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Deaf/Hard of Hearing Education Services

 

A hearing impairment is an impairment that, even with correction, adversely affects a child's educational performance. The term includes those children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

 

Information and Resources

 
Educational Interpreting for Students who are Deaf - Guidelines that reflect effective practice and research on the role of professional educational interpreters for students who are deaf.

Hands and Voices - The nation’s largest parent-led organization supporting families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) - Newborn Hearing Screening Information

National Association of the Deaf - Established in 1880 by deaf leaders, their mission is to preserve, protect and promote the civil, human and linguistic rights of deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Information and resources for families and professionals.

Described and Captioned Media Program - The mission of DCMP is to promote and provide equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind.

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