Key to help you identify these links:

Assistive Technology

Hearing Loss Association of America

  • Review of technologies available and used by people with hearing loss

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American Academy of Audiology

  • Consumer resource for information on audiology related issues including hearing aids, hearing testing and cochlear implants.


  • Audiology and hearing healthcare information website for patients.

The Hearing Review

  • A monthly trade magazine for the hearing healthcare industry, providing information to audiologists, hearing instrument specialists, medical professionals, and others allied to the field.

The Listening Room

Texas Department of State Health Services

  • Audiology services from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI) Program

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Cochlear Implants

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication

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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • Oral deaf organization.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • ASHA is an association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

Boys Town Research Institute-Center for Hearing Loss in Children

  • Research hospital with programs focusing on childhood deafness.

The Deaf Resource Library

  • Large listing of national and international organizations of the deaf.

Family Signs

  • Offers free online American Sign Language or Signing Exact English classes for parents/guardians of deaf and hard of hearing students in Texas.

Gallaudet University

  • A multimedia connection point for families and professionals to improve outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing through listening and spoken language.

Hearing Loss Association of America

  • Organization for people with hearing loss.

John Tracy Clinic

  • A non-profit organization with a mission to provide parent-centered services to young children with hearing loss.

Listen Talk

Center for Parent Information and Resources

  • A central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth; IDEA; NCLB; and research-based information on effective educational practices.

National Cued Speech Association

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

  • NIDCD, one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH), supports and conducts research and research training.

National Organization for the Deaf

  • Informational site, including legal rights and advocacy issues.

Rochester Institute of Technology - Deaf Studies Resources

  • Large listing of internet resources and information.

Rochester Institute of Technology-National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Texas Deaf Ed

  • A website collecting statewide resources and beyond for families, students, and professionals.

Texas Education Agency Services for the Deaf

  • Information on statewide programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Described and Captioned Media Program

  • Educational media of all kinds available to teachers, parents and kids.

Family Signs Program

  • A free sign language instruction program that provides one-on-one classes using videophones with a high-speed Internet connection.


  • A subscription-based website with American Sign Language resources, including an ASL dictionary and sign language practice.

The Interpreters' Network

  • Links to resources for interpreters.

Modern Signs Press

  • Resource for Signing Exact English teaching and learning materials.

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

  • RID is a national membership organization representing the professionals who make communication possible between people who are deaf or hard of hearing and people who can hear.

SEE Center

  • The SEE Center provides training and support for those who use Signing Exact English.

Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf

  • TSID's emphasis is the development and enhancement of a network of professional interpreters.

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Accredited Schools online

  • Supporting Students with Hearing Impairments

American Society for Deaf Children

  • Information and advocacy relating to children who are deaf or hard of hearing.


  • Information and emotional support for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Center for Disease Control - National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

  • General information on hearing impairments, including causes, screenings and resources.

John Tracy Clinic

  • Resource of free services worldwide for parents of infants and preschool children with hearing loss.

Hands and Voices

  • A nationwide non-profit dedicated to supporting families and their children who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as the professionals who serve them.

My Baby's Hearing

  • Information about newborn hearing screening tests.

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management: Utah State University

  • Information on newborn and infant hearing.

National Cued Speech Association

Raising Deaf Kids

  • Topics for parents about raising deaf or hard of hearing children.

US Department of Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

  • Opening Doors: Technology and Communication Options for Children with Hearing Loss is a publication that provides parents of children with hearing loss helpful information and resources.

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College Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

  • An in depth look at a student's transition into college
  • A guide to college accommodations and assistive technology
  • Key strategies, resources, scholarships & more for deaf and hard of hearing students

College Advice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: Career Paths, Accessibility Tips and Resources for Success at School

  • Advice and info to help students who are hard of hearing transition into college with ease. Has valuable advice from five expert contributors as they share their stories and their various successful career paths. And for people who are looking for a career helping those with hearing loss, we’ve outlined seven of the fastest growing careers in the field. The final section has additional resources and links to deaf and hard of hearing student advocacy and leadership programs.

Gallaudet University

Howard College - Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

National Deaf Center

National Technical Assistance Center on Transition

  • NSTTAC provides assistance to states in building the capacity to support and improve transition planning, services and outcomes for youth with disabilities.

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Postsecondary Education Programs Network for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • A national network dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families.

Transition in Texas

  • Education Service Center Region XI provides statewide leadership for the Statewide High School Transition Network.

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