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ASL Direct is a video calling system established by the City of New York to provide an all-inclusive, accessible means to City services.   Those within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community can now contact the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) and get the information and resources they need in American Sign Language (ASL). Assistance is available in the areas of employment, housing, accessible transportation, emergency management and city accessibility. Use the ASL Direct link (above) or type the following into your web browser (NYC.GOV/MOPD) and look for the ASL Direct section. Hours of Operation for ASL Direct: Monday - Friday, 10:00AM - 4:00PM, excluding holidays.


Lists news, events, workshops, entertainment, employment, roommate listings, business, interpreter workshops, and travel links specifically geared to the deaf community.

Hands On is one of the only organization of its kind offering not only interpreted performances in the not-for-profit theatrical arena, but information on deafness and the arts across the city and country.
A comprehensive listing of resources for the deaf community.
The New York Deaf Theatre, LTD (NYDT) creates opportunities for the production of a dramatic art form that was not found elsewhere in New York City: plays in American Sign Language (ASL).
A nationwide full color cover newspaper for the deaf.
A private non-profit hearing rehabilitation agency serving the hard of hearing, deaf and deaf-blind since 1910.
The national organization for Deaf in the U.S.
A comprehensive directory of deaf-related websites from around the world.
Located on Manhattan's Lower East Side (235 Bowery), The New Museum offers a free ASL-interpreted tour the second Sunday of every month. The tour is free with pre-registration and includes museum admission. If you are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and the tour is sold out, please e-mail  and they will do their best to accommodate you.