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Monthly Archives: March 2018
Apple proposes new emojis for people with disabilities
Apple has outlined a series of emojis “to better represent individuals with disabilities,” according to a proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium – including “deaf sign” and an “ear with a hearing aid” emoji.
Upcoming Conference for Audiologists and EHDI Coordinators
Audiological Management of Infants and Toddlers with Complex
May 17th,18th & 19th, 2018
Four weeks online readings and chats beginning on April 23rd, 2018
The Audiology department at Children’s Hospital Colorado, supported by Hearing Screening Associates (HSA) and the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) are partnering to offer an exciting training opportunity for audiologists.
Online Instruction required before attending on-site training.
There are 4 weeks of online chats (1 hour each week) with readings during the weeks of April 23rd- May 14th, 2018. The online chats are followed by a 2.5-day onsite workshop.
On-site Instruction will be held at:
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO
13123 EAST 16TH AVENUE
AURORA, CO 80045
Hear to Learn Tip
One particularly important way in which young children learn new things is referred to as ‘incidental learning’. This term describes the ability to learn simply by observing and listening.
Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language
Study finds engaging young children in conversation is more important for brain development than “dumping words” on them.
Download the 2018 EHDI Annual Meeting App
NCMHI Family Engagement QI Webinar
Girl With Hearing Loss Enamored With New Doll That Wears Hearing Aids
This British 3-year-old wears hearing aids, and now her doll does too.
Dixie Harris-Sandstrom, of London, is enamored by her custom-made doll that sports a bright blue hearing aid just like she does.
‘The Silent Child’ wins Oscar for Live Action Short Film
Congrats to ‘The Silent Child’ starring six-year-old deaf British girl, for winning an Oscar for Live Action Short Film!
Early childhood education critical for students in poverty
A lack of access to early education can leave children living in poverty far behind their peers.
Closing that gap is part of the work being undertaken by the Four Schools Project, coordinated by the Spartanburg Academic Movement.