DRRI: Hearing Impairments

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Discussion Lists

CI Hear is an internet support group for all those who are interested in cochlear implants.

Edudeaf is for discussion of the education of people who are deaf. To subscribe, send a message with a blank subject line to listserv@lsv.uky.edu. In the body of the message type "subscribe edudeaf Firstname Lastname".

HOH-LD-News is a mailing list that provides information about people who are hard of hearing (HOH) and late deafened (LD) in the US. The purpose of the list is to increase awareness of issues and concerns within the HOH/LD communities.

Nfb-db is for people who are deaf-blind to exchange information on all aspects of daily life.

World Wide Web

A-Z to Deafblindness
Resources, art, videos, and other information related to people who are deafblind.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Financial aid, periodicals, and various resources for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO)
Research involving the ear, nose, head, neck, and related functions. Newsletter and abstracts available.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Educational materials and public service announcements related to hearing loss and communication disabilities. A resource for locating audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

American Sign Language Browser, an Animated American Sign Language Dictionary
Animated sign language dictionary used to look up words or phrases.

Center for Hearing and Communication
Hearing centers in New York and Florida that specialize in hearing testing, hearing aid fitting, screeings, speech therapy.

Central Institute for the Deaf (CID)
Primary school in St. Louis, Missouri, open to children with hearing loss from around the world.

Clerc Center
A birth through grade twelve program for deaf and hard of hearing students that provides expertise, services, information, and materials related to deaf education for families and professionals nationwide.

College and Career Programs for Deaf Students
Publication containing surveys of programs serving deaf and hard of hearing students in the United States.

Cochlear Fluids Research Laboratory
Research and information about cochlear fluids in the inner ear.

Cochlear physiology group at MIT
Links to Micromechanics research and information at the Research Laboratory of Electronics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

DB-LINK
The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness provides a library which includes publications and articles related to deafblindness, as well as local, state, and national listings of trainings, conferences, and events.

Deafblind International (DBI)
Membership in DBI allows access to information, networking opportunities, conferences, and DBI Review Magazine.

Deafblindness Web Resource
Publications, technology, Internet resources, conferences, and courses available regarding deaf-blindness.

Deaf Resource Library
A virtual library about deaf cultures in Japan and the United States with reference material and links available.

DeafWeb Washington
This site provides information and resources to people with hearing impairments in Washington State.

Family Village
Informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media, and literature.

Gallaudet University
Undergraduate and graduate programs for deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students based in Washington, DC.

HandSpeak
Subscription-based website consisting of ASL dictionary, lessons, and resources that include Baby Sign, International Sign Language, Emoticon, Bodicon, gestures, manual alphabet (fingerspelling) and numeral, sign stories and arts.

Healthy Hearing
Online database of hearing-related content and health information.

Hearing Loss Resources
Internet resources related to hearing loss from Western Oregon University.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Information about research, publications, and education resources related to deafness and other communication disorders.

SayWhatClub
An online community dedicated to enhancing interpersonal communication for people who are hard of hearing, deaf, or have an interest in hearing loss.

TTY FAQ
Indexed document with questions and answers about TTY use.

Viable Technologies
Affordable, high quality technology options that give students with hearing loss access to higher education. Through remote technology, students anywhere in the world can access Viable Realtime Transcription (VRT) services.

VoicePrint, Inc.
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) provides instant voice-to-text real time transcription or captioning.