CSC Resources

  • Vital Signs: Health Care Access for Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Patients

    Vital Signs: Health Care Access for Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Patients

    Health Care Access for Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Patients – DeafYES! Center for Deaf Empowerment and RecoveryRead more ›

  • Microtia / Atresia and Hearing Loss

    Microtia / Atresia and Hearing Loss

    Microtia is a Latin word that means “Small Ear”. It can vary from the complete absence of the external ear to an ear that is normal in shape but smaller in size. Read more ›

  • Types of Hearing Loss – Part II

    Types of Hearing Loss – Part II

    Everyday in the United States, approximately 1 in 1,000 newborns (or 33 babies every day) is born profoundly deaf, another 2-3 out of 1,000 babies are born with a partial hearing loss, making hearing loss the number one birth defect in America.Read more ›

  • Treatments for Hearing Loss: Part II

    Treatments for Hearing Loss: Part II

    Most often, hearing loss treatment depends on what kind of hearing loss your child has and which specialists are the best suited to handle the treatment.Read more ›

  • A Special List of Specialists – Part II

    A Special List of Specialists – Part II

    Whether your child uses assistive technologies, is in the process of being evaluated, or is waiting for follow up testing, it is critical they have access to language, visual or verbal, from birth.Read more ›

  • Hearing Tests for Toddlers & Children

    Hearing Tests for Toddlers & Children

    Pediatric Audiological Evaluation (PAE), or behavioral hearing evaluations are used with children who are old enough (usually over 7 months) to respond to sounds either by turning their head or by playing a game.Read more ›

  • CSC Assistive Technology

    CSC Assistive Technology

    Discover a world of possibilities at the Community Services Center (CSC), where we proudly offer a range of assistive technology items for the community to explore and try out.Read more ›

  • What is a Speech Banana?

    What is a Speech Banana?

    A speech banana is a tool you can use to chart what your child can hear in a natural environment.Read more ›

  • Unilateral Hearing Loss

    Unilateral Hearing Loss

    Unilateral hearing loss (UHL) is when there is a hearing loss in one ear and normal hearing in the other ear. It may be congenital (from birth) or from something that happened after birth (medication, trauma, genetic).Read more ›

  • Types of Hearing Loss

    Types of Hearing Loss

    The ear has three parts: outer, middle and inner. Sound enters the ear through the ear canal (part of the outer ear), hits the eardrum (beginning of the middle ear) and shakes the three bones in the middle ear.Read more ›

  • Treatments for Hearing Loss

    Treatments for Hearing Loss

    Parents and Professionals work as a team to determine the most appropriate treatment for a child with hearing loss based on several factors: Is the loss permanent or temporary? Will the child be aided or not? Will surgery be an option later on or right away?Read more ›

  • A Special List of Specialists

    A Special List of Specialists

    Hearing loss is the number one birth defect in the United States. It often occurs alone, with no other mental or physical challenges to the child.Read more ›

  • Hearing Tests for Infants & Children

    Hearing Tests for Infants & Children

    When children with hearing loss receive timely and appropriate diagnostic and intervention services, they can have positive language, listening and speech outcomes.Read more ›

  • How to Read an Audiogram

    How to Read an Audiogram

    An audiogram is a graph to show the softest levels of sound your child can hear. It is a picture of the results of the hearing tests that are done by an audiologist.Read more ›

  • Sexual Assault Resources for Men

    Sexual Assault Resources for Men

    Sexual Assault Resources for Men – Hawaii Coalition Against Sexual AssaultRead more ›

  • Sexual Assault Resources for Women

    Sexual Assault Resources for Women

    Sexual Assault Resources for Women – Hawaii Coalition Against Sexual AssaultRead more ›

  • Simple Tips for Processing Grief and Shock: Maui

    Simple Tips for Processing Grief and Shock: Maui

    This resource provides some information and links regarding processing and healing grief and shock.Read more ›

  • Identifying Support in Your Life: A Worksheet

    Identifying Support in Your Life: A Worksheet

    This resource is to help you identify support for your life, especially useful in times of vulnerability, trauma, grief, or shock.Read more ›

  • 13 Ways to Help Yourself Feel Okay

    13 Ways to Help Yourself Feel Okay

    This resource provides some tips for releasing anxiety and promoting wellness.Read more ›

  • Where to Get Free Hearing Aids

    Where to Get Free Hearing Aids

    This list offers some ideas on where to get hearing aids for free in Hawai’i.Read more ›