Resources

For resources related to virtual learning tools, specifically for deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind students, please visit the Outreach: Virtual Learning Resources Wakelet.

 

Administrators and Teachers

Communication Planning Guide for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf

Deaf Education – Educational Enhancement for the field of Deaf Education

Deaf Education Resources

Hands and Voices

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

Students with Cochlear Implants: Guidelines for Educational Planning

Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: Tools, Technology and Key Resources to Cultivate Academic Success

Supporting Students Who Are Hard of Hearing: Promoting a Positive Educational Experience

Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss

Tips to Go Bookmarks: Supporting Educational Success

Wisconsin Civics Exam in ASL

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction – Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction – Eligibility Checklist

 

American Sign Language and Deaf Culture

American Sign Language Resource Guide

ASL Nook

ASL Story Hour for Children

American Sign Language Teachers Association

Boys Town National Research Hospital – Classroom Interpreting

Career Stories of Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

ASL Children’s Stories

Deaf 101, National Deaf Center

Deaf Culture Online

iPhone and iPad Apps for Learning Sign Language

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

Promoting Access for People Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Blind, or Visually Impaired

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Shared Reading Project (SRP)

Visual Language and Visual Learning

Wisconsin Association of the Deaf (WAD)

Wisconsin Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (WisRID)

 

Audiology

American Speech, Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

Auditory Skills Checklist

Audiology Online

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding School Audiology Services

Healthy Hearing

Hearing First

Success for Kids with Hearing Loss

Supporting Optimal Listening Environments for Learning

Wisconsin Educational Audiologists

 

Classroom Tools

Advanced Bionics: Tools for Toddlers & Tools for Schools

Alexander Graham Bell Association-Listening and Spoken Language Knowledge Center

Boys Town National Research Hospital-Classroom Interpreting

Classroom Tips

Cochlear Americas

Cochlear Americas HOPE Teacher Education Program

Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature

Deaf Education – Educational Enhancement for the field of Deaf Education

Described and Captioned Media Program Learning Center

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

MED-EL

Rochester Institute of Technology, home of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Tina Childress – iPad apps to use with students who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind

 

Deafblind

Wisconsin Deafblind Technical Assistance Project (WDBTAP)

WDBTAP Lending Library Request Form

 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Equity

National Deaf Center: Why Captions Provide Equal Access

National Deaf Center: Creating Test Equity

Iglesia Martell Law Firm, PLLC: Understanding the Injustices Faced by the Deaf Community

rethinkEd: 7 Tips for Achieving Equity in Special Education

The Hearing World Must Stop Forcing Deaf Culture to Assimilate

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students take lead in equal access advocacy

 

Books (and articles) about Deaf and Hard of Hearing Inequity

Audism and the Deaf Community: Deaf people’s experiences and Deaf Community Cultural Wealth

Equity in Assessment for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (downloadable)

For Hearing People Only: Answers to Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions about the Deaf Community, Its Culture, and the “Deaf Reality,” 3rd Edition

The SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia (need subscription)

Shifting the Dialog, Shifting the Culture: Pathways to Successful Postsecondary Outcomes for Deaf Individuals (Volume 7) (Deaf Education Series)

 

Diagnosis and Early Intervention

Alexander Graham Bell Association – Listening and Spoken Language Knowledge Center

American Society for Deaf Children

Babies and Hearing Loss: An Interactive Notebook for Families With a Young Child Who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing

BOYS TOWN National Research Hospital (information also available in Spanish)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Hearing Loss in Children

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI): A Sound Beginning for Wisconsin’s Babies

Joint Committee on Infant Hearing

Marion Downs Hearing Center: An International Center of Excellence in Hearing and Communication

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders

Wisconsin Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Toolkit

 

Equity in Education

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Culturally Responsive Problem-Solving Guide An Evidence-Based Guide for Team Practice

National Deaf Center: Statement on Racism and Oppression

Black Deaf Center

National Black Deaf Advocates

National Museum of African American History & Culture: Talking About Race

Teaching Tolerance: Race & Ethnicity

Teaching Tolerance: Let’s Talk!

Teaching Tolerance: Teaching About Race, Racism and Police Violence

Anti-Defamation League: How Should I Talk about Race in My Mostly White Classroom?

Anti-Defamation League: George Floyd, Racism and Law Enforcement

Anti-Defamation League: Helping Students Make Sense of News Stories about Bias and Injustice

National Association of School Psychologists Calls for Action to End Racism and Violence Against People of Color

National Association of Social Workers condemns yet another incident of lethal police force against an African American

National Public Radio: Talking Race with Young Children

National Public Radio: What to Say to Kids When the News is Scary

Books About Racial Equity

CCBC Diversity Statistics Book Search

 

Mental Health

Deaf Unity

DPI: Resources and Materials Supporting Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Gallaudet University: Mental Health Services

Independence First

Milwaukee Center for Independence: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

National Association of the Deaf: Mental Health Services

National Deaf Center: Mental Health Services

The National Coalition on Mental Health and Deaf Individuals

National Institute of Mental Health

Student Mental Health: A Guide to Identifying Disorders and Promoting Wellness

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Counseling Services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind Individuals

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

 

Parents

American Society for Deaf Children

ASL Children’s Stories

Babies and Hearing Loss: An Interactive Notebook for Families with a Young Child who is Deaf or Hard

Communication Planning Guide for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Deaf Bilingual Coalition

Hands & Voices

Hand N Hand – Green Bay Area

Hear Wisconsin

John Tracy Clinic

Language and Communication Chart, BEGINNINGS for Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Opening Doors: Technology and Communication Options for Children with Hearing Loss

Parent Advocacy App

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)

Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction – Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative

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Simulations

HEARING LOSS SAMPLER by Scott Bradley, Ph.D. of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

PHONAK – What does hearing loss sound like?

Transition

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