Deafness and Hard of Hearing
Name of Site: National Association for the Deaf
Purpose of Site: To promote, protect, and preserve
the rights of deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
Recommended Sections: “Advocacy” and
“Info Center” sections address current issues in deaf
culture and deaf education information.
Name of Site: University of Illinois: Resources
for Working with Youth with Special Needs: Deaf/Hearing Impaired
Purpose of Site: This site includes a description
of the causes and types of hearing impairments, as well as strategies
for successful inclusion of students with hearing impairments.
Resources for Sign Language:
The Center for Disability Information at Indiana University hosts
a site for kids which provides visuals of sign language symbols
and riddles to test knowledge of the signs.
Handspeak, a site of visual language, offers video clips of the
signs to selected words. In the “Classic” section, choose