It is important for you and other caregivers to know what batteries your child’s hearing aids use, how long the batteries usually last, how to check if the batteries are working, and to understand battery safety. http://www.heartolearn.org/tutorials/tutorial.php?id=9
To help your child learn how to listen and talk you need to fit new routines into your daily life.http://www.heartolearn.org/interactive-tutorials/Developing_New_Routines_Revised_ENGLISH/index.html
Understanding common emotions and being able to plan for expected services, can help you plan your schedule, reduce anxiety, and can help you be a part of the process.
Newborn screening is one of the most successful public health initiatives in the United States. Nearly 4 million babies are born each year in the U.S. Every baby is tested for a list of diseases or conditions, based on each state’s panel of tests. These newborn screening tests enable early identification of conditions – which allows for the earliest possible intervention or treatment.
We can actively teach anyone, especially children with hearing loss, how to listen using a listening model developed by Norman Erber’s called Erber’s levels of listening.