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Resources for Educators of Students with Hearing Loss
Best Practices in Education of Students with Hearing Loss


Illinois Best Practices Guide, Revised June 2015

Developed by the ISHI Illinois Agenda Committee


ISHI Comparative Matrix

Compares National Agenda and Educational Options Task Force recommendations


ISBE- Illinois Learning Standards

ISBE Guidance on Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Notification of Services from Illinois School for the Deaf

Research and Publications

Pediatric Cochlear Implantation Learning and the Brain Editors: Young, Nancy M, Iler Kirk, Karen (Eds.):  2016 hardbound book which includes well-respected contributors.  Book is divided into 6 sections and has 23 chapters.   Each chapter has a list of references that can provide additional information.  


"I Have a Child With a Cochlear Implant in My Preschool Classroom. Now What?" Published in Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol 49, NO 1 pp 41-48.

Determining a Student's Readiness to Successfully Use Interpreting Services by Cindy Huff
Published in Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, v11 n1 p30-34 Spr-Sum 2010

Statewide Deaf/Hard of Hearing Education Programs and Services


Illinois School for the Deaf


Illinois Service Resource Center (ISRC)


Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission


Deaf/Hard of Hearing Advocate of the Year


Gallaudet University Midwest Regional Center


Resources for Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Choices for Parents

Guide By Your Side

Illinois Hands and Voices

Illinois Service Resource Center

Resources for Teachers of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Illinois Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ITDHH)

Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss

Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children: Recommended Practices

Auditory Processing Disorder

List of Audiologists who Evaluate and Diagnose Auditory Processing Disorders (complied October 2016)


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