An information resource for researchers as well as the general public. It features:
American Sign Language: Quick Facts
Gen “Y” Asks Why Not?
Has Your Baby’s Hearing Been Screened?
How Loud Is Too Loud? (bookmark)
How Loud Is Too Loud? (interactive sound ruler)
How Loud Is Too Loud? (video clip)
Silence Isn’t Always Golden
Speech and Language Developmental Milestones
Swat’z New? A Fly That’s Setting the Hearing World Abuzz
Ten Ways to Recognize Hearing Loss (bookmark quiz)
Travel Inside the Ear (video clip)
What Are the Communication Considerations for Parents of Deaf and
What Is Sound? (video clip)
ENC’s mission is to identify effective curriculum resources, create high-quality professional development materials, and disseminate useful information and products to improve K–12 mathematics and science teaching and learning.
Contains fact sheets and other information resources on noise, from the League for the Hard of Hearing, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for infants, children, and adults with all degrees of hearing loss.
An interactive, educational site about sound. It was developed by students as part of a ThinkQuest science competition. (ThinkQuest Inc. is a nonprofit organization that offers programs designed to advance education through the use of technology.) You can click on the following sections:
A national campaign sponsored by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. It includes links to about 90 member organizations and information about the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.
Have WISE EARS! for Life