Resources

Status of Hearing Loss in the United States:

  • 36 million Americans have some form of hearing loss
  • 26 million Americans have noise-induced hearing loss that could have been prevented
  • 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children are born deaf or with a hearing loss
  • 60 percent of the people with hearing loss are either in the work force or in educational settings

Support:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association – http://www.asha.org/

Hearing Health Foundation – http://www.hhf.org/

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) – http://www.hearingloss.org/

Missouri First Steps – http://dese.mo.gov/se/fs/

Kids with Hearing Loss Support Group – http://www.kidsandhearingloss.org/

Luke’s Team:

James Forsen, MD (ENT) – http://www.soundhealthservices.com/content/james-w-forsen-md

Laurie Preusser, M.Ed., CED (Teacher of the Deaf) – http://www.moogcenter.org/LIVE/OurStaff/LauriePreusser/tabid/139/Default.aspx

Margaret Mueller, MD (Pediatrician) – http://www.mercy.net/practice/mercy-clinic-st-charles-county-pediatrics-st-peters

Megan Cahill, AuD, CCC-A (Audiologist) – http://www.moogcenter.org/FacultyStaff/MeganCahill.aspx

Steven Goodrich, MD (Opthamologist) – http://www.goodrichmd.com/

Steven Rothman, MD (Neurologist) – http://www.stl-childneuro.com/

Luke’s School:

The Moog Center for Deaf Education – http://www.moogcenter.org/

Speech:

The First 100 Words – http://teachmetotalk.com/2008/02/12/first-100-words-advancing-your-toddlers-vocabulary-with-words-and-signs/

Additional Information:

http://www.asha.org/public/

http://www.hearingloss.org/content/understanding-hearing-loss

http://www.phonak.com/com/b2c/en/hearing/understanding_hearingloss/how_hearing_loss_sounds.html

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/04/06/175945670/the-real-sounds-of-hearing-loss

http://www.hearinglosshelp.com/articles/kindsofhearinglosses.htm

http://hearingrevolution.com/understanding-your-audiogram/

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