Kids Health

Hearing Impairment

Hearing Impairment

Resources

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HandSpeak
http://www.handspeak.com
This site is for people who have hearing impairments and anyone who knows someone with a hearing impairment. Learn hundreds of words and phrases in American Sign Language (ASL) here. Quick, animated movies show you how to move your hands.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org/
This group provides services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and advocates for people with communication disabilities.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov
This division of the National Institutes of Health is devoted to preventing, detecting, diagnosing, and treating hearing problems and other communication disorders.

H.E.A.R.
http://www.hearnet.com/
Since 1988 H.E.A.R. has led the fight in hearing loss prevention among musicians, music industry workers and music fans.

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