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Hear the Crucial Information a Cochlear Implant Surgeon Provides for Families of Children with Hearing Loss

By Hearing First TeamDecember 12, 2018

LSL Intervention Practice, "Hearing First" | LSL strategies, parent advice, LSL outcomes, parent-professional partnerships, Parent Outcomes, hearing technology

Do you have questions about cochlear implants for children who are deaf or hard of hearing? We’ve got some answers! Hear from Hearing First CEO, Dr. Teresa Caraway as she interviews Dr. Stan Baker, an Otologist and Cochlear Implant Surgeon with over 25 years of experience in the field as they discuss all things cochlear implants for children with hearing loss.

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The Unlimited Potential of the LSL Life

By Hearing First TeamOctober 23, 2018

"Hearing First" | LSL journey, LSL story, parent support, parent advice, listening and spoken language, LSL outcomes, Celebrate LSL, hearing technology

We at Hearing First believe that children who are deaf or hard of hearing have the potential to be whatever they want to be. We're delighted to share the stories and accomplishments of our community members thriving with Listening and Spoken Language on LSLLife.com.

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Share Your LSL Story with StoryCorps 2016

By Hearing First TeamNovember 10, 2016

"Hearing First" | listening and spoken language, LSL outcomes, hearing technology, parent advice, LSL journey, LSL story, holidays

Your listening and spoken language (LSL) story has the power to equip, encourage and inspire a family just when they need it most. Read about “The Great Listen” project from StoryCorps and a great opportunity to share your family’s LSL story.

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Travel Talk #2: Keeping Hearing Technology On

By Hearing First TeamSeptember 14, 2016

LSL Day by Day | parent advice, early brain development, LSL strategies, hearing technology, Celebrate LSL

In the second post of our Travel Talk blog series, we talk about ways to encourage your child to keep their hearing technology on while traveling.

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Fathers Share Their LSL Story

By Hearing First TeamJune 13, 2016

Celebrate LSL, "Hearing First" | LSL story, hearing technology, parent advice, Parent Outcomes

For a child who is deaf or hard of hearing, fathers play a pivotal role in their lives.

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Audiology Fruit and the String Bean

By Hearing First TeamApril 28, 2016

"Hearing First", LSL Intervention Practice | LSL techniques, Children With Hearing Loss, community of practice, Hearing Status, hearing technology, professional advice, professional home, professional perspective, Celebrate LSL

When your baby’s hearing is tested, the results are presented in the form of a graph known as an audiogram. 

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Sharing Your LSL Story With StoryCorps

By Hearing First TeamNovember 17, 2015

"Hearing First" | listening and spoken language, LSL outcomes, hearing technology, parent advice, LSL journey, LSL story, holidays

Your story has the power to equip, encourage, or inspire a family just when they need it most. This Thanksgiving weekend, there is a great opportunity to share your family’s LSL story through the StoryCorps “Great Thanksgiving Listen.” Find out how!

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The Results Are In: Learn What to do After a Newborn Hearing Screening

By Hearing First TeamNovember 5, 2015

"Hearing First" | listening and spoken language, LSL outcomes, hearing technology, parent advice, newborn hearing screening, hearing testing

97% of all newborn babies in the U.S. receive a hearing screening — but most expecting parents don’t understand how essential this test is to their baby’s future. Hearing loss is the single most common birth anomaly, yet it’s rarely on our radar. Learn what to do if your baby has failed their newborn hearing screening.

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Eyes Open...Hearing Technology On!

By Hearing First TeamOctober 6, 2015

"Hearing First" | daily routines, LSL outcomes, hearing technology

Learning LSL requires access to all the speech sounds when a child with hearing loss is awake. Learn why proper, constant use of hearing technology is so important for brain development.

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