Deaf Cultural and Sports Organizations in Italy

Parents’ Organizations in Italy

Associazione Italiana degli Educatori dei Sordi (AIES)

Italian Association of Educators of the Deaf

T. Pendola, 1 – 53100 Siena

Phone/Fax: +0577 47048

Description: AIES aims to promote the study and further development of educational problems both in teaching and learning of the Deaf.

Ente Nazionale Sordomuti (ENS)

Italian National Association of the Deaf

Via Gregorio VII, 120

00165 Roma

TTY: +39 06 6390354

Phone: +39 063 98 051

Fax: +39 063 98 05321

Description: Works to promote the integration of deaf people into society. Involved in areas such as legislation, education, and employment. Its website has links to more local-level organizations in Italy.

Mason Perkins Deafness Fund

Via Nomentana 56

0161 Roma

Phone: (39) 064-423-4511

Fax: (39) 064-423-6059

Mason Perkins Deafness Fund (MPDF) seeks to create a positive environment for deaf and deaf-blind children of Italy.

Deaf Cultural and Sports Organizations in Italy

Associazione Silenziosa Italiana Scacchistica (Silent Italian Chess Association)

Via Nomentana

56 – 00161 Roma

Fax: +0683395366

Description: The association is an organization with goals of social solidarity, designed to promote and implement cultural and recreational centers for the study and teaching for the deaf.

Parents’ Organizations in Italy

Famiglie Italiane Associate Per la Difesa dei Diritti Degli Audiolesi (FIADDA

Associated Italian Families for the Defense of the Rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Sardegna 36,1

Genova 16142


Phone: (39) 010-5451214

Fax: (39) 010-5451225

Description: FIADDA is a national association of deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families, and friends who share the common objective of ensuring the equal rights of Deaf people in a hearing world. Consult its website for information on regional sections of FIADDA.

GPOD: Global Coalition of Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Via F.lli Matteini 36

Istia (GR) 58100


Phone: (39)338-1640244
Description:GPOD is an international collaboration of parent groups dedicated to promoting improved systemic protocols and practices which encourage informed choice and the empowerment of families with children who are deaf or have hearing loss.

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