June 11, 2010, Newsletter Issue #57: Deaf Living: Organizations

Tip of the Week

There are many deaf organizations containing material about deafness and hearing impairment. These organizations are listed on two pages:
http://www.cio.noaa.gov/hpcc/access/nohear.htm – this is a government page and contains links for the National Association of the Deaf, Association for Late Deafness in Adults, the Alexander Graham Bell Association, American Society for Deaf Children, American Hearing Research Foundation and the USA Deaf Sports Federation.http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/Clerc_Center/Information_and_Resources/Info_To_Go.html/184.html – this page is the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University. This page contains information for deaf and hard of hearing children and young adults, including: Help for Babies (0 to 3)Educate Children (3 to 21)Transition to AdulthoodHearing Loss InformationLanguage and LiteracyHearing & Communication TechnologyLawsResources
The Clerc Center provides information regarding the family’s role in a deaf child’s life, finding services, language development, information on hearing technology and information for educators. Some of the workshops provided by the Clerc Center are very valuable for educators and parents and include:

Cochlear Implant EducationLiteracy and Language Development WorkshopsSocial and Emotional Health WorkshopsScience and Math WorkshopsEducational Technology WorkshopsTransition WorkshopsVisual Phonics Workshop

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