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Disability-Specific Resources

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Recreation Resources

Deaf Artists of America, Inc.

This non-profit arts service organization works to bring opportunity, accessibility, and visibility to America's deaf artists. There is a small membership fee.

P.O. Box 18190
Rochester, NY 14618

TTY: 716-325-2403

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Hands on Sign Interpreted Performances, Inc.

Produces sign-interpreted performances in New York City. Provides full production and project development to theaters, including audience development and community outreach, artistic and technical assistance to theaters from pre to post-production, and professional support to theatrical interpreters.

159-00 Riverside Drive West
Suite 7F
New York, NY 10032

  • Phone: 212-740-3087
  • Fax: 212-740-4157

Hands On Website

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Theatre Access NYC

Theatre Access NYC helps you easily find accessibility information on current Broadway shows based on the availability of wheelchair access, assistive listening devices, open captioning, ASL interpretation, audio description and autism friendly performances.

  • Phone: 212-912-9770
  • Email:

Theatre Access NYC Website

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Theater Development Fund

A not-for-profit service organization that identifies and provides support, including financial assistance, to theatrical works of artistic merit and enables diverse audiences to attend live theatre and dance in all of their venues.

TAP provides membership services for theatregoers who are blind/low-vision, deaf, Hard of Hearing, use wheelchairs, cannot climb stairs or require aisle seating. There is no annual fee but you must provide proof of eligibility.

Phone: 212-912-9770

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World Recreation Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WRAD)

Provides recreational activities for the deaf, hard of hearing, and speech-impaired community, as well as a chapter networking/advocacy group. There is a small membership fee.

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Wheelchair Escapes

Organization that assists individuals with physical disabilities plan an accessible vacation. They also organize social trips of people with disabilities.

  • Phone: 866-382-3596
  • Email:

Wheelchair Escapes Website

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