Tag Archive: Research

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 16th, 2014 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

When I tell people that my job is teaching children with hearing loss to listen and talk without the use of sign language, it usually stops people in their tracks for a minute.  The first […]

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 […]

September 5th, 2014 by | Tags: , | Comments Off

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, d*mned lies, and statistics.”  – Mark Twain It can certainly seem that way, can’t it?  Most people are not given the opportunity to take a rigorous research methods […]

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, […]

February 16th, 2014 by | Tags: , | Comments Off

Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey on Dating, Relationships, Marriage… and Hearing Loss.  The wait is over!  Though we published an infographic featuring some of the results as part of our Valentine’s […]