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!
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.
Science writer Lydia Denworth’s son was diagnosed with moderate to profound hearing loss around 2 years old. She explores hearing, language and the brain in her new book, “I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language.” “CBS This Morning” contributor Lee Woodruff reports.
This brief resource describes the main aspects of the Affordable Care Act and what the law means in terms of accessing needed services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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.
Don’t miss this webinar opportunity for EHDI programs to get insights into strategies applicable to family advisory groups and how they can help guide EHDI programs!
For young kids who are hard of hearing, the longer they wear a hearing aid, the better their speech and language skills, according to a new study.
Integrate Newborn Screening Results into Each Child’s Hearing Health Profile
In this study, the authors examined diagnostic and intervention services for children identified with hearing loss (HL) after the newborn period.