Links to Resources about DHH Issues

 

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Organizations

Deafness and Hard of Hearing Websites

  • Christy's Kids official web site the official site of "Survivors" Christy Smith.
  • About.com Links page for Deafness and Hard of Hearing issues
  • Another Path: A parent site on homeschooling your deaf hard of hearing child.
  • ASLdeafined.com An video based resource for learning ASL.
  • The Center for Accessible Technology in Sign (CATS) goal is to enhance language, literacy and general world knowledge by providing tools which make text, captions, video, web pages, and multimedia accessible to deaf users, particularly children. 
  • Cochlear Implant Online - Cochlear Implant Online is an online resource that provides readers with the latest news and commentary on issues related to hearing loss, cochlear implants, and rehabilitation.
  • Cuedspeech.org Nice Cued Speech site for parents.  Great background and introduction to cued speech. Has links to other sites that provide training and other languages.
  • DeafLinx.com A page with lots of links to more resources.
  • Deaf Resources.com: An online store .
  • Family Friendly Fun Offers family fun, family life, family health & special needs resources to promote a fun and healthy family life.
  • Healthy Hearing: Up-to-the-minute news, information and resources for those interested in hearing, causes and treatment of hearing loss, as well as hearing amplification systems.
  • Hearing Pocket: Need a better way for your child to wear a Cochlear Implant Speech Processor? Check out this site.
  • Label & Learn: Their goal is to inspire communication between parents, teachers, therapists and children by providing inovative and accessible products that express style, fun and function.
  • Language-matters.com A useful site since it provides interpreters ( cued and sign ) nationwide.  They have a media center for ASL and Cued Speech materials and other links.
  • The Listen Up web page: Lots of great links and information
  • PEPNet: PEPNet provides resources and expertise that enhance educational opportunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing--including those with co-occurring disabilities. Information such as tipsheets, hearing aid primers, college transition information etc. is available.
  • www.throughyourchildseyes.com A video for hearing parents with information about teaching Sign Language to young children.
  • Raisingdeafkids.org - This website has a lot of information about children who are deaf and hard of hearing.  Most of the information is about helping parents understand their child's deafness and showing them how to help their child succeed.  There is a large section on children who are deaf and have other disabilities. The site is also translated into Spanish - www.raisingdeafkids.org/spanish/.
  • Rule At The School (rule-the-school.com) - Our unique games, apps and Book Boosters are developed as fun and engaging ways to teach and practice a wide range of self-advocacy skills
  • Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss is a ‘go-to’ site
    for professionals and family members seeking more information about the learning and social issues of children with hearing loss and how to
    support the future success of these children. Resources are at no cost,
    designed to be easy to understand quickly, and practical to use
  • Social Security Disability Secrets: This web site provides information about getting through the red tape of the Social Security process for children with special needs. http://www.disabilitysecrets.com
  • We Connect Now: We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.
  • Why Sign? Exploring the Benefits of Sign Language.

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