Families’ preferences for sources of hearing loss information will vary. A few recent publications are listed here to help you get started! Ask other parents and professionals for more suggestions.
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Bodner-Johnson, B., & Sass-Lehrer, M. (Ed.) The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes, 2003.
Boystown Language Partners: Building a Strong Foundation [DVD]. Omaha, NE: Boystown, 2006.
Chute, P. & Nevins, M.E. The Parents’ Guide to Cochlear Implants. Washington D.C.: Gallaudet University, 2002.
Clark, M. A Practical Guide to Quality Interaction with Children Who Have a Hearing Loss. San Diego, CA: Plural, 2006.
Cole, E.B., & Flexer, C. Children with Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking. San Diego, CA: Plural, 2007.
Cornett, R.O., &., Daisey, M.E., 2nd ed. Cued Speech Resource Book. Bethesda, MD: National Cued Speech Association, 2001.
Estabrooks, W. Auditory Verbal Therapy and Practice. San Diego: Plural, 2006
Luterman, D. (Ed.) Children with Hearing Loss. Sedona, AZ: Auricle, 2006.
Parker, J.N. & Parker, P.M. (Ed.) Hearing Loss - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet. San Diego: Icon Health, 2004.
Schwartz, S. (Ed.) Choices in Deafness: A Parent’s Guide to Communication Options 3rd ed. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2007.
Thompson, S.A. & Nelson-Metlay, V., Teach Your Tot to Sign: The Parents' Guide to American Sign Language. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University, 2005.
Waldman, D. & Roush, J. Your Child’s Hearing Loss: A Guide for Parents. San Diego: Plural Publishing, 2010..
Parents can search for suggestions and strategies at these sites. Inclusion on this list does not indicate endorsement of a specific organization, nor does exclusion mean other sites are not excellent. These links can serve as initial references.