Welcome to the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services
The Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc.(HDS), a non-profit agency, has been in continuous operation since 1921. Our professional staff, with offices in Pittsburgh and Greensburg (HDS Westmoreland), provides a wide range of services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have other communication needs. Call for information or an appointment. Our telephone number is (412) 281-1375(V/TTY). View or download our brochure HDS Brochure.
STAR WARS OPEN CAPTIONED ANNOUNCEMENT:
Due to the high demand for STAR WARS: The Force Awakens, AMC Loews Waterfront 22 is proud to offer an open captioned format on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 1:15pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.amctheatres.com or at www.fandango.com. Guests may also purchase tickets at the box office. You can contact Emily Ogline at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions. We look forward to seeing you at the movies!
American Sign Language (ASL) Classes
Want to learn how to communicate in sign language with your deaf friends, co-workers, patients, clients?
This is the place to start! We offer 8 weeks of the basic signs you'll need to get started to be able to communicate in American Sign Language. ASL 1 at Work - Your business picks the day, time, and starting date. We come to you!
Winter ASL classes will begin in January 2016
January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24
Register for ASL Class Online
Register for ASL Class by Mail
The book is not required but strongly recommended for ASL 1 Class
Purchase ASL Class Book
Class registration and payment are due by Thursday, December 31, 2015
Classes are limited to 20 participants.
HDS Westmoreland, Greensburg, PA
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Carnegie Museum Interpreted Tours
ASL interpretation is provided the first Saturday of each month.
Free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission.
Tour topics change seasonally and with new exhibitions.
No two tours are ever exactly alike.
Groups meet outside of the CMOA Design Store.
Tour de Force: Works from the Collection
Daily, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Mission & Vision statements
Our mission is to provide a diverse and affordable program of quality diagnostic, rehabilitative and supportive services to meet the unique challenges of children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, or have other communication needs, and to serve as an information and referral source for these populations and the general public.
The vision of HDS staff is to be caring professionals serving people with excellence, dignity, and trust.