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Additional Resources on Early Intervention Services:

Websites about Early Intervention for infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing (July 2003)

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (Utah State University)

SKI*HI Institute

Early Beginnings for Families with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children: Myths and Facts of Early Intervention and Guidelines for Effective Services
By Marilyn Sass-Lehrer, Ph.D./February 2002 (Gallaudet University Laurent Clerc Center)

BEGINNINGS for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing

“My baby’s hearing” From Boys Town National Research Hospital

Getting Started with Early Intervention? From Boys Town National Research Hospital

Newborn Screening from Boys Town National Research Hospital

Early Intervention Illustrated: The Home Team (tape one)

A Family-Centered Approach to Working with Families and Newly Identified Babies Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

This first in a series of tapes provides early intervention programs with a 14-minute training tape on how to use a family-centered approach. The tape presents strategies and techniques that can help establish trusting, caring relationships. Best practices are demonstrated in actual home visits. Parents and professionals share their expertise on how to create true collaboration.

Sponsored by
Colorado Home Intervention Program (CHIP)
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
Colorado Department of Education
Marion Downs National Center for Infant Hearing
through funding from The Maternal & Child Health Bureau
The National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
The Center on Deafness at the Boy's Town National Research Hospital
The National Center on Low-Incidence Disabilities
Families for Hands & Voices

Ordering information:
Seaver Creative Services, Inc.
(303) 639-5806
4135 S. Oneida St.
Denver 80237

Two other parts of the National Center website provide further information on this topic:

Web Skeptic - Search for related web sites that we have reviewed in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

Research Abstracts - these abstracts will help you find out whether a topic or practice is supported by academically sound research. Please go to search these abstracts using the key terms: deaf or hard of hearing.