Tag Archive: Babies

December 22nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

We know that getting a cochlear implant is not an instant fix.  Speech, language, and listening skills do not magically appear after activation, and progress is on everyone’s minds.  How does progress happen?  How much is […]

December 9th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

Many auditory verbal techniques are not rocket science.  They’re simple suggestions and tweaks to your everyday routines — little changes that can make a BIG difference in your child’s ability to listen and talk.  What’s […]

November 17th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

From babies to seniors, if there is someone with hearing loss on your gift list this year, check out these suggestions to help you pick the perfect present.      For babies, toddlers, and children: Check […]

November 12th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

When an infant or toddler first receives hearing technology, it’s an exciting day!  Shortly after, though, parents want to know, “When will he start to talk?”  Stop and listen for a minute.  Do you hear […]

November 3rd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

Hearing is an incredible gift, and one that people with hearing loss and their families do not take for granted.  Here are some ideas for how to make your “Hearing Birthday” (the anniversary of your/your […]

October 23rd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Here are some of the most common questions I hear about speech, articulation, and people with hearing loss. My child is [age] and doesn’t say the [b, f, s, k, etc.] sound yet.  Is that okay? […]

October 20th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

When you meet someone new, one of the first questions we tend to ask is, “What do you do?”  When I tell people that I teach children with hearing loss to listen and speak, it’s […]

September 15th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

One of my favorite things to do as an Auditory Verbal Therapist is to meet with families of newly identified children for their initial evaluation.  It’s such a privilege for me to be able to […]