What Parents Want From Hearing Professionals

As technology improves and early diagnosis and interventions for infants are more available, it may be easy to lose sight of the fact that despite all the progress being made in audiology, families are still “rocked” when they learn that their baby has significant hearing loss. For many parents, any information shared about “how far audiology has come” is lost, because they often don’t hear anything beyond these words: “Your child has hearing loss.” But in their journey of raising a child with hearing loss, parents develop a certain level of expertise and offer unique insights that would be useful to hearing professionals.

Link: http://journals.lww.com/thehearingjournal/Fulltext/2017/10000/What_Parents_Want_From_Hearing_Professionals.9.aspx