Hearing Impairments Special Needs Factsheet
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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
This group provides services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and advocates for people with communication disabilities.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
This Web site provides information and lists programs dedicated to educating children with special needs.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
This division of the National Institutes of Health is devoted to preventing, detecting, diagnosing, and treating hearing problems and other communication disorders.
KidsHealth in the Classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.
American Academy of Audiology
The American Academy of Audiology, the world's largest professional organization of, by and for more than 10,000 audiologists, is dedicated to providing quality hearing care to the public.
U.S. Department of Education
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.