Serving people with vision and hearing loss throughout North Carolina

HI Resources

We invite you to browse through the following resource links regarding deaf and hard of hearing services. We welcome you to send us related links not listed on this page.

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc-center.html

Provides information, training and technical assistance to professionals and parents.

Raising Deaf Kids
http://raisingandeducatingdeafchildren.org

Website provides information and resources on hearing loss for parents of deaf children.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
www.agbell.org

International nonprofit membership organization, support network, and resource center on pediatric hearing loss and spoken language approaches and related issues.

American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)
www.deafchildren.org

A national organization of families and professionals that helps create opportunities for children who are deaf and hard of hearing to gain full communication access, particularly through the use of sign language.

Beginnings For Parents of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc.
http://www.ncbegin.org

BEGINNINGS is a non-profit organization, established to provide emotional support and access to information for families with deaf or hard of hearing children, age birth through 21.

Hands & Voices
www.handsandvoices.org

Nonprofit, parent driven organization that provides support to families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Cochlear Implant Education Center (CIEC)
https://www3.gallaudet.edu/clerc-center/our-resources/cochlear-implant-education-center.html

Investigates, evaluates, and disseminates effective practices related to cochlear implant technology and its role in the education and lives of deaf children.

NIDCD Information Clearinghouse
https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/cochlear-implants (Federal Website)

Answers the following questions: What is a cochlear implant? How does a cochlear implant work? Who gets cochlear implants? How does someone receive a cochlear implant? What does the future hold for cochlear implants? Where can I get additional information?

Auditory Learning Center
http://auditorylearningcentre.com

The Center’s objective is to promote listening and speaking as a way of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Accessibyte 

https://www.accessibyte.com/

Typing program and fun learning games for students who who have visual impairments, with support for students who have hearing loss. 

National Cued Speech Association

www.cuedspeech.org

Nonprofit membership organization that provides information about Cued Speech and its applications and educational services. Establishes standards for Cued Speech and certifies Cued Speech instructors and transliterators.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
www.agbell.org

International nonprofit membership organization and resource center on hearing loss and spoken language approaches and related issues.

Oral Deaf Education “MAKE a joyful noise” information kit
http://handsandvoices.org/comcon/articles/aud_oral_edu

Provides parents and pediatric professionals with resources and information about oral education for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

The S.E.E. (Signing Exact English) Center for the Advancement of Deaf Children
http://seecenter.org

Nonprofit organization to work with parents and educators of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Provides information on Signing Exact English and its uses with the goal of improving English skills and communication.

American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB)
www.aadb.org

National consumer organization of, by, and for deaf-blind Americans. “Deaf-blind” is a broad term that describes people who have varying degrees and types of both vision and hearing loss together.

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths & Adults
http://www.hknc.org

Deaf-blind school that offers intensive and comprehensive rehabilitation training to youth and adults who are deaf-blind. Also provides field services and general information.

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind
https://nfadb.org

Federally funded information and referral service that identifies, coordinates, and disseminates information related to children and youth who are deaf-blind.

Sign Media, Inc
www.signmedia.com

Videotapes and print materials on American Sign Language and American Deaf Culture.

Council on Education of the Deaf
www.deafed.net

This site facilitates informational sharing and collaborative activities within the field of deaf education.

Hardofhearingchildren.com
www.hardofhearingchildren.com

Information and advocacy for people interested in hard of hearing children. Comprehensive source of information, resources and support for parents and children.

Hearing Loss Association of America
www.hearingloss.org

Provides adults and children with the tools for self help; sensitizes the general population about the special needs of people who are hard of hearing.

Described and Captioned Media Program

http://www.dcmp.org

Provides free premium media resources for students with special needs (including deaf and deaf/blind) to parents and teachers.