Community Services

Indy Deaf News - IND500

Indy Deaf News (IDN500) is our weekly digest sent via email to the Deaf community across the State of Indiana. IND500 share news, announcements, events, and many more to serve our subscribers enlighten. IDN500 was founded by Bob Canty, a past member of the Indiana Association of the Deaf.

Advertise with Us!

The Indy Deaf News (IDN) is distributed once a week. We reach out to over 1,600 e-mail addresses. That’s more than 3,000 eyes on your product or service! Our click-through rates remain higher than industry averages and advertising with IDN yields results while also supporting the important work of the Indiana Association of the Deaf.

Legislative Advocacy

Join the growing team of advocates that can represent IAD and the Deaf community to all legislators in Indiana.

ASL Classes

Join the growing team of ASL teachers that share the love of language with the community. 

Community Resources 

Vacant

Share your resource here by sponsoring IDN500. 

Indiana School for the Deaf

The Indiana School for the Deaf Community promotes academic and social excellence for Deaf and hard of Hearing students through a bilingual environment.

Relay Indiana

Relay Indiana, a service of Indiana Telephone Relay Access Corporation (InTRAC), is a free service that provides full telecommunications accessibility to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired. This service allows users with special telecommunication devices to communicate with standard users through specially trained Relay Operators. InTRAC also provides free, loaned equipment to those who qualify.

Sharp Eyed Group

The only agency that exclusively provides "certified" interpreters in Indiana.

Sorenson Communication

The Heartbeat of Communication! Sorenson connects people by delivering the world’s most trusted products and services, which include video relay and in-person, on-demand interpreting for people who are Deaf and use American Sign Language. As the leading provider of ASL interpreting services, we are passionate about communication and are committed to quality and innovation.

Vincennes University

American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation is an intensive two-year program designed to prepare students to pursue a baccalaureate degree in American Sign Language & Deaf Studies interpreting or provide for a foundation in careers that serve deaf individuals.