The Catalyst Center: Improving Financing of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, and the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health invite you to participate in this webinar: the Affordable Care Act and Children with Vision and Eye Health Needs.
Early language and communication skills are crucial for children’s success in school and beyond. Language and communication skills include the ability to understand others (i.e., receptive language) and express oneself (i.e., expressive language) using words, gestures, or facial expressions. Children who develop strong language and communication skills are more likely to arrive at school ready to learn. They also are less likely to have difficulties learning to read and are more likely to have higher levels of achievement in school.
The Medical Home Portal has revised their unit on Hearing Loss and Deafness. There is great new information for medical home providers, as well as families.
Penn State Brandywine Assistant Professor of Psychology Daniela Martin is on the frontline of significant, unique research. With the first generation of cochlear implant recipients reaching adulthood, Martin and her colleagues are out to discover the long-term psychological outcomes of this relatively new medical procedure.