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Where can I find information about schools for deaf and hard of hearing students?

There are many good resources available.  Don't stop here: About Deaf Schools.

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Where can I find information on laws about education for deaf and hard of hearing students?

There are many good resources available.  Don't stop with these: Laws & Statutes; DeafLinx.; and National Center on Educational Outcomes.

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Is there an organized, tried and true program to help my deaf child learn to read and develop an appreciation for books?

There sure is!  Start with Gallaudet's Shared Reading Program (SRP); but don't stop there.  Keep asking questions.

Also, get the book Signing For Reading Success.

You may also be interested in browsing this site's educator of the deaf resource page.

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Where can I go for a broad overview of information related to deaf children from birth to age 21?

Gallaudet offers a fantastic place to start at its Info To Go center.

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What about cochlear implants?  My physician and family are recommending CIs, but I need information.

Of course you do!  Start here but don't stop asking questions.

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Are there any online groups (chat boards, ListServs, newsgroups) for parents of deaf children?

Kent State University hosts one.  ListenUp is popular.  

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What are the various approaches to communication access in public schools?

BabyHearing.org offers a summary of most communication access approaches.

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Where can I get information about financial resources to aid in financing my deaf child's college education?

PEPNet.org is a wonderful resource.

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I need a GREAT resource to help me teach my child to write good English sentences, paragraphs, and essays for school.  Help?!

Ray Gosa is an award-winning teacher who has published exactly the book you are looking for,  Please, please give yourself, your child, and his or her teachers the gift of Mr. Gosa's effective and easy-to-use advice: Get Thirty-Six Stars today - it's less than twenty bucks and worth many times that.

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