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  • Allena's Hearing-Speech-Language Site
    Hello! My name is Allena K. Jarrett. I would like to welcome you to my homepage. You will find everything that you ever wanted to know about the hearing mechanism and its normal function, along with information about the the impaired hearing mechanism, including disorders associated with it and the process of rehabilation.

  • Deaf Kids
    IMPACT is a California statewide all-volunteer, non-profit organization of parents, teachers and professionals serving deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

  • Early Hearing Detection
    NCHAM National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management. Information on early hearing detection & intervention / universal including newborn hearing screening, infant hearing loss, newborn hearing loss, family support, and early intervention.

  • Early Identification of Hearing Impairment in Infants and Young Children
    The primary justification for early identification of hearing impairment in infants relates to the impact of hearing impairment on speech and language acquisition, academic achievement, and social/emotional development. The first 3 years of life are the most important for speech and language acquisition. Consequently, if a child is hard of hearing or deaf at birth or experiences hearing loss in infancy or early childhood, it is likely that child will not receive adequate auditory, linguistic, and social stimulation requisite to speech and language learning, social and emotional development, and that family functioning will suffer. The goal of early identification and intervention is to minimize or prevent these adverse effects.

  • Hearing Aid Help
    HearingAidHelp.com, your online resource for information on hearing aids, hearing loss and treatment, hearing aid technology, and more.

  • Hearing Development Research Laboratory
    The Hearing Development Research Laboratory (HDRL), located at the Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin, is a small group of faculty, staff and students that conducts research on the mechanisms and processes of human hearing. We currently focus our efforts in two areas, the development of auditory skills by children and the acoustical and psychological factors that govern the spatial aspects of hearing.

  • KidsEars
    Hearing and language development site containing a comprehensive listing of milestones and suggestions.

  • Listening Skills Development
    Listening ability is an important pre-reading skill. We need to be able to listen and hear the sounds of letters and how they combine to make other sounds. You can build your child's listening skills by using these suggestions.

  • Natural Communciation
    Natural Communciation, Inc. (NCI) -- a nonprofit organization in Northeast Ohio -- is defined by its purpose: to benefit children who are deaf or hard of hearing through support, information, and encouragement to their parents and families.

  • Project for New Mexico Children and Youth Who Are Deafblind ...
    Any child can be born with or develop a hearing problem. Some infants have a greater risk of having a hearing loss (see Risk Factors?) These children should have their hearing tested as soon after birth as possible...and much more.

  • Questions and Answers about Otitis Media, Hearing and Language Development
    Can hearing loss due to otitis media cause speech and language problems?

  • The House Ear Institute
    A non-profit,research and education center dedicated to developing knowledge about hearing and related disorders and to sharing that knowledge with others so that people's lives may be improved.

  • Trauma.org
    trauma.org exists to promote and disseminate the knowledge and practice of injury prevention and trauma care throughout the world. Using the Internet it aims to provide accurate, current information in the field of trauma, and present an interactive forum for trauma care providers throughout the globe. trauma.org aims to provide a repository for educational materials, sources of information, details of forthcoming events and original articles, relating to the field of trauma care.


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