Deaf / Hard of Hearing Basics
Understanding what a child who is deaf/hard of hearing needs to fully participate at school, home, and in the community, begins with identifying and supporting their unique needs as early as possible. The following resources provide an overview of causes, evaluation procedures, and services for children who are deaf/hard of hearing.
Understanding Hearing Loss
Learn about how hearing loss occurs when any part of the ear, including the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear, hearing nerve, and auditory system is not functioning.
Causes of Hearing Loss
Gain an understanding of the potential causes of hearing loss and signs that indicate there may be a hearing loss.
Screening and Diagnosis for Hearing Loss
Discover hearing screening requirements, how a hearing screening is conducted, and where you can go to get a screening or a complete evaluation.