Comparison of Part B and Part C
Comparison of Pertinent Part B and Part C IDEA Requirements Related to Children and Youth who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing with OSEP Analysis of Comments and Rationale for Part C Changes
Department of Health Care Services
The following list of websites was compiled for parents of children newly diagnosed with hearing loss. In an effort to help direct parents to useful resources, these websites have been previewed and summarized. They are listed in alphabetical order.
Family Resource Network of CA.(FRC)
Early Start funds Family Resource Centers (FRCs) to provide parent-to-parent support for families of children birth-3 throughout California. You can go to this site to find a Family Resource Center near you.
LEAD-K Family Services (CA EHDI Program)
LEAD-K Family Services is the EHDI Program in California. If you are the parent of a infant who was newly identified you were likely referred to LEAD-K Family Services for parent to parent support. But did you know you can self refer to LEAD-K Family Se
SB 210 Language Development Milestones
Language Development Milestones This Parent Profile is designed to help you track your child’s language growth. You and your Early Start or preschool teacher should discuss whether your child is meeting each of these milestones.
California School for the Deaf, Fremont
California School for the Deaf, Riverside offers comprehensive educational and extra-curricular programs that prepare students to achieve their full academic, social, and career potential. (Northern CA Counties)
California School for the Deaf, Riverside
California School for the Deaf, Riverside offers comprehensive educational and extra-curricular programs that prepare students to achieve their full academic, social, and career potential.
No Limits for Deaf Children
No Limits teaches underserved deaf children and their families the skills to succeed in school and in life through its after-school educational centers and distinguished theater arts program, promoting advocacy and awareness worldwide.
Public School Directory
The California School Directory contains information about all California public schools, private schools, nonpublic nonsectarian schools, school districts, and county offices of education.
Weingarten Children’s Center
Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf in Redwood City is a not-for-profit, state accredited non-public school teaching deaf children to listen, think and talk through intensive speech/language therapy and the development of listening skills.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Plus
<em>D/HH Plus is meant to be a positive term, not in any way negative or insensitive to the child who has medical issues along with hearing loss. Visit this website to learn more. </em>
The National Craniofacial Association is a non-profit organization serving children and adults throughout the United States with severe craniofacial deformities resulting from birth defects, injuries, or disease.
Hands & Voices (Deaf Plus)
Sometimes our children have multiple exceptionalities that affect their learning, social skills or emotional health. Here is an article about “deaf plus” on Hands & Voices HQ website.
Helen Keller National Center
Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) Our mission: to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live, work, and thrive in their community of choice.
The Junior NAD, a program of the NAD, offers deaf and hard of hearing students in 7th through 12th grade opportunities to develop leadership skills, learn and demonstrate citizenship, and meet and interact with students from other schools and states.
LEAD-K Family Services (CA EHDI Program)
If you are the parent of a infant who was newly identified you were likely referred to LEAD-K Family Services for parent to parent support. You Can Self Refer Too! Visit their website to learn more and to request a Parent Mentor and/or a Deaf Mentor.
Questions you May Want to Ask Your Child’s Audiologist
The audiologist may work with your family and a team of professionals, such as a speech-language pathologist, ENT (ear, nose, and throat doctor), early intervention specialist, and teacher of the deaf, to provide you and your child with the services.
For children with hearing loss, their families, and the professionals that work with them. You can find the California Chapter informaiton at: http://agbellca.org/
These “anytime, anywhere” learning ASL opportunities allow you to engage at a distance–learning whenever and wherever you choose. Even if you are at a different school to take advantage of these extraordinary ASL courses.
There are many sites on the web to learn ASL vocabulary. This document contains a few websites to get you started.
A resource website for parents of children identified with Auditory Neuropathy.
Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning
CCAC is the only consumer advocacy organization of its kind with a sole mission of inclusion via quality captioning, everyday, in all places needed. – See more at: http://ccacaptioning.org/what-is-the-ccac/#sthash.5gqF3MYQ.dpuf
Convo is deaf-owned and develops VRS technologies that allow phone convos for ASL users living in a global economy.
Diglo (was Harris Communications)
We want to be the one-stop source of products for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, from assistive products like vibrating alarm clocks and loud, amplified telephones to books and DVDs on sign language and improving interpreting skills.
We produce American Sign Language centric projects from full scale video productions, to collecting ASL video data for high-tech, to simply creating access for ASL & Captions to be enjoyed by everyone.
Dry & Store
You can maintain peak performance, reduce repairs, and enjoy better sound quality – it’s easy, with Dry & Store.
Protect your Hearing Instrument from Sweat, Moisture, Dirt and Loss.
EduCAPTION is a leader in providing Broadcast Captioning Services and CART Services [Communication Access Realtime Translation] for the benefit of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
EHDI Pals (Find a Pediatric Audiologist)
At the heart of EHDI-PALS is a national web-based directory of facilities that offer pediatric audiology services to young children who are younger than five years of age.
My Baby’s Hearing
This is a web sited developed by Boys Town National Research Hospital provides parents with information regarding hearing screening and walks them through the process if their child has been identified deaf or hard of hearing.
National Association of the Deaf
The oldest and one of the largest consumer organizations advocating equal access by people who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in the areas of employment, education, telecommunications, and rehabilitation.
National Association of the Deaf
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation’s premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.
Otitis Media (Ear Infection)
An ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear, usually caused by bacteria, that occurs when fluid builds up behind the eardrum.
At Purple, we’re dedicated to developing fast, easy and convenient communications solutions and services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and businesses using a variety of different platforms.
Say It In Sign
Say it in Sign provides a better and more tangible medium for reading American Sign Language (ASL). Our goal is to create ASL greeting cards, educational flash cards and in the future children’s books, games and posters all using lenticular graphics.
The SEE Center provides quality training and support for those who use Signing Exact English. On this website, you will be able to find upcoming workshops and testing sites that are happening in your area and around the country.
SignOn with ASDC
“SignOn with ASDC”! With a paid membership of $35, the ASDC is offering 5 free SignOn sessions to 500 families! American Society for Deaf Children
Online interactive ASL practice with Deaf adults
Sorenson Communications Relay
SVRS empowers the deaf and hard-of-hearing community to communicate with both deaf and hearing family, friends or business contacts using video relay service.
Guía para Familias de Niños con Pérdida Auditiva
Este folleto tiene como objetivo apoyar a las familias de niños con pérdida auditiva y ayudarlas en la búsqueda de los servicios profesionales que estos niños necesitan para llegar a ser adultos independientes y felices.
La Audición de mí Bebe
Los bebés empiezan a desarrollar el habla y lenguaje en los primeros meses de vida. Si las familias saben de la pérdida auditiva del bebé, mucho puede ser hecho para fomentar el desarrollo de la comunicación.
Un Buen Comienzo
Un buen comienzo: Sugerencias para las Conversaciones Visuales de Bebés y Niños Pequeños con Sordera y Problemas de Audición. Sección I: Participe con Frecuencia y en Comunicación Positiva con su Bebé para Ayudar a Desarrollar su Lenguaje Más Rápido