Family Engagement Is Vital For The Success Of The Child With Hearing Loss

The majority of children with hearing loss have parents and siblings with normal hearing. Because the family’s hearing is normal, understanding and empathizing with the child that has hearing loss may create a challenge. New research indicates that engagement by the family of a child with hearing loss is vital to early development and academic… Continue reading Family Engagement Is Vital For The Success Of The Child With Hearing Loss

Singing Could Be Key to Building Communication Skills for Children with Hearing Impairment

“I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning”  -Plato The importance of music as part of a well-rounded education has been recognized for centuries. In more recent years, music has also been connected with math and science… Continue reading Singing Could Be Key to Building Communication Skills for Children with Hearing Impairment

Hearing Loss Doesn’t Discriminate

What do you think when you imagine someone with hearing loss? An elderly person, a grandparent perhaps, with gray hair and hearing aids? The truth is, that picture is no longer the whole picture of hearing loss. According to the Hearing Health Foundation, nearly 48 million Americans of all ages have at least some trouble… Continue reading Hearing Loss Doesn’t Discriminate