Multimedia and Tools About Hearing Loss
Role of CDC in Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (in ASL)
In American Sign Language, a CDC epidemiologist briefly describes CDC’s role in early hearing detection and intervention. (No audio, but with captioning – captions may be turned on and video quality adjusted from the YouTube player settings menu).
Hurricanes: American Sign Language (ASL) Videos
To help deaf and hearing-impaired persons stay safe before, during, and after a disaster, CDC offers the following American Sign Language (ASL) public service announcement videos.
Spanish Language Video
Qué tan bien oye su hijo? Lo que los padres deben saber (How well can your child hear? What parents need to know)
Latino families describe their real-life experiences when they received “did not pass” or “refer” results for their babies’ hearing screening. In this culturally appropriate Spanish-language video, they tell how they felt when they were given the results and what they did next. Their stories provide facts and encouragement to help parents seek out the follow-up services their baby needs
A 30-second and a 60-second radio public service announcement (PSA) in Spanish to:
- Increase awareness of newborn screening for hearing loss
- Encourage parents to follow up if a loss is identified and
- Promote the availability of intervention services among Hispanic audiences
PSA Title: La evaluación de la audición en los recién nacidos es importante para su desarrollo (Newborn Hearing Screening Is Important for Development)