Resources A to Z

Please note that the views, opinions and information provided within the links and articles listed below do not necessarily reflect those of Thrive. Thrive is an unbiased organisation seeking to bring information from all perspectives into one easily accessible place so that you have the tools to ensure you are making educated decisions when raising your deaf or hard of hearing child.

Abuse Cochlear Implants Grandparents Microtia Sign Language
Advocacy Deaf Plus Grief Milestones Simulation
Audiology Discipline Grommets Parenting Sleep
Auditory Verbal Therapy Deaf Friendly Hearing Pendred Syndrome Socialising
Autism and Hearing Loss Ear Hearing Loss Persona Doll Speech Banana
Audiogram Equipping your child Hearing Test Playtime Support
How do Audiologists test hearing? Educating Deaf children Hearing Aids Potential Swimming
Auditory Neuropathy Ear Infections Informed choice Reading Teenagers
Behavior Early Intervention Inspiration Resilience Terminology
Bias (Quality content coming very soon) FM Systems Language Rights Theory of mind
Bilingualism (Quality content coming very soon) Fathers Listening School Travel
Communication Fun Stuff Manners Self Esteem Usher Syndrome
Cued Speech Genetics Mental health Siblings Wellbeing

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Abuse[TOP]

NSPCC Underwear rule – Keeping your child safe from sexual abuse

Advocacy[TOP]

Advocating for your child

5 things to teach your deaf or hard of hearing child

Learning to become an advocate for your child

Audiology[TOP]

How do audiologists test a childs hearing?

Why should an audiologist test my childs hearing?

Auditory Verbal Therapy[TOP]

Auditory-Verbal therapy

Auditory-Verbal therapy

Autism and Hearing Loss[TOP]

Additional and Complex needs

Autism SA – Library

Deaf Autism Research Project – Facebook Page

Language and Communication with Children Who Are Deaf + ASD

SNAP for Autism

Sparklebox – Special Needs Resources

Audiology Online – Deafness with Autism

Autism Speaks, and Signs

Deafness and Autism Spectrum disorders

Audiogram[TOP]

The Audiogram

The Audiogram

How do Audiologists test hearing?[TOP]

How Audiologists test hearing

Auditory Neuropathy[TOP]

What is Auditory Neuropathy?

NIDCD – All about Auditory Neuropathy

Auditory Neuropathy – Olivers Story


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Behavior[TOP]

Behaviour Modification – B. Birdsey May 2015

Behavior Management for Deaf Children – M. Williams Part 1

Behavior Management for Deaf Children – M. Williams Part 2.1

Behavior Management for Deaf Children – M. Williams Part 2.2

What I wish I had known when my deaf child was little – Jane Russell

Bias (Quality content coming very soon)[TOP]

Bilingualism (Quality content coming very soon)[TOP]


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Communication[TOP]

Making choices about Communication – NDCS

Communicating with your baby

Communication choices and decision-making

Tips on communicating with a deaf child

Cued Speech[TOP]

Cued speech and cued language – Lynette Diederichs

What is Cued speech?

Cochlear Implants[TOP]

What the world sounds like through a Cochlear Implant

NIDCD – Information on Cochlear Implants

General Info


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Deaf Plus[TOP]

What is Deaf Plus?

Info and resources for parents of deaf children with additional needs

Deaf children with additional needs – and other resources

Discipline[TOP]

What is discipline?

Discipline for various ages

Disciplining a child with hearing loss

Deaf Friendly[TOP]

Making Christmas Deaf Friendly


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Ear[TOP]

How the ear works

Equipping your child[TOP]

5 things to teach your deaf or hard of hearing child.

Educating Deaf children[TOP]

Educating Deaf children Q & A

Educating Deaf children Q & A

Ear Infections[TOP]

Ear Infections in children – What you need to know

Early Intervention[TOP]

Getting started with Early Intervention

How Early Intervention can make a difference – Research and trends


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FM Systems[TOP]

FM Amplification

All about FM

Hearing Aid choices – FM Systems

Hearing Aid – FM Simulation. Captioned version

Fathers[TOP]

You and your deaf child – A fathers guide

Fun Stuff[TOP]

The Buzz


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Genetics[TOP]

The genetics of hearing loss

Grandparents[TOP]

Grandparents – Your role

Grief[TOP]

Coping with the diagnosis

Grommets[TOP]

Glue ear and grommets

Glue ear


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Hearing[TOP]

Signs of hearing in babies

Hearing Loss[TOP]

What causes hearing loss?

Conductive Hearing Loss

Your child’s hearing level

Learning with a hearing loss

Growing up with a hearing loss

Unilateral hearing loss diagnosis, now what?

Hearing Test[TOP]

How audiologists test hearing

Hearing Aids[TOP]

Hearing Aids – All you need to know

Hearing Aids – General Info

Hearing Aids – More general info

Using hearing aids on babies under 6 months old

Using hearing aids on babies over 6 months old

Hearing aid checklist

Make your own hearing aid bonnet


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Informed choice[TOP]

Making informed choices

Making informed choices – How do we decide?

Making the right decision

Inspiration[TOP]

Youtue – Not hearing loss, deaf gain

Youtube – Nice to meet you

Youtube – Navigating deafness in a hearing world


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Language[TOP]

Language and learning

Laura Petitto with Sanjay Gupta – What science has learnt about early language development

Listening[TOP]

Getting your hearing impaired toddler to listen


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Manners[TOP]

Teaching your baby basic manners

Mental health[TOP]

Chidrens mental health – A parent guide

Microtia[TOP]

All you need to know about Microtia

Milestones[TOP]

Milestones of speech, language and communication development


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Parenting[TOP]

Positive Parenting

Pendred Syndrome[TOP]

All you need to know about Pendred syndrome

Persona Doll[TOP]

Persona Doll Training – Official website

Exploring the Persona Doll approach with Hope

Playtime[TOP]

Playtime and deaf children

Learning through play

Potential[TOP]

Maximising your potential

Pneumococcal Meningitis Prevention[TOP]

Pneumococcal Meningitis Prevention


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Reading[TOP]

Sharing a book with your deaf child

Reading with your deaf or hard of hearing child

Creative ways to teach your child to read and make reading fun

Resilience[TOP]

Building resilience in your child

Rights[TOP]

UN Convention on the Rights or persons with disabilities


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School[TOP]

Preparing your child for school

Classroom tips for you deaf child in a mainstream school

How listener-friendly is your classroom?

Co-enrollment

Self Esteem[TOP]

Self Esteem for children

Siblings[TOP]

Siblings of deaf children with additional needs

Siblings of a child with hearing loss

Sign Language[TOP]

Why is early exposure to Sign Language so important?

Signing Exact English (SEE)

Youtube – What the eyes reveal about the brain

Simulation[TOP]

Hearing Loss Simulations – Understanding Audiograms and the impact of the Speech Banana

The real sounds of hearing loss

Hearing Aid – FM Simulation

Sleep[TOP]

Helping your deaf child sleep well

Socialising[TOP]

Socialising with a hearing loss

Speech Banana[TOP]

Speech Banana – Selvarani Moodley

Support[TOP]

2014_AJA_Article MOODIE (1)

Swimming[TOP]

Swimming and your deaf child


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Teenagers[TOP]

Teens – A challenging age to have hearing loss

Understanding and supporting teenage students with hearing loss

Terminology[TOP]

Terminology for deafness

Theory of mind[TOP]

How young children develop “Theory of mind”

Travel[TOP]

Travelling tips for young deaf people


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Usher Syndrome[TOP]

All you need to know about Usher Syndrome


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Wellbeing[TOP]

Promoting a sense of wellbeing in young children


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