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Hearing Loss: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Button in Her Ear; by Ada Bassett Litchfield, Caroline Rubin (editor), Eleanor Mill (illustrator); Albert Whitman & Co, 1987
  • Chris Gets Ear Tubes; by Betty Pace; Gallaudet Univ. Press, 1987
  • Hooray for Harold: Dealing with Hearing Loss; Tim Peters and Co., 1997
  • Jordan has A Hearing Loss; by Jillian Powell and Gareth Boden; Chelsea House Publ, 2004
  • More Simple Signs; by Cindy Wheeler (illustrator); Viking Childrens Books, 1998
  • My First Book of Sign Language; by Joan Holub (illustrator); Troll Assoc., 1996 (ISBN: 081674033X)
  • Simple Signs; by Cindy Wheeler; Puffin, 1997
  • So What If Amy Can't Hear?; by Frances Conley; Vantage Press, 2004
  • When I Grow Up; Candri Hodges; Jason & Nordic, 1995
  • Where's Spot?; by Eric Hill; Putnam, 1987

Ages 9 to 14

  • Being Deaf; by Maggie Woolley; Smart Apple Media, 1999
  • Deafness; by Elaine Landau; Twenty-First Century Books, 1994
  • Let's Talk About Deafness; by Melanie A. Gordon; Rosen Publ Group, 1999
  • One TV Blasting and a Pig Outdoors; by Deborah Abbott and Henry Kisor; A. Whitman, 1994
  • Signs For Me: Basic Sign Vocabulary for Children, Parents & Teachers; by Benjamin Bahan and Joe Dannis; Dawn Sign Press, 1990

Books for Adults

  • Children With Hearing Loss: A Family Guide; by David Lutterman; Auricle Ink Publ, 2006
  • Choices in Deafness: A Parents' Guide to Communication Options; by Sue Schwartz, ed.; Woodbine House, 1996
  • The Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids: A Bridge to Healing; Auricle Ink Publishers, 1998
  • Hearing Loss in Children: Delayed Speech and Language, Information Packet; by National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD, 1998
  • The Hearing Loss Sourcebook: A Complete Guide to Coping With Hearing Loss and Where to Get Help; by Carol A. Turkington; Plume, 1997
  • Idea Advocacy for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: A Question and Answer Book for Parents and Professionals; by Bonnie Poitras Tucker; Singular Pub. Group, 1997
  • Keys to Raising a Deaf Child; by Virginia Frazier-Maiwald and Lenore M. Williams; Barron's Educational Series, 1999
  • Living with Deafness; by Emma Haughton; Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publ, 1999
  • Not Deaf Enough: Raising a Child Who Is Hard of Hearing With Hugs and Humor; by P. A. M. Candlish; Alex. Graham Bell Assn. for Deaf, 1996
  • Raising and Educating a Deaf Child; by Marc Marschark; Oxford Univ. Press, 1998
  • The Silent Garden: Raising Your Deaf Child; by Paul W. Ogden; Gallaudet Univ. Press, 1996
  • You and Your Deaf Child: A Self-Help Guide for Parents of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (3rd ed.); by John W. Adams; Clerc Books, 2003
  • Your Child's Hearing Loss: What Parents Need to Know; by Debby Waldman and Jackson Roush; Perigee Trade, 2005

Other Resources

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc.
347 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-337-5220
http://www.agbell.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
800-638-8255
http://www.asha.org

Cochlear Implant Association, Inc.
5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Suite 440
Washington, DC 20015
202-895-2781

American Society for Deaf Children
P.O. Box 3355
Gettysburg, PA 17325
800-942-2732
http://www.deafchildren.org

Girls and Boys Town National Research Hospital
555 North 30th St.
Omaha, NE 68131
402-498-6749
http://www.girlsandboystown.org/home.asp

National Association for the Deaf
http://www.nad.org
Non-profit organization which focuses on advocacy and legal rights, deaf community and culture, interpreting, and technology.

Listen-Up Web
http://www.listen-up.org
Created by a parent of a child with severe hearing loss, this site aims to be a one-stop source of information with links to parent discussion list, online bookstore, and other resources.

SKI-HI Institute
6500 Old Main Hill Rd.
Logan, UT 84322
435-797-5600
http://www.skihi.org

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-11-09
Last reviewed: 2006-08-28
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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