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In this section you will find resources that we feel might be of interest to our constituency on a variety of wide issues.
Hands & Voices (Articles)
For children with hearing loss, their families, and the professionals that work with them. You can find the California Chapter informaiton at: http://agbellca.org/
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The mission of the American Speech Language Hearing Association is to promote the interests of, and provide the highest quality services for, professionals in audiology, speech language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and to advocate for people with communication disabilities.
The American Academy of Audiology
The world’s largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists.
American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)
ASDC supports and educates of families of deaf and hard of hearing children and advocates for high quality programs and services. The ASDC Biennial Conference provides families with five days of information and fun! Daytime workshops captivate parents while children participate in educational and recreational activities.
A resource website for parents of children identified with Auditory Neuropathy.
A non profit agency providing an objective approach to meeting the diverse needs of families with children who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and the professionals who serve them.
CAL-ED (California Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)
CAL-ED is California Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing one of the largest professional organizations in the west. This organization is composed of educators, parents, teacher trainers, interpreters, support staff, professionals, and other persons who are dedicated to the pursuit of educational excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children. The CAL-ED organization was established in 1960 and has a annual conference.
California Association of the Deaf
This organization preserves, protects, and promotes civil, human, and linguistic rights of Deaf people in California.
California’s Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program
The Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) mission is to provide access to basic telephone service for Californians who have difficulty using the telephone.
California Hands & Voices Facebook Group
Join the conversation online! Introduce your family, ask questions and make local and statewide connections!
Center for Early Intervention on Deafness (CEID)
The Center for Early Intervention on Deafness is an inclusive program that provides a wide range of exemplary services and supports for families to maximize the communication potential of children, from birth through age five, who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or have severe speech and language delays.
Cochlear Implant Online
Cochlear Implant Online was founded in 2001 by Rachel Chaikof who was a 14 year-old cochlear implant user at that time. Today, Cochlear Implant Online receives thousands of visitors from all over the world each month.
Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning
CCAC is the only consumer advocacy organization of its kind with a sole mission of inclusion via quality captioning, everyday, in all places needed. - See more at: http://ccacaptioning.org/what-is-the-ccac/#sthash.5gqF3MYQ.dpuf
Deaf Education And Families (D.E.A.F.) Project
The Deaf Education And Families (D.E.A.F.) Project consists of faculty and staff associated with the Family Focus Resource and Empowerment Center at CSUN, as well as faculty in the Deaf Education Program in the Department of Special Education. We consult with faculty in the Deaf Studies Department and National Center on Deafness
Described and Captioned Media Program
Browse from a library of over 4,000 free-loan described and captioned media titles. (For Parents and Professionals)
EHDI Pals (Find a Pediatric Audiologist)
At the heart of EHDI-PALS is a national web-based directory of facilities that offer pediatric audiology services to young children who are younger than five years of age.
Getting from There to Hear (A Deaf Audiologist)
Links and posts about issues related to hearing loss
Hands & Voices
Hands & Voices is a parent driven, non-profit organization dedicated to providing unbiased support to families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. We provide support activities and information concerning deaf and hard of hearing issues to parents and professionals that may include outreach events, educational seminars, advocacy, lobbying efforts, parent to parent networking, and a newsletter. We strive to connect families with resources and information to make informed decisions around the issues of deafness or hearing loss.
We want to be the one-stop source of products for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, from assistive products like vibrating alarm clocks and loud, amplified telephones to books and DVDs on sign language and improving interpreting skills.