Resources for Families
ASDC (American Society for Deaf Children): A national, non-profit organization geared towards helping families raise deaf and hard of hearing children.
Hands & Voices: A national non-profit organization that provides unbiased support to families of deaf and hard of hearing children and DHH professionals
How to Read an Audiogram: A Resource from firstyears.org
211: A Guide to Health and Social Services in Oregon and Southwest Washington
Oregon Association of the Deaf: An organization to promote, protect, and preserve the civil rights, and advocate to enhance the quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Oregonians.
LISTENING AND SPOKEN LANGUAGES RESOURCES
Flinstone hearing loss simulation video: A nice example of what different hearing loss "sounds" like using the Flintstones.
Auditory Verbal Strategies to Build Listening and Spoken Language Skills: Learn how parents and caregivers can improve listening and language skills.
John Tracy Clinic: Parent-centered services to young children with hearing loss, offering hope, guidance and encouragement.
HearingJourney is a place to learn, chat, laugh, and share stories about cochlear implants and hearing loss.
Dave Sindrey's The Listening Room: Spoken Language Resources for Families
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE RESOURCES
ASL Nook: A family friendly resource to learn ASL
ASL Pro: ASL online dictionary
Signing Savvy: ASL online dictionary
Handspeak: ASL dictionaryGallaudet ASL Connect: Free and online ASL coursesSign It ASL: online ASL courseSignSchool: online ASL courseAtomic Hands: ASL STEM resource