Tag Archive: Tips and Tricks

October 6th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Learning to use the toilet is a big developmental milestone for toddlers, and a big challenge for parents!  How can parents successfully navigate this age and stage, especially when you add hearing loss to the […]

September 30th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Here are five simple strategies you can use to encourage your child to expand their expressive language at home.  At first, it may seem overwhelming to keep them all in your “toolbox.”  That’s okay!  I […]

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

The day you’ve been waiting for is finally here!  After the process of candidacy assessments, choosing a device, and surgery, it’s finally time to activate the cochlear implant.  I’ve written before about what to expect in the first few […]

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

On your mark… get set… go! In a track and field competition, runners race around the track, jumping hurdle after hurdle in an attempt to be the first to the finish line.  It’s an incredible […]

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

If you’re looking for our Ultimate College Guide for university students or high schoolers with hearing loss considering post-secondary education, click HERE.  If you’re interested in information for preschool through high school students with hearing […]

July 10th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

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What should I do with previous generations of CI processors that I have around the house? A family member passed away and now I have her hearing aids.  Who could use them? What should I do with […]

July 6th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Flashcard-Free Vocabulary-4

  Children with hearing loss are at particular risk for deficits in vocabulary.  Even when children perform within normal limits when compared to hearing peers on other language measures, receptive (understanding) and expressive (using) vocabulary can […]

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

How many times have you been humming along in a conversation with a child when suddenly, a simple question stops him in his tracks?  Once you get beyond the rote answers to, “What’s your name?” […]