulder, CO 80307

303.492.6283

janet@handsandvoices.org ; www.cohandsandvoices.org

A parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.  Provides one-on-one consultations re: communication choices, emotional support, educational choices, sibling and extended family issues, transitions, etc; parent-to-parent networking; advocacy for families; coordinators for families who are Spanish-speaking.

 

·         DOVE (Deaf Overcoming Violence Through Empowerment)

Kim Parra, Executive Director

303.831.7932 V/VP**,

24 Hour Crisis Line: 303.831.7874 V/VP**, Hotline@deafdove.org

 info@deafdove.org ; www.deafdove.org 

Medical/legal advocacy for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Deaf victims; Support group; Education/Outreach to service providers, community, and Deaf teens; Information and referral.

 

·         The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People/

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

455 Sherman St., #130, Denver, CO, 80203

303.722.0300, 303.722.3619 TTY*

tlcmail@thelegalcenter.org ; www.thelegalcenter.org

Protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people through direct representation, advocacy, education, and legislative analysis.  Does not provide assistance for criminal or family law cases.  Also helps with housing and employment issues, some special education issues, abuse and neglect, and other issues encountered by a person with a disability.

 

·         Mile High Independent Living Center

110 16th St. #603, Denver, CO 80202

303.800.4700  V, 303.322.2330 TTY*

www.mhilc.org/ ; mhilc@gmail.com

Advocacy, benefits acquisition, housing, rental and utility assistance for residents of Denver County; Additional services as they relate to independent living skills. 

 

 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

·         Career Service Authority, for City of Denver agencies

Mike Marazzani, ADA Coordinator

720.913.5644, 720.913.5607 TTY*(located in recruiting department)

mike.marazzani@denvergov.org 

ADA information regarding the employment setting for the City & County of Denver.

 

·         Denver Office of Disability Rights

Ed Neuberg, ADA Compliance Officer

201 W. Colfax, Dept. 1102; Denver, CO 80202

720.913.8480, 720.913.8484 TTY*

Edward.neuberg@denvergov.org ; www.denvergov.org/Disabilities

Ensuring ADA compliance for City and County of Denver agencies.

 

·         Rocky Mountain ADA Technical Assistance Center

Hotline: 800.949.4232 V/TTY*, 719.358.2460 VP**

www.mtc-inc.com ; www.ADAinformation.org

Inform and educate about the ADA.

 

 

Arts

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

·         Maggie Eaton, ADA coordinator

6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003

720.898.7241

meaton@arvadacenter.org

Children’s plays presented in sign language; Interpreters provided upon request for general theatre productions; Sign language interpreters provided for classes; Sign language classes taught.

 

·         Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Carol Krueger, ADA coordinator

303.893.4100, 303.893.9582 TTY* for ticket sales

denvercenter.org/planyourvisit/PhysicalAccessibility.aspx

Sign language interpreters provided for general theatre productions.

 

·         Rocky Mountain Deaf Theatre

Nicki Runge

970.373.5266 V/VP**

rmdeaftheatre.com ; rmdeaftheatre@gmail.com

Live theatre presented in American Sign Language.

 

·         VSA Colorado/Access Gallery

303.777.0797, 303.777.0796 TTY*

cris@accessgallery.org ; www.accessgallery.org

Sponsors artists who have a disability; provides free tickets to cultural events.

 

 

Captioning Services

·         Caption Colorado

1.800.775.7838

www.captioncolorado.com

 

 

CART, Communication Access Real-Time Trasnslation

·         Caption First

Pat Graves

719.481.9834

pat.graves@captionfirst.com ; www.captionfirst.com

 

·         Visible Voices, Inc.

Claudette Mondragon

720.838.3737

Claudette@VisibleVoices.com ; visiblevoices.com/

 

 

Complaints/Discrimination

·         Denver Anti-Discrimination Office

Darius Smith, Director

201 W. Colfax Ave., 12th floor, Denver, CO 80202

720.913.8459, 720.913.8484 TTY*

Darius.Smith@denvergov.org ; www.denvergov.org/discrimination

To file a complaint, the alleged discriminatory act must have taken place within the boundaries of the City and County of Denver.  Complaint must be filed within 180 days of the discrimination/discriminatory practice. Complaints can be filed regarding housing and commercial space; employment; public accommodations; private educational institutions; private health and welfare services.

 

·         Denver Office of Disability Rights

Ed Neuberg, Director

201 W. Colfax Ave., 12th floor, Denver, CO 80202

720.913.8485, 720.913.8484 TTY*

Accepts complaints of ADA discrimination happening within a Denver City/County agency.  A complaint form can be obtained on line at www.denvergov.org/disabilities.

 

·         Office of the Independent Monitor

Michele Wheeler, Community Relations Ombudsman

201 W. Colfax Ave., 12th floor, Denver, CO 80202

720.913.3306

Michele.Wheeler@denvergov.org ; www.denvergov.org/oim

Accepts complaints involving the Denver Police and Sheriff.  To file a complaint, fill out & submit a complaint form from the website, or contact OIM.

 

·         Colorado Civil Rights Division
1560 Broadway Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202
303.894.2997, 800.262.4845

Takes complaints of discrimination that took place anywhere in Colorado.

 

·         Denver District EEOC Office
303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 410, Denver, CO 80203
303.866.1300, 1-800-669-6820 TTY*

www.eeoc.gov
The Denver District Office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Can file a complaint on-line concerning discrimination in the workplace.

 

 

Hearing Aids

·         Center for Hearing, Speech & Language

4280 Hale Parkway, Denver, CO 80220

303.322.1871 V/TTY*

http://www.chsl.org/ 

Hearing aids; Lip reading classes; Hearing tests.

 

·         Friends of Man

PO box 937 Littleton, CO 80160

303.798.2342

http://www.friendsofman.org/

Provides hearing aids to people whose applications have been accepted.

 

·         Hear Now

Joanita Stelter

6700 Washington Ave. South, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

1.800.648.4327

www.sotheworldmayhear.org ; contact_us@sotheworldmayhear.org

Reconditioned hearing aids provided free of charge; Call for application.

 

·         Marion Downs Hearing Center

1793 Quentin St., Unit 2, Aurora, CO 80045

720.848.3042 administrative office

720.848.2800 clinic

www.mariondowns.com ; mdhc@uch.edu

 Free hearing aid consultations; Hearing aid program.

 

 

Housing

·         Atlantis Community

201 South Cherokee St., Denver, CO 80223

303.733.9324, 303.733.0047 TTY*

http://atlantiscommunity.net/index.html ; adaptbabs@atlantiscommuntyinc.com

Advocates for Civil Rights for people with disabilities.

 

·         Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

2111 Champa St., Denver, CO 80205

303.293.2217

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F

 

·         Denver Housing Authority

1401 Mariposa St., Denver, CO 80204

720.932.3020

www.denverhousing.org

Offers subsidized, affordable, and market-rate housing.  Call for application process or go on line for more information.

 

·         Disability Center for Independent Living

4821 E. 38th Ave., Denver, CO 80207

303.320.1345 V; 303.322.2330 TTY*/VP

www.dcilwebsite.org ; dcil@dcilwebsite.org

Mr. Bass is the housing director

Provides a list of low income housing, rental and utility assistance

 

·         Heather Gardens

2888 S. Heather Gardens Way, Aurora, CO 80014

303.755.0652

http://www.heathergardens.org ; management@heathergardens.org

Active senior living.

 

·         Lowry Park Assisted Living

8505 E. Lowry Blvd., Denver, CO 80230

303.351.1904

http://lowryparkassistedliving.com/  

Affordable retirement living; Independent and assisted living options; Deaf-friendly.

 

 

Independent Living Programs

·         Atlantis Community, Inc.

201 South Cherokee St., Denver, CO 80223

303.733.9324, 303.733.0047 TTY*

adaptbabs@atlantiscommuntyinc.com

Housing, education, and transition services to help disabled individuals live independently.

 

·         Center for People with Disabilities

1675 Range St., Boulder, CO 80301

303.442.8662 V/TTY*

www.cpwd.org

 

·         Mile High Independent Living Center

110 16th St. #603, Denver, CO 80202

303.800.4700  V, 303.322.2330 TTY*

www.mhilc.org/ ; mhilc@gmail.com

Advocacy, benefits acquisition, housing, rental and utility assistance for residents of Denver County; Additional services as they relate to independent living skills. 

 

·         RTD Disability Discount

303.299.2667

http://www.rtd-denver.com/DiscountFares.shtml

Individuals with disabilities are entitled to a Special Discount Card for use on fixed-route, Call-n-Ride, and light rail services.

 

 

Interpreter Referral

See “Sign Language Interpreter Referral”

 

 

Job Training & Placement

·         Community College of Denver/Center for People with Disabilities

PO Box 173363, Denver, CO 80217

303.556.3300 main number

303.556.3621 Jean Kelly, Director

303.358.1478 text # for Nancy Aeschlimann, sign language interpreter coordinator and case manager for deaf clients.

Certificate program in computers, sign language interpreters provided for all class work; Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) might pay for schooling if deaf person is a VR client.

 

·         Goodwill Industries/Deaf Services Job Training

Cathy Noble-Hornsby

6850 N. Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80221

303.427.9394 TTY*

Cnoble@goodwilldenver.org

Job readiness skills and training provided by deaf professionals and peers; Deaf person must register as a client through Vocational Rehabilitation.

 

·         Denver Division of Workforce Development

1391 N. Speer Blvd., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80204

720.865.5619 main number

ConnectingColorado.com

Susan Milner: 303.866.3316 Department of Voc. Rehab. representative to the workforce center.

Tom Muniz: 720.944.1371, tom.muniz@denvergov.org

Job search; Resume development; Free computer classes for deaf individuals; Several Workforce Development Centers around the Denver area. Video Phone and TTY* available for job search-related calls.

 

·         The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

455 Sherman St., #130, Denver, CO 80203

303.722.0300, 303.722.3619 TTY*

tlcmail@thelegalcenter.org ; www.thelegalcenter.org

Protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people through direct representation, advocacy, education, and legislative analysis.  Does not provide assistance for criminal or family law cases.  Also helps with housing and employment issues, some special education issues, abuse and neglect, and other issues encountered by a person with a disability.

 

·         Vocational Rehabilitation

2211 W. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80223

Dalene Kelley, Office Manager: 303.866.3507

Counselors each have their own TTY* numbers and video phones.

Hearing aids, TTYs, and various other devices provided to VR clients seeking or retaining employment; Job training and placement for people who are Deaf or disabled.

 

 

Legal Assistance

·         The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

455 Sherman St., #130, Denver, CO 80203

303.722.0300, 303.722.3619TTY*

tlcmail@thelegalcenter.org ; www.thelegalcenter.org

Protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people through direct representation, advocacy, education, and legislative analysis.  Does not provide assistance for criminal or family law cases.  Also helps with housing and employment issues, some special education issues, abuse and neglect, and other issues encountered by a person with a disability.

 

·         Colorado Bar Association

www.cobar.org, click on “For the Public/Legal Assistance Programs”

Legal assistance programs: Colorado Legal Services, Colorado Pro Bono, Metro Volunteer Lawyers

 

·         Colorado Legal Services

1905 Sherman St., #400 Denver, CO 80203

303.837.1321

www.coloradolegalservices.org

Provides self-help legal information for civil legal matters; Helps to find no or low-cost legal assistance; Court information; Referrals for criminal and traffic matters, free legal clinics, and more.

 

 

Mental Health and Professional Services

·         Colorado Home Intervention Program

Dinah Beams

Dbeams@csdb.org

Statewide in-home, family-centered, early intervention program for deaf or hard of hearing children age 0 to 3 years of age.  It is a department under the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.  Provides in-home sign language instruction to families, literacy instruction, and language and communication development.

 

·         Inside Trading Psychotherapy

9737 Wadsworth Parkway, Westminster, CO 80021

303.898.7786, 303.961.4850 VP**

benson.therapist@gmail.com

Helps people heal from lies, negative beliefs, and fears that keep people from being successful and doing what they want to do.  Also helps people find balance between extremes and improve their relationships. 

 

·         Listen Foundation

Pat Greenway, Executive Director

6950 E. Belleview Ave. Suite 203 Greenwood Village, CO 80111

303.781.9440

info@listenfoundation.org ; www.ListenFoundation.org

Provides support to families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing in their goal to help them listen and speak, through auditory-verbal therapy for deaf/hard of hearing children, financial assistance, education and public awareness.

 

·         Mental Health Center of Denver

1405 N. Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204

303.504.1500, 720.235.0029 VP**

All therapy offered in sign language.

 

·         Savio House

325 King Street, Denver, CO 80219

303.225.4100

www.saviohouse.org

Home-based services; In-home family therapy; On-staff therapist can provide services in American Sign -Language.

 

 

Products & Services

·         ADCO Hearing Products

Lynn Stambaugh

4242 S. Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113

303.794.3928

www.ADCOHearing.com

Assistive listening systems for people who are hard of hearing; One-stop shopping with a full line of assistive devices, telephones for deaf individuals, books, videos, and novelty products.

 

·         Harris Communications, Inc.

15155 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

800.825.6758, 800.825.9187 TTY*, 866.789.3468 VP**

mail@harriscomm.com ; www.harriscomm.com 

Harris Communications is the one-stop shop for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people offering a full line of assistive devices, books, videos, and novelty products.

 

Public Use Pay Phone TTY*

·         Denver Department of Human Services

1200 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO, 1st & 2nd floor phone bank


·         Colorado Convention Center

700 14th St., Center Concourse Lobby F; Lobby B by Welton Street entrance

·         Coors Field, 20th & Blake St.

· Main Concourse: Section 129
· Wells Fargo Club Level: Section 236
· Suite Level: Outside entrance to Mountain Ranch Bar & Grille
· Upper Level: Section 332 Lower Level, beneath left field pavilion near disabled access hallway


·         Denver International Airport

Main Terminal and Concourses

 

·         Denver Detention Center

490 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO, located on each floor, for inmate use only


·         Denver County Jail, Library

10500 Smith Road, for inmate use only

 

·         RTD

1601 Market St., Gate 4 #3

1550 Broadway, across from the ticket window

1400 Walnut St., Boulder, in the lobby

 

 

Public Use Video Phone**

·         Human Rights & Community Relations

201 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO, 2nd Floor+

 

·         Denver Workforce Development; for job search-related calls

1391 Speer Blvd., Denver, CO, 5th Floor+

 

·         Denver Workforce Development at Montbello; for job search-related calls

4685 Peoria St., Suite 251, Denver CO+

 

·         Denver Detention Center, first floor Booking Room, and 2-5th floors

490 W. Colfax Ave., Denver CO, for inmate use only

 

·         Denver County Jail

10500 Smith Road, for inmate use only

 

·         Office of Economic Development, Business Assistance Center

201 W. Colfax Ave., Denver CO, 1st Floor +

 

·         Denver International Airport

8500 Pena Blvd., Denver CO, main terminal, information desk

 

·         Purple Communications

1391 Speer Blvd., 2nd Floor+

 

·         Silent Athletic Club/Deaf Senior Citizens

1575 Elmira St., Aurora, CO 80010+

 

+Open regular business hours M-F, 9:00am-5:00pm

 

Relay Operator—third party operator assistance for phone calls

·         TTY* Relay: 711, OR 800.659.3656, 800.659.2656 TTY*

24/7 operator assisted phone calls between Deaf, speech impaired, and hearing callers;

No cost for local phone calls.

 

 

Schools for the Deaf

·         Colorado School for the Deaf & Blind

33 N. Institute St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

719.578.2100, 719.358.2600 VP**

www.csdb.org

Residential and day school for the Deaf; Pre-school & K-12

·        
Rocky Mountain Deaf School

1921 Youngfield St., Golden CO 80401

303.984.5749, 720.235.0565 VP**

www.rmdeafschool.net ; info@rmdeafschool.net

Pre-school & K-12, Day program; after school program.  All classes are taught in sign language.

 

 

Senior Citizen Services

·         Deaf Senior Citizens National Resource List

http://www.nad.org

 

·         Heather Gardens

2888 S. Heather Gardens Way, Aurora, CO 80014

303.755.0652

http://www.heathergardens.org ; management@heathergardens.org

Active senior living

 

·         Lowry Park Assisted Living

8505 E. Lowry Blvd., Denver, CO 80230

303.351.1904

http://lowryparkassistedliving.com/  

Affordable retirement living; independent and assisted living options; Deaf-friendly.

 

·         Silent Athletic Club/Deaf Senior Citizens

1575 Elmira St., Aurora, CO 80010

720.862-3825 VP**, 720.862.3961 VP**

Sac44@comcast.net ; www.saccolo.org

Hot breakfast & lunch served every Tuesday, social activities and events for Deaf senior citizens age 55+; additional social activities open to the public of all ages.

 

 

Sign Language Classes/ Materials

·         Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

Maggie Eaton, ADA coordinator

720.898.7241

meaton@arvadacenter.org

6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003

Children’s plays presented in sign language; Interpreters provided upon request for general theatre productions; Sign language interpreters provided for classes; Sign language classes taught.

 

·         Colorado Free University

www.freeu.com

 

·         Colorado Home Intervention Program

Dinah Beams

303.915.5935

Dbeams@comcast.net

This is a statewide in-home, family-centered, early intervention program for deaf or hard of hearing children age 0 to 3 years of age.  It is a department under the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.  Provides in-home sign language instruction to families, literacy instruction, and language and communication development.

 

·         Community Colleges

Check your local community college for classes & schedules

 

·         Denver Office of Sign Language Services & Resources

Lorrie A. Kosinski, Director/Sign Language Interpreter: CI, CT, SC:L

201 W. Colfax, Dept. 1102, 12th Floor, Denver, CO 80202

720.913.8487, 720.913.8484 TTY*, 720.458.8486 VP

Lorrie.Kosinski@denvergov.org

Sign language classes provided for City & County of Denver employees; Referrals to community sign language classes; Sign language materials.

 

·         Front Range Community College Interpreter Preparation Program

Diane Otto

3645 W. 112th Ave., Westminster, CO 80031

303.404.5061

diane.otto@frontrange.edu

Two-year Sign Language Interpreter Preparation Program; non-credit evening classes for the community.

 

·         Marion Downs Hearing Center

1793 Quentin St., Unit 2, Aurora, CO 80045

720.848.3042; or mdhc@uch.edu  to register for classes

720.848.2800 clinic

www.mariondowns.com

Community sign language classes offered, childcare provided on-site during classes.

 

·         Pikes Peak Community College Interpreter Preparation Program

Ilah Jackson

5675 South Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906

719.502.3076

ilah.jackson@ppcc.edu

Two-year Sign Language Interpreter Preparation Program

 

 

Social Clubs/Organizations

See also “Youth Activities”

 

·         Association of Late Deafened Adults

815.332.1515

www.alda.org ; info@alda.org

 

·         Children of Deaf Adults (CODA)/Kids of Deaf Adults (KODA)

Ann Topliff, Denver-metro contact

720.560.224

codann@comcast.net ; www.coda-international.org

Social group for children and adults whose parents are Deaf.

 

·         Churches with Deaf Ministry

http://www.coloradodeaf.com/links.php

freecoloradodeaf.com

 

·         Colorado Association of the Deaf

Office: 3131 Osceola St., Denver, CO 80212

Mailing Address: PO Box 370294, Denver, CO 80237

www.CADeaf.org

CAD is a statewide nonprofit organization designed to advocate and to promote the awareness and welfare of deaf and hard of hearing (d/hh) persons in Colorado, to combat discrimination against the d/hh individuals and their families and actively promote and advance educational, vocational, economic and social standards for the d/hh citizens.  CAD is affiliated with the National Association of the Deaf.

 

·         Colorado Families for Hands & Voices

PO Box 3093, Boulder, CO  80307

Janet DesGeorges, Executive Director

303.492.6283

janet@handsandvoices.org ; www.handsandvoices.org

A parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.  Provide one-on-one consultations re: communication choices, emotional support, educational choices, sibling and extended family issues, transitions, etc; parent-to-parent networking; advocacy for families; coordinators for families who are Spanish-speaking.

 

·         Cued Speech of Colorado

http://www.cuedspeechcolorado.org/index.html

 

·         Described Captioned Media Program

1447 East Main Street; Spartanburg, SC 29307

800.237.6213, 800.237.6819 TTY*

info@dcmp.org ; www.dcmp.org

Educational, special-interest, and classic movies; Free-loan and open-captioned videos; Over 4,000 titles and 350 subjects available; mostly educational for children; Audio description for the blind.

 

·         Email Bulletin Board of Events within the Deaf Community

Editor@ColoradoDeaf.com to post an announcement; www.coloradodeaf.com

Free email bulletin board of events, want ads, announcements for the Colorado Deaf Community.

 

·         Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

1880 S. Pierce St, #12, Lakewood, CO 80232

Ellie Carlson, Regional Rep

303.934.9037, 720.457.3676 VP**

www.hknc.org

Information and outreach regarding individuals who have a combined hearing and vision loss; Home visits, agency presentations, resources and referrals, training program.

 

·         Help Kids Hear

www.HelpKidsHear.org

Providing information to parents who have children who are Deaf or hard of hearing.

 

·         Hearing Loss Association of America- Colorado Chapter

http://www.hearinglosscolorado.org/index.html

 

·         Mile High Rainbow Society of the Deaf

MileHighRSD@aol.com  

 

·         National Association of the Deaf

814 Thayer Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4500

Also 8630 Fenton St., Suite 820, Silver Spring, MD 20910
301.587.1788, 301.587.1789 TTY*
NADinfo@nad.org ; www.NAD.org

For local resources see “Colorado Association of the Deaf”

 

·         Resources, Calendar of Events, News for and within the Colorado Deaf community

www.coloradodeaf.com

 

·         Silent Athletic Club/Deaf Senior Citizens

1575 Elmira St., Aurora, CO 80010

720.862-3825 VP**, 720.862.3961 VP**

Sac44@comcast.net ; www.saccolo.org

Hot breakfast & lunch served every Tuesday, social activities and events for Deaf senior citizens age 55+; additional social activities open to the public of all ages.

 

·         Websites of Signs, Culture, History

http://www.lifeprint.com/asl101/index.htm

 

www.ASLPro.com

 

http://www.deaf-culture-online.com/index.html

 

www.deafnewspaper.com

 

http://www.gallaudet.edu/Clerc_Center.html

 

 

 

Sign Language Interpreter Referral Services

·         City/County Agencies, Denver:

Denver Office of Sign Language Services & Resources

Lorrie A. Kosinski, Director/Sign Language Interpreter, CI, CT, SC:L

201 W. Colfax, Dept. 1102, 12th floor, Denver, CO 80202

720.913.8487, 720.913.8484 TTY*, 303.880.3208 Cell, 720.458.8486 VP; M-F, 8-5 PM

Lorrie.Kosinski@denvergov.org 

Sign language interpreting services provided at no cost for City & County of Denver agencies; Information and referral; Deaf Awareness presentations/training for City & County of Denver employees.

 

·         Community Agencies:

Professional Sign Language Interpreting, psli@psli.net ; 303.920.7330 

Purple Communications, 303.321.6772 

24 Hour Sign Language Services, 24hrsls@24hrsls.com ; 1.888.811.2424 

Pika Sign Language Interpreting, info@pikasignlanguage.com ; 720.383.PIKA (7452)

 

·         District Court Interpreting Requests:

Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Legal Auxiliary Services

Cheri Davis

1575 Sherman Street, Garden Level, Denver, CO 80203

720.457.3679 Voice/VP**, 303.866.4824 Voice

Cheri.Davis@state.co.us ; www.coloradodeafcommission.com

Legal Auxiliary Services Program providing interpreting and CART services for State Courts.

 

 

Youth Activities

·         Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

970.923.2511, 970.315.0513 VP**

info@aspencamp.org ; www.aspencamp.org;  

Year-round programming for deaf and hard of hearing youth.

 

·         Kids of Deaf Adults

Ann Topliff, Denver-metro Contact

720.560.2224

codann@comcast.net ; www.coda-international.org

Social group for children and adults whose parents are Deaf.

 

·         Marion Downs Hearing Center

1793 Quentin St., Unit 2, Aurora, CO 80045

720.848.3042 administrative office, 720.848.2800 clinic

mdhc@uch.edu ; www.mariondowns.com

Teen Program

 

 

For more Information/ Additional Resources

Or if you find an error in this resource guide

Lorrie A. Kosinski

Office of Sign Language Services & Resources/Human Rights & Community Partnerships

Director/Sign Language Interpreter: CI, CT, SC:L

201 West Colfax Avenue, Department 1102, 2nd Floor, Denver, CO 80202

720.913.8487, 720.913.8484 TTY*; 720.458.8486 VP**

Lorrie.Kosinski@denvergov.org

 

*Telephone Device for the Deaf

**Video Phone for Deaf Callers

 

 

Revised 03/2013


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