This book describes challenges that hearing-impaired children face, and how one child overcomes them to live a normal, happy life. This attractively illustrated picture storybook series encourages kids to understand themselves and overcome problems that have troubled them. Following each story are four pages of suggested activities that relate to the book’s theme.
Lydia Denworth’s third son, Alex, was nearly two when he was identified with significant hearing loss that was likely to get worse. She wondered how would a child’s brain grow outside the world of sound? How would he communicate? Would he learn to read and write? An acclaimed science journalist as well as a mother,… More I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language
A young girl describes how her deaf sister experiences everyday things.
A young boy describes the frustrations caused by his deafness and the encouragement he receives from a deaf teenager that he can lead an active life.
The child is the “boss” of his loss because he knows how to make choices which help him manage his loss (where to sit, face others, tell someone if the FM system isn’t working, clean his hearing aids) very cute story.
Actual pictures of Jordan moving through his day at school and his after school activities, using a variety of tools and techniques to help him … His karate class also has students who have a profound loss and use sign language.
A Sherpa family discovers that their yaks are missing and young Kami is anxious to help. Kami is a spunky child who happens to be deaf and is unable to speak. In his search he encounters the rumblings of a fierce storm which quickly becomes more threatening. Surmounting his fear of being alone in the… More Kami and the Yaks
For the parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing children, this step-by-step guide offers hundreds of ideas and methods that work with children aged three to 12. It provides play activities to help parents enhance communication, solve problems and strengthen relationships in skillful, fun ways. Also, parenting techniques are presented to help parents set limits while avoiding… More Kid-Friendly Parenting With Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Children
A valuable resource for children who struggle with hearing problems, as well as those who do not, this is a story about Laurie, a special young girl with a problem that makes her different from a lot of the kids around her: she cannot hear. Sometimes she doesn’t understand what other people are saying, and… More Laurie
The perfect guide to signing for everyone! Never before has learning to sign been so simple and so much fun! Whether you are a teacher or a parent, this lively self-guided book of American Sign Language (ASL) will quickly become your kids’ new favorite teacher! Activities are for both the individual, and for groups (such… More Learn To Sign The Fun Way! Let Your Fingers Do The Talking With Games, Puzzles, and Activities in American Sign
Almigal is a spunky little girl with a big personality, who is determined to hear every sound in the universe. Almigal’s spirit and her cotton-candy pink cochlear implants will have everyone smiling. Endearing, lighthearted and informative, this book can be enjoyed by children with and without hearing loss. Ages 5-7
Is your baby hungry or tired? Does she have a tummy ache or does he just need a diaper change? It”s easy to know when you and your baby learn to sign together. Studies show that babies who sign develop increased vocabularies, experience less frustration, and begin to speak earlier. These short stories, playful pictures,… More Let’s Sign! Every Baby’s Guide to Communicating with Grownups
This book teaches children what deafness is and how some children become deaf. It discusses how hearing children can communicate with a deaf relative or classmate, and how deaf children are in no way lesser or deformed.
Listening to the Waves is a remarkably honest book written by 11 year old Regan Brady, a bilateral cochlear implant recipient. Through recounts of her daily life and adventures, Regan provides humor, insight, and advice to those interested in learning about cochlear implants and hearing loss, sure to inspire anyone to live their dreams!
This series educates young readers about a variety of special needs their peers live with every day. In a world where most educational and social systems are designed for people who can hear, being deaf or hard of hearing presents young people with a unique set of challenges. They must find ways to communicate and… More Living with a Special Need: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Meet Maya, a spunky girl from India who has profound hearing loss and wears cochlear implants. Meet Sid, Maya’s new friend who loves learning about anything and everything! Find out how they became friends. Learn cool facts about ears, the brain, sounds, and more! Join Maya and Sid on their first adventure!
Mandy stared out the window and shivered, She hated the dark; it made her so alone. At night she couldn’t sign to her friends or see anyone’s lips when they spoke. it felt as if the world ended at the edge of her flashlight beam. But she looked at Grandma’s tear-streaked face and bare collar.… More Mandy
A simple little book with MORE basic signs. Wonderful illustrations help children learn signs with help from a grown-up or on their own.
Moses and his classmates, who are all deaf, attend a concert. The percussionist performed in socks- so she could feel the music- as she was also deaf. Two full conversations in sign language are included. Wonderful story.
Moses goes to a special school, a public school for the deaf. He and all of his classmates are deaf or hard-of-hearing, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a lot to say to each other! They communicate in American Sign Language (ASL), using visual signs and facial expressions. Isaac Millman follows Moses through a… More Moses Goes to School