The SKI*HI Model:
Web Resources for Parents with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers

SKI*HI Model Title Page

Communication Methodology
Topic 1
Topic 2
Topic 3
Topic 4
Topic 5
Topic 7

Hearing Aid Program
Topic 3
Topic 5
Topic 8

ASL Program
Suggestions Page
Topic 15

CED Website


Kent State University graduate students (1999-2000) in deaf education master's degree program studied the SKI*HI Model as a part of the federal training grant for educating students in early intervention for deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers. As a part of their training, they researched the Internet for web sites to support some of the Topics covered in the SKI*HI Model for both parents and parent advisors to learn more about specific topics by using the Internet. 

The SKI*HI Model was developed by the SKI*HI Institute, a part of Utah State University. The information pertaining to the SKI*HI Model is from this source: Watkins, S. & Clark, T. C. (1993). The SKI*HI model: A resource manual for family-centered home-based programming for infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children with hearing impairment. Logan, UT: SKI*HI Institute, Utah State University.