Deafness Resources

Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth (CDHY) Outreach Team provides assistance to a school districts in their commitment to provide a free and appropriate education for their deaf and hard of hearing students. The outreach team can help districts assess the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing students and be a resource in providing appropriate services.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association offers information on hearing losses, language development and auditory processing disorders.

Deafness. A hearing impairment so severe that the student is impaired in processing linguistic information through hearing, with or without amplification, that adversely affects a student’s educational performance.