Alexander Graham Bell Organization (AG Bell) 
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention.

American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC)
The American Society for Deaf Children supports and educates families of deaf and hard of hearing children and advocates for high quality programs and services.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students. This page contains state, federal and national resources to assist in advocacy efforts for Early, Hearing Detection and Intervention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) EHDI
CDC’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program is committed to hearing loss surveillance, research, and health education. Our goal is to help children with hearing loss reach their full potential. These pages contain helpful information for families, hearing health professionals and state EHDI program staff.

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) State Coordinators 
This page includes primary contacts for EHDI State Coordinators and is maintained by the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Intervention (NCHAM).

Hands & Voices
Hands & Voices is a nationwide non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families and their children who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as the professionals who serve them. We are a parent-driven, parent/professional collaborative group that is unbiased towards communication modes and methods. Our diverse membership includes those who are deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing impaired and their families who communicate orally, with signs, cue, and/or combined methods. We exist to help our children reach their highest potential.

Hearing First

Hearing First The Hearing First website is a multimedia digital experience and connection point designed to link families who have chosen listening and spoken language (LSL) for their children with hearing loss, and the professionals who work with them, with the resources, information, tools, community and learning experiences they need to ensure the children in their lives succeed.

My Baby’s Hearing 
This page was developed and maintained by Boys Town National Research Hospital. This parent-friendly site contains helpful information about childhood hearing loss in both English and Spanish.

National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language. This page contains information about hearing loss, hearing screening, ear infections, communication methods and devices, and prevention of hearing loss.

Resources for Students with Hearing Loss or Deaf-Blindness: Programs (

New Jersey Department of Education- Special Education

Success For Kids With Hearing Loss

A clearing house of information, resources and materials for parents and professionals established to improve outcomes for children with hearing loss.

College Planning Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities

The Right to Special Education in New Jersey

The New Jersey Parent Resource Guide for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

New Jersey’s Birth to Three Early Learning Standards