Hearing Impaired and Other Special Needs Education Resources


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Thanks to Christy Clawson for the latest addictions to this page.


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Hearing Impaired and Other General Resources
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Deaf Education Web Site
Earhelp--a place for Hearing Information
Ed Chapman's Speech and Developmental Delays Page
FAQ on Cochlear Implants--from The Voice Center of  Eastern Virginia (USA) Medical School

Filefolderheaven--free, printable file folder games as well as interactive books that are appropriate for Special Education teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, as well as Speech Therapists.

HEARNET--a WWW site with information how to prevent hearing loss (for musicians)
Listen Up! & Talk It up!--Kay Powell's Homepage on Aural Habilitation / Auditory-Verbal therapy for rehabilitation of hearing impaired persons
Misunderstood Minds--The site includes strategies for addressing various learning difficulties, tools for educators and parents, background on current issues surrounding the topic, resources to learn more, and information on the five children profiled in the documentary and their families. "Misunderstood Minds" airs Wednesday, March 27, 2002 at 9pm on PBS.
Where do we go from Hear?--a web site for families of children diagnosed with hearing loss and professionals helping to improve the situation of children with diagnosed hearing loss

The following websites are recommended by Christy Clawson from Wondermoms, who reached out with suggestions for online resources for the special needs community, especially as they relate to sensory processing issues.

How to calm a child with Autism--Techniques for avoiding and managing meltdowns
How to Create a Safe, Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs
Treating Sensory Processing Issues--Specialized gyms help over-sensitive (or under-sensitive) kids
Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Autism
Working with Schools from "Raising a Sensory Smart Child"
Moving with Special Needs Kids - A Guide for Parents

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