Children are typically ready for VRA at 6months of age and they remain interested until approximately 2 1/2. Sometimes clinics have a test assistant available, but often this role is performed by the parent This video describes how to be a test assistant for visual reinforcement audiometry.
No matter what language you use – communicating with children builds language development.
Margo is the first deaf person Jacob and Gianina Thornton have ever met.
She’s also their baby — a wiggly 8-month-old with curly hair who made her first sign, the hand signal for milk, a couple of weeks ago.