Success for Kids with Hearing Loss
Karen L. Anderson, PhD – Dr. Anderson’s experience working with early intervention, families, school staff and students with hearing loss provides a broad understanding of the many needs of children with hearing loss and their potential for success. Her practical approach to useful information and practices has helped many professionals, families and students.
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SERTOMA stands for SERvice TO MANkind; their mission is to provide the quality of life today for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and support. Oticon provides financial support to Sertoma’s Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship, which is one of the leading funder of scholarships for hard of hearing or deaf students since Sertoma initiated the program in 1994. Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.
Hands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. They are non-biased about communication methodologies and believe that families can make the best choices for their child if they have access to good information and support. Their membership includes families who communicate manually and/or orally.
This is the website for NCHAM, the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, the National Resource Center for the implementation and improvement of comprehensive and effective Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems. As a multidisciplinary Center, their goal is to ensure that all infants and toddlers with hearing loss are identified as early as possible and provided with timely and appropriate audiological, educational, and medical intervention.
AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society.