Resources for Parents

 

Hearing Loss

Hearing Evaluation

Unilateral Hearing Loss

Basics of Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids

 

 

The following are helpful informational sites for parents:

 

Hearing loss, hearing aids, and cochlear implants: 

The Ear Foundation of Arizona  http://www.earfoundationaz.com/

Listen-up!:         http://www.listen-up.org/

AG Bell:             http://www.agbell.org

Infant hearing:     http://infanthearing.org/states/arizona/index.html

Boystown:           http://www.boystownhospital.org/hearingLoss/Pages/default.aspx

 

Unilateral hearing loss

http://www.theitinerantconnection.com/unilateral_hearing_loss.htm

 

Support groups:

                        Listen-up!:        http://www.listen-up.org/

                        Hands and voices:  http://www.azhv.org/

                        AG Bell:           http://www.agbell.org

 

 Noise induced hearing loss/ noisy toys:     

http://www.speechandlanguage.com/PDF/june20042.pdf

http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/disorders/noise.htm

http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/disorders/noisy_toys.htm

http://www.sightandhearing.org/news/healthissue/archive/hi_1204.asp

http://hear-it.org/page.dsp?forside=yes&area=898

http://www.asha.org/about/news/atitbtot/default2.htm

 

 Otitis Media (ear infections):

            Boystown:        xhttp://www.boystownhospital.org/Hearing/info/middle.asp

            NICD:              http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/otitism.asp

            MedicineNet:    http://www.medicinenet.com/otitis_media/article.htm

 

 Hereditary hearing loss/ syndromes:

Boystown:        http://www.boystownhospital.org/Hearing/info/genetics.aspx