Tag Archive: ASL

September 8th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Even parents who have chosen a listening and spoken language outcome for their children often ask, “Should we use baby signs?” just to fill the gap during the time from identification to cochlear implantation, or […]

July 2nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

In this recap: Complicated Cochlear Implant Cases and Evidence Based Data to Support Early Cochlear Implantation   Complicated Cochlear Implant CasesTed Meyer, M.D., Ph.D.Meredith Holcomb, Au.D., CCC-A  Meyer, a surgeon, and Holcomb, and audiologist, both […]

January 1st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

JessicaAndKarina

Jessica, my sister who is also a bilateral cochlear implant recipient, has been mainstreamed at a local public high school that just so happens to have a large program for deaf students in metro-Boston area. […]

March 3rd, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , | 6 Comments »

“The solution for “Switched at Birth” was to make sure every scene included a deaf character: ‘The truth is, when you’re around people who are deaf, it’s considered rude not to sign if you know […]

December 9th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

TED Talk: Karl White: Establishing a sound foundation for children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Check out this fantastic TED talk by Karl White at Utah State University on the importance of early identification and intervention for children with hearing loss.  He thoroughly explains the differences in raising children with […]

May 15th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop on bilingual speech-language pathology.  As the United States becomes more diverse, more and more SLPs and other professionals are facing caseloads with clients who are […]

January 16th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments »

Some important new legislation is coming to the House of the Indiana State Legislature this session: HB 1367.  This bill proposes the creation of local, independent, non-biased resource center to provide children identified with hearing […]

June 17th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

This post is written by a Deaf parent of a deaf child with bilateral cochlear implants. How?? One may wonder how a child from a signing household is able to develop listening and speaking skills. […]