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By Hearing First TeamOctober 20, 2015
There are great parallels to be drawn between partner dancing and the parent-professional partnership that helps children who are deaf or hard of hearing reach their full potential.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 15, 2015
Advances in hearing technology and early intervention have redefined what’s possible for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. As parents envision the future they want for their baby and choose the approach most likely to get them there — they need access to complete information about the options and outcomes. Learn how informed choice helps families make the best choice for their child.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 12, 2015
In today’s rapidly changing world, “what’s possible” is changing all the time. This is especially true for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. A hearing loss diagnosis means something different today than it once did. Learn about the shifts in understanding and advances in technology that are expanding more possibilities than ever before.
By Hearing First TeamOctober 9, 2015
Learn why knowing the outcome you want for your child is so important. Then watch Dr. Carol Flexer, notable pediatric audiologist, explain why families should envision their child’s future to support them in reaching their desired outcomes for their child with hearing loss.
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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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