Internet Resource Links Related to Hearing Loss

Transition Links

  • Post-ITT www.wri-edu.org/postitt
    This is a GREAT website to help students with disabilities get ready for their transition from high school to college. The 38 lessons guide students to develop a better understanding of their disabilities, the range of accommodations, and advocating for services in postsecondary settings. In addition, contact information for disability services providers in postsecondary institutions in Washington and Oregon are listed. The lessons can also be downloaded and printed.
  • Gates to Adventure http://outcome.mcpo.org/GatesToAdventure/ Free online training designed for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, ages 14-adult. The instructional goal of the training is to enhance students' understanding of skills needed for successful transition from secondary to postsecondary education.
  • Orientation to Serving College Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing http://216.17.14.151/cover.htm Free online training designed for education professionals who are serving students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Others who may benefit from completion of the training include prospective employers of deaf and hard of hearing students and beginning students preparing for careers in deaf education, audiology, communication disorders, rehabilitation, or sign language interpreting. The instructional goal of the project is to provide a basic understanding of hearing loss and its implications for communication and learning in a secondary or postsecondary setting. The training is offered at no charge, and individuals who complete the training in one sitting may download and print an official certificate of completion issued by PEPNet.
  • Transition Resource Library http://academic.gallaudet.edu/KWDN/Libraries/TransitionLIB.nsf?opendatabase
  • School-to-Work Support and Info http://www.worksupport.com/Archives/curriculumBridge.asp
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