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What's Hearing Loss?

What's Hearing Loss?


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Web SiteBrainPop
This is a great site for kids with informational movies about science, anatomy, weather, and more.

Web SiteH.E.A.R.
Since 1988 H.E.A.R. has led the fight in hearing loss prevention among musicians, music industry workers and music fans.

OrganizationNational 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.

Web SiteHandSpeak
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.

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