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A child with hearing loss can learn to listen and to speak. However, deafness and hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop speech, language, and social skills. For infants and children who are identified with hearing loss, research supports that the earlier the child with hearing loss starts receiving services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential and attain the skills they need for success.

Listening and spoken language program near you: Programs & Schools

If you are a parent/caregiver and you suspect your child has a hearing loss, trust your instincts and speak with your child’s doctor. If your child has been diagnosed with a hearing loss, don’t wait – learn as much as you can about hearing loss, communication choices, their education options and the potential results.

If you are a parent/caregiver of an older child with hearing loss and are looking for summer activities: 2017 Summer

2017 Summer Programs

For more information about hearing loss, please visit these websites:

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

American Academy of Audiolgy

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Center for Disease Control

Hands and Voices

Hearing First

My Baby’s Hearing (English and Spanish)

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

OPTION Announces...


"The Listening and Spoken Language Data Repository (LSL-DR): Design and project overview,"

LSHSS-16-0087 for Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, has just been published in the Newly Published section of the LSHSS site on ASHAWire. 

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