General Hearing Loss Information
Are you a parent of a child with a newly diagnosed hearing loss?
This website was created to answer parents' questions about:
​     -Infant hearing screening and follow up testing
     -Steps to take after diagnosis of hearing loss
     -Hearing loss and hearing aids, language and speech
     -Parenting issues
Hearing loss in infants and young children

Where do we go from here?

This Minnesota Department of Health site includes a "road map" of recommended appointments for children with hearing loss.
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

Boys Town Hospital, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment, and related communication disorders.  Visit their site for more information on cochlear implants, The Center for Childhood Deafness, and more:
Boys Town Hospital - Hearing Services
Practical strategies for parents at home

More great sites with practical resources include:
Supporting success for children with hearing loss: Improving outcomes of children with hearing loss
Ear Community
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