Newly-Diagnosed Hearing Loss

  • Here is a list of frequently asked questions
    (and their answers)
  • I just found out my child has a hearing loss. Where do I go from here?Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed an educational resource for parents of children with newly diagnosed hearing loss. The CD-ROM is entitled, A Parent’s Guide to Hearing Loss. It was devloped and reviewed by both parents and professionals.

    The CD-ROM, which is available free of charge, includes information about hearing loss and communication options as well as information about programs and services to help parents and their children.

    For more information, or to request a copy of this material, email ehdi@cdc.gov or visit cdc.gov/ncbddd/ehdi

  • Where can I find out what the options are for communicating with my child?The book Choices In Deafness is a good place to start. You can get a free copy from the Read Educational Center in Mount Prospect, IL. Click here to print an order form.
  • Where can I find a Parent Manual that will help guide me?
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