Tag Archive: School

March 15th, 2015 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

About four years ago, I first met Nicole, whose mother and mine are good friends. Nicole and I instantly hit it off and became fast friends. Every now and then our mothers, Nicole, my sister, and […]

February 26th, 2015 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

My mom and Sam’s mom met in the CI Circle many years ago and became friends. Sam and I had never met in person until we attended the AG BELL Leadership Opportunities for Teens Program […]

February 14th, 2015 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

Happy Valentine’s Day! While Valentine’s Day is a day about love, I also like to think that Valentine’s Day is a day about appreciating friendship. Over the years, I have always wondered what it was […]

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 […]

September 7th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Phonological Awareness is the ability to detect, identify, and manipulate sounds and syllables in words. Phonological Awareness skills are CRUCIAL predictors of a child’s reading success. Children with hearing loss CAN develop phonological skills through […]

August 17th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Lots of attention in the CI world is focused on children implanted young — often before one year of age.  Research shows us that children who receive implants before two years of age have a […]

August 5th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

Mainstreaming and integration with hearing peers are crucial tenets of a listening and spoken language approach for children with hearing loss and their families.  How can parents and professionals evaluate mainstream preschool options to determine […]

July 9th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Teasing, bullying, and their sometimes deadly consequences are in the news a lot lately. Parents of all children, especially those with hearing loss, have good reason to be concerned about this troubling phenomenon. How can […]