Tag Archive: Facts

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 […]

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 […]

July 1st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Maximizing Brain Adaptability: Enhancing Listening for Language Development, Speech Perception, and Music Appreciation  Beverly Wright, Ph.D., Northwestern University, School of Communication  Kate Gfeller, Ph.D., University of Iowa, School of Music Pamela Souza, Ph.D., Northwestern University, […]

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

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In the past month, I’ve had some incredible opportunities to spend time with a group of children I don’t often see — children with typical hearing — teaching them about hearing loss and how better […]

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

The World Health Organization has designated today, March 3rd, as International Ear Care Day.  According to the WHO, approximately 50% of cases of hearing loss worldwide could be avoided through primary prevention techniques.  In my time […]

January 5th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , | 16 Comments »

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Whenever people ask me what I do, I tell them that I help families of children with hearing loss teach their children to listen and speak without the use of sign language.  Inevitably, the next […]

December 17th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

When parents find out that their child has hearing loss, one of the first questions they ask is often, “Why?” Some causes of hearing loss are easy to determine:  the child has outer or middle […]

September 10th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

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In the United States, there are significant differences in insurance coverages from state to state, and even between plans from different insurance carriers.  This information is intended to be a general overview with tips that […]