The Importance of Building Social Communication Skills

Today’s blog is written by my friend and colleague, Andrea Warner-Cyz. Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz, Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas, investigates communication and quality of life in children with hearing loss using cochlear implants (CIs). Her research focuses on risk and protective factors that underlie variability in speech, language, and hearing skills,…

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unilateral hearing loss

Unilateral Hearing Loss

Until the last 15 or 20 years there has been a significant change in the way unilateral hearing loss has been viewed. Until recently audiologists and ENT’s assumed that a unilateral hearing loss (UHL) did not cause any language or learning problems. We now know that unilateral hearing loss causes significant problems. Cheryl Deconde Johnson…

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