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Ask the ENT - Middle Ear Troubles

By Hearing First TeamMarch 27, 2017

LSL Intervention Practice | LSL journey, LSL outcomes, community of practice, parent-professional partnerships, parent support, hearing testing, Celebrate LSL

Middle ear fluid (otitis media with effusion) is a common condition in childhood, often causing a temporary conductive hearing loss. When middle ear fluid persists, treatment may be recommended. Dr. Stan Baker, an ENT specializing in otology and neurotology, recently worked with Hearing First to answer some of the common questions about middle ear fluid and how it affects your child with pre-existing hearing loss. Read along for helpful takeaways and insights straight from the doctor himself!

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An Audiologist's Viewpoint of Middle Ear Issues

By Hearing First TeamMarch 22, 2017

LSL Intervention Practice | LSL journey, LSL outcomes, community of practice, hearing testing, parent-professional partnerships, parent support, Celebrate LSL

We're continuing our conversation about middle ear fluid with an audiologist’s point of view! Read on to learn about the ins and outs of middle ear fluid and how your child's audiologist can help you tackle middle ear issues.

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What LSL Professionals Want to Talk About

By Hearing First TeamJune 30, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First", News & Events | Children With Hearing Loss, community of practice, Hearing Status, hearing testing, listening and spoken language, professional learning community

Have you ever wondered what kinds of questions other LSL professionals are asking? We were wondering too! The results are in, find out what professionals want to talk about.

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Development of Humor

By Hearing First TeamApril 5, 2016

Connected Learning, "Hearing First", LSL Day by Day | LSL plan, LSL strategies, LSL techniques, daily routines, early brain development, hearing testing, newborn hearing screening, parent advice

Our brains are wired to experience pleasure when we laugh. With April Fools in our rearview mirror it’s the perfect time to talk about your child’s developing sense of humor.

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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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