Tag Archive: New Parents

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

Here are some of the questions I hear most frequently regarding students with hearing loss and their education, from preschool to college graduation and beyond!   Do students with hearing loss have to go to special […]

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 […]

December 4th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

Testing and evaluations bring up many emotions in parents and children alike.  Used well, a comprehensive evaluation provides a measure of the child’s progress and a road map for the way forward.  But how are […]

November 26th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

I often hear from frustrated parents, “My child knows A, my child knows B, so why on earth can’t she make a sentence with A and B together?  I’m pulling my hair out!”  Moving from […]

November 21st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Hearing technology can provide incredible access to sound for speech, language, cognitive, and social development.  However, one of the most basic reasons people choose hearing aids, cochlear implants, or Baha devices for themselves or for […]

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 […]