Resources for Families
ASDC (American Society for Deaf Children): A national, non-profit organization geared towards helping families raise deaf and hard of hearing children.
Hands & Voices: A national non-profit organization that provides unbiased support to families of deaf and hard of hearing children and DHH professionals
How to Read an Audiogram: A Resource from firstyears.org
How to “Grow” Your Child’s Brain
211: A Guide to Health and Social Services in Oregon and Southwest Washington
Flinstone hearing loss simulation video: A nice example of what different hearing loss "sounds" like using the Flintstones.
John Tracy Clinic: Parent-centered services to young children with hearing loss, offering hope, guidance and encouragement.
HearingJourney is a place to learn, chat, laugh, and share stories about cochlear implants and hearing loss.
Dave Sindrey's The Listening Room: Spoken Language Resources for Families
Oregon Association of the Deaf: An organization to promote, protect, and preserve the civil rights, and advocate to enhance the quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Oregonians.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE RESOURCES
ASL Nook: A family friendly resource to learn ASL
ASL Pro: ASL online dictionary
Signing Savvy: ASL online dictionary
Parent Nights at CRP
CRP is pleased to offer a series of information nights for parents and caregivers.
When: These are held the first Tuesday of the Month from 6:00-7:30 PM
Where: CRP Wilcox 833 NE 74th Ave. Portland, OR 97213
- March 1, 2017: Transition Resources
- May 3, 2017: Panel discussion: Teens with hearing loss
To find out more, email Amy Kyler-Yano at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 916-5570 x78324
NEW ASL RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES
SignIt ASL is a new online class that introduces parents like you to American Sign Language. Through the generosity of our partners, we are sharing our new online class free of charge to families when they need it most. To qualify, you must be:
- a parent of a deaf or hard of hearing child 36 months or younger
- currently residing in the United States
- willing to provide qualifying documentation