Sharing Books with Toddlers

Toddlers (aged 18 months – 2 ½ years) have figured out what books are all about, but may or may not be ready to hear a whole story. They enjoy holding a book, turning the pages, looking at the pictures and talking about what interests them. They often have their favourite books, which they want to read again and again!


Webinar Offerings for Audiologists

Audiology Online is offering a multitude of webinars, including one on May 7th regarding “Best Practices for Audiologists Managing Multilingual/Multicultural Patients.” You can find out details and a list of many other offerings by clicking on the link below.


In Deaf People, The Language They Learned As Kids Affected Brain Structure

Guinevere Eden, D.Phil., director for the Center for the Study of Learning at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and her colleagues report on a new structural brain imaging study that shows, in addition to deafness, early language experience – English versus ASL – impacts brain structure. Half of the adult hearing and half of the deaf participants in the study had learned ASL as children from their deaf parents, while the other half had grown up using English with their hearing parents.