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Hearing Loss: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Button in Her Ear; by Ada Bassett Litchfield, Caroline Rubin (editor), Eleanor Mill (illustrator); Albert Whitman & Co, 1987
  • Chris Gets Ear Tubes; by Betty Pace; Gallaudet Univ. Press, 1987
  • Enrique Speaks With His Hands; by Benjamin Fudge; Hilton Publishing Company, 2008
  • Hooray for Harold: Dealing with Hearing Loss; Tim Peters and Co., 1997
  • Jordan has A Hearing Loss; by Jillian Powell and Gareth Boden; Chelsea House Publishing, 2004
  • Max Learns Sign Language; by Adria F. Klein; illustrated by Mernie Gallagher-Cole; Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Shhhh... A Book About Hearing; by Dana Meachen Rau; illustrated by Rick Peterson; Picture Window Books, 2005
  • Simple Signs; by Cindy Wheeler; Puffin, 1997
  • So What If Amy Can't Hear?; by Frances Conley; Vantage Press, 2004
  • When I Grow Up; Candri Hodges; Jason & Nordic, 1995
  • Where's Spot?; by Eric Hill; Putnam, 1987

Ages 9 to 14

  • Being Deaf; by Maggie Woolley; Smart Apple Media, 1999
  • Let's Talk About Deafness; by Melanie A. Gordon; Rosen Publ Group, 1999
  • Nobody's Perfect; by Marlee Matlin; Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2006
  • Some Kids Are Deaf; by Lola M. Schaefer; Capstone Press, 2008

Books for Adults

  • Children With Hearing Loss: A Family Guide; by David Luterman; Auricle Ink Publishing, 2006
  • Choices in Deafness: A Parents' Guide to Communication Options; by Sue Schwartz, 3rd ed.; Woodbine House, 2007
  • The Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids: A Bridge to Healing; Auricle Ink Publishers, 1998
  • Hearing Loss in Children: Delayed Speech and Language, Information Packet; by National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD, 1998
  • The Hearing Loss Sourcebook: A Complete Guide to Coping With Hearing Loss and Where to Get Help; by Carol A. Turkington; Plume, 1997
  • Idea Advocacy for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: A Question and Answer Book for Parents and Professionals; by Bonnie Poitras Tucker; Singular Pub. Group, 1997
  • Keys to Raising a Deaf Child; by Virginia Frazier-Maiwald and Lenore M. Williams; Barron's Educational Series, 1999
  • Living with Deafness; by Emma Haughton; Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishing, 1999
  • Not Deaf Enough: Raising a Child Who Is Hard of Hearing With Hugs and Humor; by P. A. M. Candlish; Alex. Graham Bell Assn. for Deaf, 1996
  • Raising and Educating a Deaf Child; by Marc Marschark; Oxford Univ. Press, 1998
  • The Silent Garden: Raising Your Deaf Child; by Paul W. Ogden; Gallaudet Univ. Press, 1996
  • When Your Child Is Deaf: A Guide For Parents; by David Luterman; Pro-Ed, 2006
  • You and Your Deaf Child: A Self-Help Guide for Parents of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (3rd ed.); by John W. Adams; Clerc Books, 2003
  • Your Child's Hearing Loss: What Parents Need to Know; by Debby Waldman and Jackson Roush; Plural Publishing, 2nd ed, 2009

Other Resources

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc.
347 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

Cochlear Implant Association, Inc.
5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Suite 440
Washington, DC 20015

American Society for Deaf Children
P.O. Box 3355
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Boys Town National Research Hospital
555 North 30th St.
Omaha, NE 68131

National Association for the Deaf
Non-profit organization which focuses on advocacy and legal rights, deaf community and culture, interpreting, and technology.

Listen-Up Web
Created by a parent of a child with severe hearing loss, this site aims to be a one-stop source of information with links to parent discussion list, online bookstore, and other resources.

SKI-HI Institute
6500 Old Main Hill Rd.
Logan, UT 84322

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Pediatric Advisor 2012.2 published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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