Questions to ask when you need more support

  1. Can you help me meet another parent or find a family support organization? [LEARN MORE]
  2. Where can I find resources, such as family support, early intervention services, school-age services, and funding in my area? [LEARN MORE]

Keep in mind:
  • When parents first learn that their child has hearing loss, they usually have many questions.
  • A good source of support and information is other parents of children with hearing loss.
  • These parents and caregivers have had to deal with many of the same issues and questions that you have now.
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Keep in mind:
  • For children of any age, your state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program can link you to resources available in your area To find contacts for your state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program, go to: www.infanthearing.org/status/cnhs.php
  • Early Intervention services may be available to children under the age of three. This links to each state’s Part C (Early Intervention) program: ectacenter.org/contact/ptccoord.asp
  • If your child is 3 years or older, your local school district can also identify resources available in your area
  • This resource ectacenter.org/families.asp page helps families understand their rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), connect with other families, and find high-quality resources related to caring for infants, toddlers and young children with disabilities.
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