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Author(s): Croyle, C. J. Source: In: The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education. Bodner-Johnson, B.; Sass-Lehrer, M., ed. Baltimore, MD. Brookes Publishing Co. 2003. pp255-90. Availability: Available from Brookes Publishing Co. P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624. (800) 638-3775; (410)337-9580; Fax: (410) 337-8539. E-mail: custserv@brookespublishing.com. Website: http://www.pbrookes.com/. PRICE: $38 (paperback) plus shipping and handling. ISBN: 1-55766-579-6. Language: English. Abstract: Early education inclusive programs are available in schools for the deaf as well as in general settings--public schools; child care programs; community play groups; hospitals; libraries; and other similar environments. In this chapter from the book titled The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education the author outlines the benefits and special challenges of educating infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who are deaf and hard-of-hearing in inclusive settings. The writer describes two early education programs that enroll children who are deaf, children who are hard-of-hearing, and children who are hearing, but differ in educational philosophy and communication methodologies. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Childhood Hearing Loss. Early Childhood Education Programs. Special Education. Early Intervention. Deaf Children. Hard-of- Hearing Children. Parent Resource. Disability Rights. Legislation. Advocacy.

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Assistive Technologies: Expanding a Universe of

Opportunities for People With Disabilities.

Author(s): CTC Foundation. Source: Washington, DC. May 2003. Availability: Available from CTC Foundation. 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 200 North Tower, Washington DC 20004-3016. (202) 312- 2913; Fax: (202) 312-2925. E:mail: Howard McClintic McClintH@ctc.com; Web site: http://www.ctcfoundation.org/. Language: English. Abstract: This publication presents a comprehensive directory of hundreds of assistive technology manufacturers in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. This resource was developed for employers, educators and rehabilitation workers looking for information on products benefiting speech impaired, blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired, physically challenged and mobility challenged individuals. Additionally, users can get summaries of federal legislation for disability issues; an overview on the status of assistive technology today; key Supreme Court decisions on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); definitions of assistive technology terms; and much more. The directory is published by Assistive Technology News and the CTC Foundation and will be available on-line, on a password-protected basis, and on CD-Rom and print formats. The web data and CD will be updated quarterly. An audio version of the book will be available for people with visual challenges. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Assistive Technologies. People With Disabilities. Professional Resource. Disability Resource. Rehabilitation.

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Identification of Permanent Childhood Hearing Loss Through

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programs.

Author(s): Culpepper, B. Source: In: The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education. Bodner-Johnson, B.; Sass-Lehrer, M., ed. Baltimore, MD. Brookes Publishing Co. 2003. pp99-126. Availability: Available from Brookes Publishing Co. P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624. (800)638-3775; (410)337-9580; Fax: (410)337-8539. E-mail: custserv@brookespublishing.com. Website: http://www.pbrookes.com/. PRICE: $38 (paperback) plus shipping and handling. ISBN: 1-55766-579-6. Language: English. Abstract: In this chapter, from the book titled The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education, the author discusses universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) technology advances and the policies, procedures, and protocols for implementing UNHS programs. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Universal Newborn Hearing Screening. Infant Hearing.

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Test. Congenital Hearing Loss. Infant Hearing Loss. Early Intervention. Deaf Children. Hard-of-Hearing Children. Parent Resource.

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Living With Hearing Loss (Revised Edition).

Author(s): Dugan.M.B. Source: Gallaudet University Press. Washington, DC. 2003. ISBN 1- 56368-134-X. 178p. Availability: Available from Self Help for Hard of Hearing People. 7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 1200 Bethesda, Maryland 20814. (301) 657-2248 (Voice); (301) 657-2249 (TTY); (301)913-9413 (Fax). Web site: http://www.shhh.org. Language: English. Abstract: Written in collaboration with Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH), this easy-to-read guide provides the reader with an overview of the types and causes of hearing loss and the most common early signs. Topics covered include: getting professional evaluation, hearing aids, assistive technology, speechreading, communication tips, cochlear implants, tinnitus, and additional resources. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Deafness. Hearing Disorder. Hearing Loss. Hearing Evaluation. Assistive Listening Devices. Hearing Aids.

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Understanding Tinnitus - Managing The Noises In Your Ears

or In Your Head.

Author(s): Dunmore, K., Reddiford, G., Tait, V. Source: United Kingdom. RNID for Deaf or Hard of Hearing People. 2003. 74pp. Availability: Available from RNID for Deaf or Hard of Hearing People. 19- 23 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8SL. E-mail: solutions@rnid.org.uk. Website: http://www.shop.rnid.org.uk/. Language: English. Abstract: This book was written to help individuals who suffer with tinnitus to understand and manage the disorder. The text includes information on: what we know about tinnitus; how to get help and support; ways to cope (such as relaxation tips); and getting a good night's sleep. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Disorder. Tinnitus. Hearing Problem. Hearing Dysfunction. Patient Resource.

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Managing Tinnitus.

Author(s): Dunmore, K., Reddiford, G., Tait, V. Source: In: Understanding Tinnitus - Managing The Noises In Your Ears or In Your Head. United Kingdom. RNID for Deaf or Hard of Hearing People. 2003. 27-43pp. Availability: Available from RNID for Deaf or Hard of Hearing People. 19- 23 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8SL. E-mail: solutions@rnid.org.uk. Website: http://www.shop.rnid.org.uk/. Language: English. Abstract: In this third chapter from a patient guide about understanding tinnitus, the authors looks at different ways patients can begin to manage their tinnitus, including management techniques available from professionals, as well as some self-help approaches. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Disorder. Tinnitus. Hearing Problem. Hearing Dysfunction. Patient Resource. Self-Help.

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Literary Strategies for the Classroom: Putting Bi-Bi Theory

Into Practice.

Author(s): Edwards, S., Schimmel, C. S. Source: Odyssey. Washington DC. Fall 2003. 5(1). Availability: Available from the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695. Voice/TTY: (202) 651-5340. Toll-free: (800) 526-9105. Fax: (202) 651-5708. Web site: http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu. PRICE: Available for download online at http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/Odyssey/Fall2003/index.html. Language: English. Abstract: Teaching deaf (and hearing) students to begin to think and sign bilingually with the Fairview Learning tool. This new five-component reading program is supported by materials, trainings, and assessments and consists of: the Adapted Dolch Word Lists; the Bridge Lists and the

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