Resources for Hard of Hearing and Deafness

Hearing Loss Guide

This is a comprehensive guide to hearing loss provided by AARP. It is relevant to all ages. In particular there is vital information on how to prevent hearing loss.

Deaf Websites: The History of Sign Language: http://www.deafwebsites.com/sign-language/history-sign-language.html

Early Childhood News Staff Newsletter: Teaching Babies to “Speak” with Signs: http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com/earlychildhood/article_view.aspx?ArticleID=641

American Association of the Deaf-Blind: (Deaf-blindness is covered in ch. 14 and is a separate federal category from deaf)
http://www.aadb.org
American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association
http://www.adara.org/
National Information Center on Deafness-Northridge University
http://ncod.csun.edu

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: http://www.agbell.org/

American Society for Deaf Children: http://deafchildren.org/

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: http://www.asha.org/

Family Voices: http://www.familyvoices.org/ Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.

Universal Hearing Screenings and Assessments: http://www.infanthearing.org This website provides information about universal hearing screenings and assessments.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD): http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Early Intervention in Hearing: http://www.entnet.org/content/necessity-early-intervention-hearing

—ASDB Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind: https://asdb.az.gov/

How Does a Hearing Aid Work: —http://www.happyhealth.net/hearing-aids-reviews/how-does-a-hearing-aid-work

 

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