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By Hearing First TeamFebruary 19, 2019
Listen up! We’ve launched a podcast. We’re excited to share the first season of Powering Potential from Hearing First. Over six episodes, we’ll get to know the stories of four families who are teaching their children with hearing loss to listen and speak. Hear them get real about the fears, struggles, triumphs, and joys they’ve experienced along the way.
Hear the Crucial Information a Cochlear Implant Surgeon Provides for Families of Children with Hearing Loss
By Hearing First TeamDecember 12, 2018
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.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 23, 2018
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.
By Hearing First TeamNovember 10, 2016
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.
By Hearing First TeamSeptember 14, 2016
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.
By Hearing First TeamJune 13, 2016
For a child who is deaf or hard of hearing, fathers play a pivotal role in their lives.
By Hearing First TeamApril 28, 2016
When your baby’s hearing is tested, the results are presented in the form of a graph known as an audiogram.
By Hearing First TeamNovember 17, 2015
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!
By Hearing First TeamNovember 5, 2015
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.