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A site for parents of hard of hearing & deaf children.
In the News - News articles about hearing impairment, new technologies, and other related materials.
Articles & Commentary - Our editorial section. Articles written by us and by professionals in the field.
Resources & Information - Our largest section. Dedicated to helping you find the information you need. Everything from educational information, sources financial support, mental health support and more!
Facts & Figures - A brief "stat sheet" with information about just how common hearing impairment is, particularly in children.
Discussion Forum - What we hope will be hallmark of our site. An open forum where you can read and post questions about hearing impairment across a wide variety of categories.
For the Kids - Links to and information just for the kids themselves.

2003 News Archive
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12/28/03
Hearing-impaired student fights to be ordinary teen
12/25/03
A friendship to talk about
12/21/03
Denver honors Omar Blair as hero to blacks and hearing impaired
12/16/03
Local patent services the deaf
12/08/03
Akron's kinship with deaf workers hits a rough spot
12/06/03
Deaf woman's thesis could help millions of disabled people
12/05/03
Iraq behind the cameras: a different reality
12/05/03
Honor roll snub prompts complaint to feds
12/02/03
Oxnard schools offer instruction in deaf culture
11/30/03
Teammates learn sign language to communicate with deaf teammate
11/28/03
Deaf student poised to be valedictorian
11/24/03
New program warns hearing impaired of severe weather
11/21/03
Pagers Become Lifeline For Deaf
11/17/03
TX State funding for deaf stalls as need grows
11/17/03
My Cochlear Implant Adventure
11/17/03
Signing off
11/16/03
Deaf former FBI surveillance expert Sue Thomas battles new enemy: MS
11/14/03
You Have the Right to a Sign Language Expert
11/12/03
Gallaudet Enters NCAAs on a Roll
11/12/03
Cochlear implant should bring back Kaitlin's world of sound
11/08/03
Determination turns deaf teen into honor student, committed volunteer
11/08/03
A legal eagle aids the deaf
11/07/03
Major Developments to Improve Hearing Health
11/06/03
Former Miss America inspires at Clarke School
10/28/03
Stem cells may help treat loss of hearing
10/23/03
Deaf-school students threaten protest
10/20/03
A new way of hearing
10/18/03
Ohio Mandatory Tests To Identify Infant Hearing Loss
10/18/03
US Olympic Panel OKs Restructuring Plan
10/17/03
Secondhand Smoke May Damage Infants' Hearing
10/15/03
Colorado theater offers deaf, hearing impaired captioned film
10/14/03
Jimmy Bronson now tunes into life with a cochlear implant, but it's not as life-changing as it sounds.
10/13/03
A Fresno teacher finds that there is more to hearing than sound.
10/12/03
For one Fresno father, cochlear implant may be the bridge to his hearing kids' world.
10/12/03
Deaf community divides over cochlear implants
10/12/03
From telephone calls to kindergarten, cochlear implants are opening up a new world for one Menlo Park family
10/10/03
School fills silent void
10/09/03
AOL Announces Closed Captions for Streaming Media
10/08/03
SkyFrames and The Canadian Hearing Society Sign Letter of Intent to Establish International Satellite WiFi Hotspots in Support of Deaf and Hard of Hearing People
10/07/03
Mother of deaf child files federal complaint
10/06/03
Video conference programs expand horizons for deaf
10/06/03
Ear infections left untreated can develop serious consequences
10/06/03
Hearing Impaired Iowans Have Differing Opinions on Cochlear Implants
10/05/03
New Device Opens Theater To Deaf
10/03/03
Sprint Launches SprintVRS.com to Meet Needs of Deaf
10/03/03
Bridging gap between families, deaf
10/02/03
Football player Antoine Dinka Makes Up in Personality What He Lacks in Hearing
10/01/03
Children with hearing loss shown they can do anything
10/01/03
Ex-Miss America, once deaf, says implant gives her a new perspective on the world
09/27/03
Interview with Deanne Bray
09/23/03
Deaf doctor rises to challenges
09/19/03
Deaf Actress Shoshannah Stern in new series
09/16/03
Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School (AGBMS) of Mt. Prospect, IL successfully certified to serve foreign students
09/12/03
Technology erases silence when using phone
09/12/03
Genetic Test Could Catch Deafness Early and Accurately
09/08/03
Language of gesture reveals surprising benefits
09/05/03
Deaf teen helps others to learn her language
09/05/03
Hearing impaired students face new obstacles
08/31/03
Quiet revolution at schools
08/29/03
Deaf player has keen sense for football
08/20/03
Hearing Impaired Teen Named Miss Teen International
08/20/03
Little Boy Hears His World for the First Time
08/18/03
Babbling Key to Evaluating Speech Development in Babies With Hearing Loss
07/30/03
Ear implants linked to meningitis
07/22/03
UPS, deaf workers settle case
07/11/03
Mobile must be hearing-aid compatible
02/24/03
Prototype Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech
02/04/03
Net Widens Phone Options for Deaf
   
     
 
 

Help Kids Hear is a site dedicated to helping parents of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children. We are parents of hard of hearing kids and simply want to "give back" to the community. We welcome your comments, questions & suggestions. Please drop us a note at info@helpkidshear.org.