Help Kids Hear – A web site dedicated to helping parents of children that are deaf or hard of hearing.  The latest news, resources, articles, and discussions about hearing impaired children!
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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.

Getting Started - For Parents of Deaf / Hard of Hearing Children

Now that your child has been diagnosed with a hearing loss, it is time to get to work and educate yourself and your family & friends, get some support (financial and / or emotional), and do everything you can to help your child. This site was created by parents of children who are hearing impaired - while we certainly don't know everything, we most likely have been down the same road you are going down and we hope to help you as much as possible.

What are we missing?

Are we missing a resource that others might find useful?

Please let us know so we can add it!


Visit the Help Kids Hear Discussion Forum! A great place for information, ideas and support!

 

Getting The Help You Need

Who Can Help?

Causes of Hearing Loss In Children

How Does the Ear Work?

Types of Hearing Loss

Configuration of Hearing Loss

Degrees of Hearing Loss & Their General Effect

In Depth Effects of Hearing Loss

What Can My Child Hear?

Communication Options - An Overview

Glossary of Terms You May Hear & Need to Know

Links to More Information

 

 
 

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.