September 17, 2021

Resources for Families of Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children

A new tool is available to help families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) connect with family supports, organizations, and resources.

New Tool Supports Families of DHH Children

Brought to you by the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM), the Just in Time tool connects families with organizations, programs, and resources that support deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) children.

Family Resources

Just in Time features a long list of organizations and resources for families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Here’s a shortlist of them:

    • Baby Hearing – answers questions about infant hearing screening, follow-up testing, hearing devices, language, speech, and parenting issues. Available in English and Spanish.
    • CDC: A Parent’s Guide to Hearing Loss – features programs and services on understanding hearing loss and how hearing is tested; finding professionals with expertise in serving babies with hearing loss; fitting a baby with a hearing device; and family support groups.
    • Hands and Voices – a parent-driven organization that supports all families of children who are DHH. Available in English, Spanish, Russian, and other languages.

The tool also answers frequently asked questions about financial assistance, early intervention services, connecting with other families of DHH children, disability, communication, and more.

More Information

For more information, check out the Just in Time tool. For more news, visit our news page.