Resources for Families

Children with hearing loss face extra challenges and so do their families. Here are some helpful resources where you can find information, guidance, and support.

Alexander Graham Bell Association For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

This is an advocacy group that provides information and support for individuals and families who choose an oral mode of communication. It hosts statewide and national conferences and advocates for individuals with hearing loss.

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program

Official information on newborn screening and follow-ups from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hearing Loss Association of America

This association provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. The cochlear implant section has online community sharing the parental experiences of taking care of children with cochlear implants.

BabyHearing

Information on next steps for parents of children who failed a newborn hearing screen test.

John Tracy Center

John Tracy Center provides parent-centered services locally and globally to young children with hearing loss, offering families hope, guidance, and encouragement.

The Hearing Journey

The Hearing Journey is an online forum for people to chat, learn, and share stories
about cochlear implants and hearing loss.

Children's Hearing Institute

The Children’s Hearing Institute has dedicated itself to helping children with hearing loss and their families through research, education, and therapeutic efforts.

Wrightslaw

This site provides information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.




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