Hearing Impairment

Assessment and Treatment of Behavioral Disorders in Children with Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review
This study assessed the association of behavioral disorders among children who are deaf and hard of hearing and explores behavioral interventions for children in this population.
Authors: Diana Bigler, Kristen Burke, Nicholas Laureano, Kristan Alfonso, Julie Jacobs, and Matthew Bush
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

Educational Service Guidelines for the Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This document was created after an in-depth review of several states’ educational guidelines. Networking, partnership, and collaboration are essential to building capacity, and the place to begin is with common knowledge and focus. This tool is meant as a guidance document for deaf education. It consists of standards addressing the following areas: Identification and Referral, Assessment of Unique Needs, Instruction and Learning, Support for Instruction and Learning, and Parent, Family, and Community Involvement.
Publisher: The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness

Educating Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Guide for Professionals in General Education Settings
This is an online, three-module resource that is designed to equip general education professionals serving grades K-12 with the knowledge and skills they need for working with deaf and hard of hearing students in the classroom or school environment.
Publisher: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Hearing Loss Factsheet (for Schools)
This factsheet provides information on what teachers should know about students with hearing loss and how to support their learning in the classroom.
Publication Date: March 2021
Publisher: KidsHealth

Laws Impacting Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
This article covers the federal laws impacting students who are deaf and hard of hearing. The information covers Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Publisher: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Optimizing Outcomes for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Educational Service Guidelines
These guidelines are designed to assist special and general education administrators, teachers, specialized instructional support personnel and family members with essential guidelines and principles that will promote this shared goal.
Publication Date: July 2019
Publisher: National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Students with Cochlear Implants: Guidelines for Educational Planning
This comprehensive set of guidelines is a tool designed to facilitate planning discussions surrounding the educational supports and services essential for each student using cochlear implant technology.
Publisher: Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

What Educators Need to Know
This list provides educators with an introduction to what they need to know to serve students with cochlear implants.
Publication Date: December 2017
Publisher: U.S. Food and Drug Administration