The following websites have information about deafness and hearing loss in multiple languages. Information in these languages may be country-specific when referring to systems and that should be explained to families. Country-specific information is typically developed according to the cultural norms and values of the specific country in which the information has been developed.
NCHAM: NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEARING ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT
STATE PARENT INFORMATION ABOUT EHDI PROGRAMS (Early Hearing Detection and intervention) in multiple languages
Many states provide information in Spanish
See Hawaii for South Pacific Island languages: Chinese, Chuukese, Ilocano, Japanese, Korean, Marshallese, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, Vietnamese
See California for Spanish, Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Lao, Russian, Vietnamese, Persian, Tagalog,
Georgia: Spanish, Korean Vietnamese
Massachusetts: Creole, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish
Michigan: Spanish, Arabic,
Minnesota: Hmong, Somali, Spanish
Missouri: Spanish, Bosnian, Vietnamese
New Jersey: Arabic, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
Pennsylvania: Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese
Washington: Spanish, Russian
COCHLEAR CORPORATION: LISTENING AND SPOKEN LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Websites both for the United States and Internationally are available. Different rehabilitation tools have been developed in different languages.
Listen, Learn and Talk
Language: English, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, French, Greek, Italian,
Spanish Swedish, Norwegian, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese
Focusing on the natural bond that exists between parents and their children, this auditory habilitation tool consists of a book and DVD. This program has been developed for both parents and professionals to compliment their child’s habilitation program. The program follows the natural development of the child from birth to school age, and contains ideas and strategies for developing spoken language through listening.
Integrated Scales of Development
English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean,Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.
This comprehensive developmental chart identifies milestones in listening, receptive (what your child understands) and expressive (what your says) language speech, cognition (thinking) and social communication. A practical and easy to use form supports you in tracking your child’s development over the long term.
Language: English, Arabic
This resource includes a video, booklet and photocopiable sheets and demonstrates the art of parent-child conversation in everyday family life. The package is designed to support the timely development of parent-child spoken language communication in daily life using the principles that a professional would coach through a good auditory model but demonstrating these techniques in daily routines in the family home.
REHABILITATION RESOURCES FROM MEDEL IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES:
Languages: English, Turkish, Russian, Arabic, German, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Czech, French, Italian, Japanese, Swedish, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayan, Sinhala, Korean, Mandarin, Romanian, Portuguese Brazilian, Danish, Farsi, Portuguese, French Canadian, Spanish Latino America, Spanish USA, English USA, Indonesian, Marathi,
HEARING AUSTRALIA: CHOICES PUBLICATION
Languages: English, Greek, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Spanish
Tips for Parents, What is early intervention, People Involved, Hearing Loss and Hearing Tests, How we hear, Hearing Loss, How Audiologists Test Hearing, Newborn Hearing Screening, What is an Audiogram, How Hearing Loss is Described, Hearing Aids: The Basics, What do Hearing Aids Do, Daily Hearing Check, Communication options, The Deaf Community
GAMES AND ACTIVITIES FOR LISTENING AND LANGUAGE: LISTENING FOR LITTLES (Dave Sindry – Speech at Home, Inc.) English and Spanish
The website is available in English and Spanish
SKI HI CURRICULUM (English/Spanish)
MOOG CENTER: TEACHING ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING (English/Spanish)
Communication Tips for Friends
Tips for Kids
My Baby and Me: A book about teaching your child to talk
Teaching Activities for Children who are deaf or hard of hearing
Cued Speech Association website can be translated into many languages – go to the top of the website to change language
General information about Cued Speech
Cue sheets have been adapted to more than 50 languages. View the archives for cue sheets in other languages
Speech discrimination tests in many languages
Speech discrimination tests in Arabic, Cantonese, Cebuano, Ethiopian (Amarigna, Tigrigna, and Oromiffa), French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tongan, Vietnamese
Auditory tests: Non-verbal, Non-Linguistic
IDA INSTITUTE: DENMARK
The Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organization working to build a community that embraces person-centered care. Together with clinicians, academics, and people with hearing loss around the world, the institute helps people develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to better manage hearing loss.
Languages: English, Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
IDA TOOLS APP
GALLAUDET: CLERC CENTER
Multicultural Considerations: Resources in Chinese, Spanish
Resources in Chinese
Resources in Spanish