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Why Do Children Reject Technology?

  For children with hearing loss who are using spoken language to succeed they need to wear their technology all walking hours. If technology is appropriately set children should be willing to wear their technology. But occasionally children reject technology. When this happens we need to know why. Only when we know why can we…

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What Does Intelligible Speech Look Like?

Malcolm Gladwell reports that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to learn something new. Hart and Risley report that typical children hear about 46 million words by age 4. Dehaene reports that a child needs 20,000 hours of listening as a basis for reading. Pittman reports that children with hearing loss require three times the…

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