Department of Audiology Resources

Early Intervention Resources

Healthy Hearing

It’s a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing.® is a national public education campaign aimed at preteens (children ages 8 to 12), their parents, and other educators with the goal of increasing awareness of the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.

Hearing Loss

Provides information about advocacy, networking opportunities, public awareness through its new consumer website, volunteer opportunities and more.

ASHA is the national professional, scientific and credentialing association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language support personnel; and students.

Learn about the methods used to test hearing aids on babies and young children and how they're different than those used on adults.

Hands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Educational Materials

Federally funded technical assistance and dissemination center that supports high school, college, graduate and professional school students with any amount of hearing loss and their schools effectively prepare for and access college, job training and a wide range of skilled and professional careers.

Designed to assist persons who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind in the development, acquisition or updating of skills that will enable them to secure or maintain employment.

Penn State Educational Equity website provides a comprehensive checklist that students with disabilities and their parents can use to help prepare them for a post-secondary education.

Hearing Aid and Assistive Technology

Offers products for people with any level of hearing loss, from assistive products like vibrating alarm clocks and loud, amplified telephones, to books and DVDs on sign language and improving interpreting skills.

Offers accessible videos to assist you in navigating your iOS device as well as a list of third-party apps that create telecommunication access for individuals with disabilities.

Find information about childhood hearing loss, how to empower children, hearing solutions for teens and resources for parents and caregivers.

Offers different types of hearing aids and wireless communication solutions for infants, children and teens with hearing loss.

Implantable Technology

AB develops cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that restores hearing to those with severe-to-profound hearing loss.

Cochlear Corporation has helped more than 250,000 people hear through life-changing hearing implant technology.


This animated video illustrates how sounds travel from the ear to the brain, where they are interpreted and understood.

Olivia and her horse

Olivia, who was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, is a champion horseback rider. She tells her story in this video.