A speech pathologist recently pointed out to my wife and I that a hard of hearing child needs exposure to all the individual sounds of the English language in order to speak well. Since our child specifically has a hope of complete normal hearing one day, we are working hard to enable him to speak. […]
We learned about a simple test this weekend that is useful to parents. The Ling 6 test covers the spectrum of English sounds in order to give an accurate representation of a child’s hearing. Instead of testing for volume, it also tests for frequency. The initial sounds are lower frequency and they work their way […]
This is where information my wife and I discover about hard of hearing children will be found. We also hope to provide information for parents of hard of hearing children, especially infants.
Since our child has perfect cochleas, we are one of the few not really excited about CIs. They are great, but we do not […]